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Design story: The Decanter from Landor Associates

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Blog entry by RonPeters posted 08-21-2010 05:50 AM 4561 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently found this design video. The music is a bit dated.

I thought folks here would appreciate a hands on design method. Notice the French curves and dividers…no autocad here!

Follow the process of designing a bottle decanter from start to finish.

Design story: The Decanter from Landor Associates on Vimeo.

-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I



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Karson

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#1 posted 08-21-2010 03:24 PM

A great story on. Thanks for the link.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#2 posted 08-21-2010 10:22 PM

thank´s for sharing this Ron :-)
very informative vidio
french curves and deviders are great tools in the layout fase
and is equell importen as ruler , squares , protractors, micrometers, and markinggauges

take care
Dennis

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#3 posted 08-22-2010 01:07 AM

That is a great video Ron. I work with plastic models and complain when I have to mold a special piece to fit a modification I made, this process is way more intense! Thanks for posting the video link.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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#4 posted 08-22-2010 03:15 AM

Wonderful video.

I love how you take care to warn us that the music may be a bit outdated. What about the smoking and drinking in the workplace? That didn’t make an impact on you? I also enjoy that all the “typical shoppers” they tested in the mock grocery store were all women. And the evening cocktail party with all of the men in suits. Classic.

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#5 posted 08-24-2010 01:53 AM

Yeah, I noticed the smoking and the celebratory drinking! But you know, that’s the way it was back then! Even the old movies, and who here remembers everyone – including the cigarette companies – insisting that it was completely ‘harmless’?? Goes to show, DODD (do your own due diligence) don’t take the word of anyone without looking deeper into it.

-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I

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