The world’s most intimate martini bar is inside of a van and accommodates just 2 guests and a mixologist

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Thursday 25 September 2014

As part of a vodka advertising campaign, the world’s most intimate martini bar was designed by the branding strategists of London-based Ragged Edge. So what makes it so intimate? Uh, it’s the fact that this bar takes up just a small space in the back of an updated Citroen H van and fits only two guests […]

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Spine vodka, anyone? A design concept by Johannes Schulz

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Monday 5 May 2014

You probably don’t realize how ordinary vodka packaging is until you see a really cool design. Spine Vodka was a private project by Johannes Schulz after his graduation from an international communication design school in Hamburg, Germany. Schulz says he integrated the spine with the ribcage to ‘communicate a product with a “backbone,” a beverage […]

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Really bad idea: Let’s get drunk on Sriracha Vodka!

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 12 December 2013

Who loves Sriracha? Everyone! It’s no wonder there are culinary experiments like the Sriracha candy cane or the Sriracha ice cream sandwich. Now, UV Vodka, the brand that created Sweet Green Tea vodka and Espresso vodka, has jumped on the bandwagon and came out with the Sriracha-flavored vodka. The vodka uses ingredients like vinegar, garlic, […]

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First bacon vodka, now glazed donut vodka

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Friday 5 October 2012

Perfect for those who like to fix a stiff drink in the morning: the glazed donut flavoured vodka by 360 Vodka, which combines “fresh donut flavor with a sweet glazed finish”, will let them do that without skipping the brekkie pastry. Cos you know, erm, skipping breakfast is bad. If you get bored of donuts, know that you can always bank on other brekkie-friendly options: bacon or buttered popcorn.

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Pussy Riot Vodka by Gordy Grundy and Michael Delgado

Lost At E Minor Contributor

By Lost At E Minor in New Design on Wednesday 26 September 2012

Pussy Riot Vodka is an internationally scaled art project from Los Angeles-based contemporary artists Gordy Grundy and Michael Delgado. No cause is unworthy of exploitation. As Americans, we instinctively empathize, analyze then produce an effort to right the wrong. Justice is served and the problem solved as long as you can throw enough money at it. In the spirit of Popism, American Manifest Destiny and the precedent of Claus Oldenburg’s Store in 1961, we present Pussy Riot Vodka. Art as activism. Free Pussy Riot. Have a drink and set them free!

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