G.E.M 鄧紫棋 – Therefore 於是 Merlot Design

Wine bottle design using Hong Kong singer, G.E.M Tang’s song, Therefore. The music video is rather gothic with a victorian feel to it. Along with the darker tones and femininity of the music, I believed Merlot was a good fit.

For the form of the bottle I was looking to create something sharp and feminine. The body is tall and transitions at defined angles to the slender neck.

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Keeping the graphics on the bottom of the bottle allowed a nice transition of materials, glossy glass to a textured label. I grabbed graphic elements from the music video such as the pattern on the mask of the dancer which was very abstract gold hibiscus flowers. I originally wanted to incorporate some red into the bottle as a reference to G.E.M’s outfit but decided it would be best to keep the gold with different black textures and have the red wine be the red element.

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