Coca-Cola Bottle

Perhaps this is nostalgia, but the Coca-Cola bottle represents very good industrial design. It is almost surprising to learn that it dates back to 1915 — the design is timeless. Not to mention iconic; Coca-Cola is one of the most recognised brands in the world, and a lot of that is down to the distinctive, and highly recognisable bottle that held sway until recent times.
Ergonomically, it works very well. It is easy to hold when wet or cold (probably both) and the smooth section that separates the hand grips allows the brand to be prominently displayed.
Sadly, the bottle is almost extinct; modern economics prevent the use of refillable bottles, and these ones cost too much for one-time use.
As to its iconic value, famed designer Raymond Loewy called the bottle “the most perfectly designed package in the world.” Recently an Andy Warhol painting of a Coke bottle sold at auction for $35m.

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