With the repeal of Prohibition in 1933 and the Depression requiring industrial manufacturers to rethink their business models, many companies began producing inexpensive giftware items. East coast companies, including Chase Chrome, Revere Copper, Manning-Bowman, Farber Bros., and Forman Bros. (among others), recruited prominent designers of the period to craft elegant cocktail sets in the “modern” style. Glassware companies also caught up with the craze, producing various cocktail sets.
Everything in this portfolio is modeled using 3D software (Blender and Adobe Substance), and all graphic designs are reproduced in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to original specifications. Many examples below are linked to posts with more information on the object’s history and design.