Sunday, April 3, 2011

The Perfume Bottles of Rene Lalique

In 1908 Rene Lalique designed the first perfume bottles for Francois Coty. Prior to this time perfume bottles were just plain flasks that held expensive perfumes. But with the invention of synthetic oils that could be used to mass produce perfume, Rene Lalique saw the potential to take a plain everyday object and turn it into an art object. 

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