What Happens When You Put Ice in a Wind Tunnel?

Chivas Gets Creative With Ice to Promote its Upscale 'Ice Drop'

Published on Dec 02, 2014

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If you think ice in a drink is just about cubes, think again. To promote premium sub-brand Chivas18, Chivas Regal has created an "ice press" for select upscale bars; the press produces a special Chivas18-branded "ice drop." The concept was dreamed up with Italian design house Pininfarina, which specializes in luxury car concepts. To promote the partnership, Chivas and agency AnalogFolk created this online film in which a block of ice is taken to Pininfarina's own wind tunnel (usually used to test the aerodynamics of car designs) in Torino, Italy. Blasted air transforms the ice into a sleek droplet shape. It's all strangely mesmerizing.

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Dec 02, 2014
AnalogFolk London
Executive Creative Director:
Simon Richings
Creative Director:
Stephen Reed
Agency Producer:
Lucy Dawson
Creative Agency Planner:
Matt Dyke
Production Company:
Habana Creative
Richard Oliver
Director, Photography:
Shaun Atherton
Andy Welch
Bent Ear
Post Production:
Smoke & Mirrors
Visual Effects:
Guillaume Weiss
Rob Featherstone

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