Decor BYO bottle chiller

Made by Decor Corporation Pty Ltd in Scoresby, Victoria, 1986.

The decor insulated wine carrier with wine chiller was designed in 1978 to meet the needs of people in Melbourne who patronised ‘BYO’ (bring your own) restaurants, which was a popular practice at this time. It can also be used as a bottle drink carrier for sporting events, picnics and barbecues. Designed by Richard Carlson, it was very different from any other product on the market. It can hold two bottles of wine or four drink cans, and the removable chiller can be frozen before being placed be...


Insulated wine carrier in white coloured plastic with black handle and lining. The carrier has a removable container which is designed to be filled with water and frozen. Packaging consists of a cardboard presentation box.


435 mm
240 mm
130 mm


Wine cooler designed by Richard Carlson in Melbourne in 1978. Made by Decor Corporation Ptd Ltd, Scoresby, Victoria.
The graphic design for the packaging was by Andy Schmid. Australian Design Registration Numbers 75696, 76230.

Richard Carlson is an independent Industrial Design Consultant who has provided Australian manufacturers with over 200 export products. He was awarded the Prince Phillip Prize for Australian Design in 1980 for the design of the Decor Insulated BYO Wine Chiller.
Decor Corporation Pty Ltd 1986
Carlson, Richard 1978


Gift of Decor Corporation, 1987
6 February, 1987

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