Wednesday, June 15, 2011

The Unsung Heroes of Biscuit Embossing

The evolution of the Oreo emboss, from 1912, to 1924, to today

via ediblegeography
“…despite the iconic status of the Oreo emboss today, the identity of its designer remains murky. Many Internet resources have credited William Turnier as the man behind the four-leaf clover and serrated-edge design, but Nabisco could confirm only that a man by that name worked for the company during that time as a ‘design engineer.’ ”
Read the rest here.