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Exclusive report: 3D printing trends to watch in 2020

Exclusive report: 3D printing trends to watch in 2020

There seems no end in sight in the fast-paced development of 3D printing technologies. A new report* published by trade show 3DPrint Lyon (an Infopro Digital event) outlines emerging trends in the sector in France. While luxury remains a tiny[…]

10/27/2020 | MaterialsDesign
Verallia celebrates winners of annual Design Awards

Verallia celebrates winners of annual Design Awards

French glassmaker Verallia has unveiled the winners of its 2020 Design Awards. For the 11th edition of the event, design students' submissions centered on the theme of French Glass (“verre à la francaise”), and also competed for a special prize[…]

10/19/2020 | Design
Stoelzle serves up Sake concept

Stoelzle serves up Sake concept

Based on the observation that there are a limited range of designs currently available in the Sake market, glassmaker Stoelzle set out to create a new brand concept that reflects Japan’s expressive culture. “We took two elements of Japanese[…]

10/15/2020 |
Chanel’s fragrance coffret favors feathers and crystal

Chanel’s fragrance coffret favors feathers and crystal

For its new coffret, Beige et les Maisons d’art, Chanel called on French crystal maker Baccarat and feather artisan Maison Lemarié. Beige et les Maisons d’Art is the second of Chanel’s limited-edition coffrets highlighting the work of French[…]

09/11/2020 | Fragrance & cosmetics
Linea Design: Paper as a second skin

Linea Design: Paper as a second skin

Created by Linéa Design, Human is a project using artisanally made fine art paper for a rendering that embodies both purity and simplicity. Linéa Design developed Human, a “second skin” packaging concept for bottles in partnership with[…]

07/28/2020 |
centdegrés strikes a balance with Data x Design initiative

centdegrés strikes a balance with Data x Design initiative

Design agency centdegrés delved into Chinese culture to mount a visitor experience at the heart of trade show LUXE PACK Shanghai earlier this month. Dubbed Data x Design, the project, described as “a cross between a museum and a lab”,[…]

07/22/2020 |
Autajon Étiquettes’ label design contest puts illusion on center stage

Autajon Étiquettes’ label design contest puts illusion on center stage

Autajon Étiquettes, French group Autajon’s labels division for the wine and spirits market, announced the winners of its 2020 Wilaaw* competition, which celebrates design in the realm of wine labels. The fourth edition of the competition—whose[…]

07/09/2020 | Design
Green materials shortlisted at LVMH Innovation Awards 2020

Green materials shortlisted at LVMH Innovation Awards 2020

Traditionally held during the Vivatech trade show in Paris, the LVMH Innovation Awards were digitally broadcast due to the cancellation of the show's June 2020 edition. From among the 30 finalists, we highlight three start-ups offering novel[…]

07/08/2020 | CraftsDesign
Lalique unveils 2020 Hirondelles collector’s edition

Lalique unveils 2020 Hirondelles collector’s edition

The sapphire blue collector’s edition of crystal maker Lalique’s famed Hirondelles flacon celebrates the 100th anniversary of Réné Lalique’s villa in Wingen-sur-Mer in France. Four glassmakers were needed to create the body of the 20ml flacon,[…]

07/06/2020 | CraftsDesign
Glencairn’s sapphire-studded decanter

Glencairn’s sapphire-studded decanter

Glenfarclas has launched the latest and final addition to its Pagoda Reserve Series: Pagoda Sapphire Reserve, a 63-year-old single malt whisky housed in a jewel encrusted decanter. Scotland’s Glencairn Crystal crafted the decanter, as it did for[…]

06/29/2020 | DecorationCrafts