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La Alazana whisky: straight from Argentina

La Alazana whisky: straight from Argentina

The story behind La Alazana is a blend of family history. Co-founder Nestor Serenelli’s Italian grandparents have been distilling fruit with barley since they arrived in Argentina, while his wife Lila's ancestors came to Patagonia at the end of[…]

05/27/2020
M.ARCH: makeup made to inspire

M.ARCH: makeup made to inspire

French design agency De Baschmakoff has unveiled a new makeup brand concept that brings refills and roll-on applicators to the fore. Dubbbed M.ARCH, the concept is part of the agency’s Futur Proche (near future) innovation program. Thierry de[…]

04/06/2020
Metsä Board reveals Better with Less Design Challenge winners

Metsä Board reveals Better with Less Design Challenge winners

Better with Less Design Challenge, Finnish paperboard manufacturer Mestä Board’s annual design contest, has named the winners for its 2020 edition. First place went to Expandable Eco Street Food Ware, created by Philippines-based designers[…]

03/16/2020
Copenhagen Distillery launches first single malt

Copenhagen Distillery launches first single malt

Denmark's Copenhagen Distillery has unveiled its First Edition Single Malt Whisky, a limited-edition spirit that claims to be the first “made in Copenhagen” single malt. Produced using local malted barley aged for three years in beechwood-smoked[…]

02/26/2020 | GlassWine & spirits
Príncipe de los Apostoles: a story of Argentinian premium gin

Príncipe de los Apostoles: a story of Argentinian premium gin

Latin America’s very first artisanal gin in, Príncipe de los Apostoles was launched seven years by Renato Giovannoni, known to most as Tato, and manager of the famed Florería Atlántico in Buenos Aires, which was named South America’s best bar in[…]

02/11/2020
Maciej Konopka: a Polish designer's perspective

Maciej Konopka: a Polish designer's perspective

The Polish market boasts a number of designers of international stature. Maciej Konopka, head of Brandy Design and professor of Fine Arts in Warsaw, shares his views on how ecological concerns are shaping design in the luxury packaging sector[…]

01/30/2020 | Spirits

Un flacon Guerlain signé Tarek Benaoum

L’emblématique flacon aux Abeilles de la maison Guerlain (LVMH) se pare d’un nouvel habillage pour l’édition limitée Santal Royal, un parfum best-seller de la collection Absolus d’Orient. Une fragrance qui fête par la même occasion son cinquième[…]

11/05/2019 | ParfumTendances
Metsä Board kicks off Better With Less design challenge

Metsä Board kicks off Better With Less design challenge

Finnish paperboard manufacturer Metsä Board has kicked off the second edition of Better With Less, its design competition that aims to promote the use of less material and to propose paperboard as an alternative to the use of plastic packaging.[…]

09/04/2019
Celebrating glass at Verallia's Design Awards

Celebrating glass at Verallia's Design Awards

The winners of the 2019 Verallia Design Awards worked on the theme le verre en fete, (celebrating glass) for the competition’s tenth edition. Prizes were awarded in five categories (wine, non-alcoholic beverages, spirits, beer, and food), as[…]

07/01/2019
Le verre en fête au Verallia Design Awards

Le verre en fête au Verallia Design Awards

Les lauréats des Verallia Design Awards 2019 ont planché sur le thème « le verre de la fête » pour cette dixième édition du concours design. Cinq prix ont étés décernés (vins, boissons non-alcoolisées, spiritueux, bière et food) ainsi qu’un «[…]

07/01/2019