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Premium wine labels: the trends to watch

Premium wine labels: the trends to watch

Across the wine-producing regions of Australia, the US, Spain and Italy, an entire generation of winemakers are emancipating themselves from the design codes of French wine. Driven by the unbridled creativity of so-called table wines, the[…]

06/09/2021 | Consumer trends
Paul Lafayet Pâtisserie Française fetes Hong Kong's Crème Brulée Festival

Paul Lafayet Pâtisserie Française fetes Hong Kong's Crème Brulée Festival

Since it was founded in 2016, the Crème Brulée Festival, the brainchild of fine foods brand Paul Lafayet - Pâtisserie Française, has become a much-anticipated gourmet event in Hong Kong. For the 2021 edition last May, sales increased by 20%.[…]

06/02/2021 | Fine foods
Exclusive Interview: Gordy Pleyers on shaping luxury consumer perception through design

Interview

Exclusive Interview: Gordy Pleyers on shaping luxury consumer perception through design

Gordy Pleyers, Professor of Neuromarketing at the University of Louvain in Belgium and scientific expert in the area of consumer influence, coordinates Mind Insights, a scientific organization that conducts exclusive studies to better understand[…]

04/22/2021 |
Gin: Analyzing a market in flux

Gin: Analyzing a market in flux

Gin has gone from rotgut to chic cocktail. Today, it makes up a creative, cosmopolitan market teeming with products — perhaps too many. So what's the risk? That an overly crowded marketplace could blur visibility and bore consumers, even when it[…]

Château Mouton Rothschild: Xu Bing illustrates 2018 millésime

Château Mouton Rothschild: Xu Bing illustrates 2018 millésime

Renowned as the world’s most expensive wine, Château Mouton Rothschild, a Pauillac Premier Cru Classé, now owned by Baroness Philippine de Rothschild’s three children, is also the world’s only wine whose label, since 1945, has been illustrated[…]

04/07/2021 | Crafts
Dossier of the Month - Getting creative: the latest materials, decoration & design solutions

Dossier

Dossier of the Month - Getting creative: the latest materials, decoration & design solutions

It's a creative time to be in the business of luxury packaging development. Over the last 18 months, our pages have seen a rich influx of innovations from suppliers, designers and crafts specialists. In this month's Dossier, we've gathered what[…]

03/30/2021 | DecorationMaterials
Quinta Vale D. Maria: Port glory

Quinta Vale D. Maria: Port glory

For this exceptional limited-edition port, Quinta Vale D. Maria highlighted Portugeuse expertise from harvest and design to the production of the coffret. After completing her studies in agricultural engineering in the early 2000s, Rita Rivotti[…]

01/28/2021
Nelly Saunier's featherweight creations

Nelly Saunier's featherweight creations

Maître d’art, Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres and winner of the Bettencourt Prize for the Intelligence of the Hand, Nelly Saunier is a plumassière, a feather artist. In her Paris studio, she deconstructs and reconstructs nature. Plumassière.[…]

01/07/2021 | Portraits
Château La Grace Dieu Les Prieurs' first Chardonnay goes artisanal

Château La Grace Dieu Les Prieurs' first Chardonnay goes artisanal

For Cuvée Elena, its limited-edition 2019 millésime Chardonnay, Château La Grace Dieu Les Prieurs designed a custom magnum bottle. Produced by French glassmaker Waltersperger, the handcrafted bottles will be auctioned off for charity this year.[…]

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 | Materials