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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
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 |
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
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