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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 | Design
Paperscent opts for Carestia blotters

Paperscent opts for Carestia blotters

Beauty sampling company Carestia Arcade Beauty has inked a partnership with Paperscent to be the exclusive supplier of fragrance blotters worldwide for the latter’s fragrance sample dispensers. The dispensers decorate the blotter in real-time,[…]

10/21/2020 |
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
Gaultier & Lancôme win best bottle at Fragrance Foundation France Awards

Gaultier & Lancôme win best bottle at Fragrance Foundation France Awards

The 28th edition of the Fragrance Foundation France Awards, which went digital this year with a virtual ceremony, highlighted the work of glassmakers Pochet du Courval, Verescence and Bormioli Luigi in the best bottle category. In the[…]

10/09/2020 |
Texen partners with Roctool for molding technology

Texen partners with Roctool for molding technology

Beauty packaging supplier Texen (PSB Industries) has signed a non-exclusive partnership with Roctool to use the company’s patented heat-molding technology in its production processes. Texen says it is using Roctool’s technology with recycled[…]

10/08/2020 | Corporate strategyCSR
Qualiform first to market with Eastman’s Cristal Renew

Qualiform first to market with Eastman’s Cristal Renew

French cosmetics packaging producer Qualiform (Certina Packaging Group) has launched a line of bottles integrating Eastman’s Cristal Renew copolyester that is said to offer high levels of recycled content without compromising on performance or[…]

10/02/2020 | Bottles
Inside Aston Martin’s whisky collaboration with Bowmore

Inside Aston Martin’s whisky collaboration with Bowmore

The first in a series of collaborations between Bowmore Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky (Beam Suntory) and luxury carmaker Aston Martin, Black Bowmore DB5 1964 is set to hit the market this fall. The year 1964 is a reference to milestones at[…]

09/30/2020 | Wine & spirits
Guerlain's Cécile Lochard outlines sustainability priorities

Interview

Guerlain's Cécile Lochard outlines sustainability priorities

Cécile Lochard was named Director of Sustainable Development for Guerlain this month. In our preview from the full interview to be published in the Fall issue of Formes de Luxe, Lochard talks about how the luxury beauty brand has restructured[…]

Techniplast on refill technology innovations

Interview

Techniplast on refill technology innovations

Techniplast is a pioneer in luxury fragrance refills for retail and consumer use. Loïc Bouet, the French supplier’s Sales Director, talks about this high-growth market in an excerpt of our upcoming feature interview in the Fall issue of Formes[…]

Formes de Luxe Awards reveals jury for 22nd edition

Formes de Luxe Awards reveals jury for 22nd edition

Each year, the Formes de Luxe Awards celebrate the brands and suppliers that have launched innovative—and often cutting-edge—product packaging in the luxury sector. This year, in light of the current context, the competition will go digital. And[…]

09/17/2020