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Cosmogen provides pump for 900.care

Cosmogen provides pump for 900.care

Cosmetics applicators specialist Cosmogen supplied the pump for the refillable foaming hand gel from French personal-care start-up 900.care. The foaming hand gel comes in a stick format to dissolve in water.

A drop of creativity: 7 droppers that stand out from the pack

A drop of creativity: 7 droppers that stand out from the pack

Luxe Packaging Insight takes a look at some of the recent launches in the realm of dropper formats, from colored solutions and precious stones to wood and design-led offerings. Last fall, Spanish dropper specialist Virospack launched what it[…]

04/08/2021 |
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 | CraftsDesign
Amorepacific to debut paper-based tubes

Amorepacific to debut paper-based tubes

Amorepacific has unveiled patented technology for the in-house manufacturing of paper-based tubes. The South Korean beauty group’s primera brand will be the first in its portfolio to launch the new packaging. Compostable tubes are also in the[…]

Matières à Penser: an edited selection from Mu’s sustainable materials library

Matières à Penser: an edited selection from Mu’s sustainable materials library

Fruit of the Environmental Trend Notebooks launched at LVMH in 2004, Matières à Penser has become a virtual materials library all of its own. Directed by French eco-design agency Mu, it now comprises some 500 references, providing the luxury[…]

03/31/2021 |
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
Pili’s renewable pigments prep for industrialization phase

Interview

Pili’s renewable pigments prep for industrialization phase

French start-up Pili is pioneering the creation of bio-based pigments with the promise of a palette of unlimited — and lasting — colors. In March 2021, the Toulouse-based company welcomed a second round of funding of €4m, enabling it to embark[…]

03/30/2021 | Materials
Maison Fey embarks on embossing stone

Maison Fey embarks on embossing stone

Through its 110-year history, leather crafts company Maison Fey has made a name for itself through the creation of leather desk tops, faux books and Cordoba leather mainly destined for the interior decoration market. Today, the Parisian atelier[…]

03/25/2021 | Crafts
In-store beauty sampling reinvented: How coronavirus is changing the game

In-store beauty sampling reinvented: How coronavirus is changing the game

From Hermès’ H24 contactless fragrance sampler to Dior’s touchless skincare, we look at how luxury beauty brands and retailers are adapting product testing to the pandemic, and the suppliers and olfactory marketing specialists that are providing[…]

03/24/2021 |
Hermès embraces concrete for H24 contactless fragrance sampler

Hermès embraces concrete for H24 contactless fragrance sampler

Hermès’ retail sampler for its new men’s fragrance, H24, was redesigned to be contactless in light of hygiene constraints linked to the health crisis. We take a look at the inner workings of this innovative sampling solution. Combining gray[…]

03/18/2021 |