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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 | CraftsEditor's picks
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 |
Decoration innovation: Créanog embosses on wood

Decoration innovation: Créanog embosses on wood

French embossing specialist Créanog is applying its expertise to wood—a new technique that has already caught the attention of major cognac brands. While a handful of leading players in the spirits market were given an “unofficial” preview[…]

03/16/2021 | Gift BoxesTrends
Yonwoo looks to greener airless dispensers

Yonwoo looks to greener airless dispensers

Korea-based packaging manufacturer Yonwoo is seizing on the dynamic airless pump market to implement an engineering strategy aimed at improving the environmental impact of these particularly technical products. With their hygienic profile,[…]

Chanel develops Lipscanner make-up app in-house

Chanel develops Lipscanner make-up app in-house

French brand Chanel has unveiled Lipscanner, an AI-powered iPhone app that analyzes both color and texture allowing consumers to find their perfect lipstick shade in just a few clicks. Developed as a collaboration between Chanel’s Connected[…]

02/25/2021 |
Verallia lightweights Crus de France champagne bottle

Verallia lightweights Crus de France champagne bottle

French glassmaker Verallia has revamped its Crus de France bottle, part of its Selective Line by Verallia premium offering. The bottle is now 7% lighter, with a 27g reduction in carbon footprint at production. Verallia is continuing to add to[…]

02/18/2021 |