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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 |
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
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 |
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 |
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[…]

Frugalpac opts to bottle wine & spirits in paper

Frugalpac opts to bottle wine & spirits in paper

Described as no less than “the biggest innovation for wine and spirits since the launch of the glass bottle,” the Frugal Bottle is made of recycled paperboard. Created in the UK by packaging supplier Frugalpac, the Frugal Bottle is composed of[…]

09/09/2020 |
Verallia targets French micro-distillers with Arsène bottle

Verallia targets French micro-distillers with Arsène bottle

Anticipating a boom in craft spirits in France, glassmaker Verallia went straight to the source when creating its latest release, a bottle that targets the country’s micro-distillers. Called Arsène, the bottle was co-created with several[…]

08/11/2020
Coverpla’s refillable on-the-go flacon

Coverpla’s refillable on-the-go flacon

Coverpla has expanded its portfolio with the addition of a 15ml refillable travel spray. Bormioli Luigi produced the Coverpla-designed flacon, which targets perfumers and brands wanting to showcase their creations. Dubbed Tess, its pump produces[…]

07/24/2020
Diageo to roll out first spirits bottle made of paper

Diageo to roll out first spirits bottle made of paper

Drinks group Diageo is launching what it says is the world’s first paper-based, plastic-free spirits bottle in collaboration with Pulpex. The company will roll out a first paper bottle for Johnnie Walker early next year. Diageo is bringing the[…]

Bormioli Luigi’s Eco-Friendly Matting: the “look and feel of acid etching”

Bormioli Luigi’s Eco-Friendly Matting: the “look and feel of acid etching”

Following the launch earlier this year of its UV protection coating, the Italian glassmaker is introducing a ceramic-based glass matting process that it claims is significantly kinder to the environment than acid etching. Dubbed Eco-Friendly[…]

07/03/2020 |