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ID Genève first luxury watchmaker to roll out seaweed packaging

ID Genève first luxury watchmaker to roll out seaweed packaging

Aiming to combine luxury and sustainability, Swiss watchmaker ID Genève is to roll out a watch box made of seaweed. Produced using Notpla Rigid, it is said to be home compostable. After its plastic-free, plant-based watch straps made from[…]

11/26/2022 | Lifestyle
Luxury packaging takeaways from Les Places d’Or

Luxury packaging takeaways from Les Places d’Or

Luxury packaging trade show Les Places d’Or took place from November 15-17th at Paris hotel Le Meurice. Scented domed labels made of biosourced resin, a newly patented metal-free metallic decoration technology and artisanal crafts used to[…]

11/24/2022 | BottlesDispensing
Waste wool gets new life with Woola

Waste wool gets new life with Woola

In a bid to make e-commerce less reliant on plastic packaging, Woola’s portfolio offers three protective solutions made of waste wool. Positioned as a compostable alternative to bubble wrap for e-commerce packaging in the cosmetics, jewelry,[…]

11/22/2022 | CreativeDesign
Auressens: metal effects minus the metal

Auressens: metal effects minus the metal

Promising the look of metal without calling for metallic pigments, Auressens’ patented decoration technology offers new options for luxury packaging. French deeptech start-up Auressens’ decoration technology is designed to create a lustrous[…]

11/21/2022 | Design
Nylo: fishing nets take on a second life

Nylo: fishing nets take on a second life

With French company Fil & fab, used fishing lines are transformed into functional high added-value products. French company Fil & fab’s Nylo is made of recycled fishing nets and lines sourced from ports and harbors in Brittany. The material,[…]

11/21/2022 | Design
La Bouteille Sur Mesure: Bugatti and Champagne Carbon push hyper-personalized packaging

La Bouteille Sur Mesure: Bugatti and Champagne Carbon push hyper-personalized packaging

With the new La Bouteille Sur Mesure service from Bugatti and Champagne Carbon, luxury consumers can personalize their Champagne, its carbon fiber bottle and Bugatti-inspired case. Last year saw the introduction of the one-of-a-kind La Bouteille[…]

11/10/2022 | Gift BoxesDesign
Creative paper trends: How are sustainble aspirations impacting fine papers?

Creative paper trends: How are sustainble aspirations impacting fine papers?

When it comes to sustainability, paper is everywhere. Recycled variants are moving upmarket with improved print quality, while alternatives to wood pulp are reinforcing their presence. The paper industry as a whole is devising new[…]

11/09/2022 | SustainabilityCreative
Formes de Luxe Awards 2022: Discover the nominees

Formes de Luxe Awards 2022: Discover the nominees

Some 82 luxury packaging innovations were competing for a coveted Formes de Luxe Award this year, with the winners announced during a ceremony at LUXE PACK Monaco on October 3rd. Our dedicated booklet offers a deep dive into the nominated[…]

10/13/2022 | BottlesClosures
A first for L’Occitane en Provence: 100% recycled PET bottles using Loop technology

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A first for L’Occitane en Provence: 100% recycled PET bottles using Loop technology

L’Occitane en Provence debuted a collaboration with Loop Industries in 2018 to integrate molecularly recycled PET into its product value chain. This week, the French beauty brand revealed its first limited run of 100% Loop-recycled PET bottles[…]

09/29/2022 | BottlesCorporate strategy
James Cropper’s take on molded fiber for luxury

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James Cropper’s take on molded fiber for luxury

James Cropper Colourform, a division of the British papermaker, has been a major player as the luxury packaging market increasingly moves into molded pulp fiber alternatives. In the upcoming Autumn 2022 issue of our sister publication Formes de[…]

09/15/2022