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What to watch out for at LUXE PACK Monaco

What to watch out for at LUXE PACK Monaco

The luxury packaging industry’s renowned annual rendez-vous, LUXE PACK Monaco is opening its doors next week. New materials, sustainable solutions, the latest innovations, a spotlight on China and the LUXE PACK in Green and Formes de Luxe Awards[…]

09/23/2021 | SustainabilityBottles
Edition Speciale by LUXE PACK: innovation round-up

Edition Speciale by LUXE PACK: innovation round-up

Luxe Packaging Insight was on the ground at sustainable packaging trade show Edition Spéciale by LUXE PACK. From recycled and refillable packs to post-consumer waste initiatives, we highlight a selection of the green packaging innovations on[…]

09/15/2021 | DecorationGift Boxes
g.pivaudran trials recycled aluminum

g.pivaudran trials recycled aluminum

French family-owned supplier g.pivaudran is forging ahead with its aim to offer packaging components that integrate recycled aluminum. At Edition Spéciale by LUXE PACK last week, g.pivaudran showcased the results of its latest trials with[…]

09/09/2021 |
Behind Chanel’s N°5 limited-edition pulp pack

Behind Chanel’s N°5 limited-edition pulp pack

Described as “neither a folding carton nor a coffret,” Chanel’s limited-edition pulp blister pack, created for the 100th anniversary of the maison’s N°5 fragrance, hit markets earlier this summer. Knoll Packaging’s Florence Dancoisne and[…]

Sulapac launches flexible grade & bio-based barrier

Sulapac launches flexible grade & bio-based barrier

Along with its new flexible material conceived for thin-walled cosmetics jars, Finnish bio-composite specialist Sulapac is rolling out a patent-pending barrier solution that it claims leaves no trace of microplastics. In September 2020, Sulapac[…]

Magical Mushroom Company is out to “disrupt the polystyrene market”

Magical Mushroom Company is out to “disrupt the polystyrene market”

Magical Mushroom Company (MMC), a UK-based manufacturer of Ecovative Design’s mycelium-based biodegradable Mushroom Packaging, believes that its sustainable trays represent a “seismic shift” from polystyrene. After inaugurating a first factory[…]

04/15/2021 | Trends
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[…]

04/01/2021 |
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 | DecorationCrafts
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 | Creative