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X-Label: a new-generation luminous label

X-Label: a new-generation luminous label

Billed as the market’s first removable and rechargeable backlit label, X-Label is the brainchild of French packaging supplier Dapy. Geared to the nightlife market, the patented solution offers a lifetime of up to six hours. Dapy’s luminous[…]

11/25/2020 |
The Liquors by Kilian: fragrance or spirits?

The Liquors by Kilian: fragrance or spirits?

Blurring the lines between scent and spirits, luxury fragrance brand Kilian’s (The Estée Lauder Companies) art deco-inspired The Liquors collection pays tribute to founder Kilian Hennessy’s cognac heritage. For this major launch, the heir to the[…]

11/18/2020 |
Paboco's gameplan to pioneer the paper bottle

Paboco's gameplan to pioneer the paper bottle

Paboco, the Paper Bottle Company, is out to shake up packaging norms with its first branded paper bottle slated for launch in 2021. Currently in a start-up, scale-up phase, the Danish company’s “pioneer community” is a joint venture between[…]

11/10/2020 | MaterialsCorporate strategy
A bottle made of carbon emissions? L’Oréal & partners embark on “world-first”

A bottle made of carbon emissions? L’Oréal & partners embark on “world-first”

A collaboration between L’Oréal, carbon recycler LanzaTech and energy giant Total, the project aims to “make single-use carbon a thing of the past”. L’Oréal aims to launch a first packaging application by 2024. A first step in what could well be[…]

Albéa & Sabic developing molecularly recycled plastic tube for Origins

Albéa & Sabic developing molecularly recycled plastic tube for Origins

Described by Albéa as an “advanced recycled tube”, the plastic making up the tube for Estée Lauder-owned Origins will be the fruit of Sabic’s chemical recycling technology. Beauty packaging supplier Albéa will manufacture the polymer resin tube[…]

10/16/2020 | CSR
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[…]

Techniplast on refill technology innovations

Interview

Techniplast on refill technology innovations

Techniplast is a pioneer in luxury fragrance refills for retail and consumer use. Loïc Bouet, the French supplier’s Sales Director, talks about this high-growth market in an excerpt of our upcoming feature interview in the Fall issue of Formes[…]

Le Rouge Français’ Collection Végétal debuts biosourced pack

Le Rouge Français’ Collection Végétal debuts biosourced pack

Lipstick brand Le Rouge Français, launched by husband-and-wife team Elodie Carpentier and Salem Ghezaili in 2018, boasts natural formulations using pigments sourced from tinctorial plants. Today the brand is moving a step further with partially[…]

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 |
Pujolasos patents Woodle, a removable inner cap

Pujolasos patents Woodle, a removable inner cap

In a bid to meet the ecological constraints linked to multi-material packaging, Spanish wooden cap specialist Pujolasos’ new system features a removable inner cap. The newly patented innovation, called Woodle, allows the inner plastic (or[…]

09/07/2020 |