Formes de Luxe

the luxury packaging magazine

Formes de Luxe

L’Oréal joins the paper bottle community

Innovation / 10-17-19 / Looking to further boost its initiatives in the sustainable packaging realm, beauty group L’Oréal has joined the paper bottle company community: a consortium of brands, suppliers and technology experts developing (...)

With Mindset, Guerlain explores perfume and emotion

Innovation / 10-16-19 / Fragrance and technology are one and the same judging from Guerlain’s latest innovations. Last year, the LVMH brand’s Digital Innovation team unveiled Olfaplay, a "digital radio" platform (that includes an (...)

A smart perfume bottle signed Perfume-Tech & Hrastnik 1860

Innovation / 10-16-19 / Perfume-Tech, a Slovenian start-up, has teamed up with glassmaker Hrastnik 1860 to launch what it calls a "smart" perfume bottle. The innovation involves both the way the fragrance is dispensed (...)

BillerudKorsnäs unveils CrownBoard premium range

Innovation / 10-15-19 / Launched at Luxe Pack Monaco, CrownBoard is BillerudKorsnäs’ new premium board brand. Its high tensile strength allows for substantial lightweighting when it comes to packaging. "With CrownBoard, we’re looking (...)

Arcade Beauty: in line with sampling trends

Innovation / 10-10-19 / Sampling expert Arcade Beauty unveiled its latest series of innovations at Luxe Pack Monaco. Here is our recap. Touch'n Smell is comprised of a card covered with microcapsules (...)


Get the latest luxury packaging news every week!

Prix Formes de Luxe 2019: a winning selection

Prix Formes de Luxe / 10-09-19 / The Prix Formes de Luxe awards celebrated its 20th anniversary on October 1st in Monaco. Below are the winners in each category and for more details on the nominees and (...)

Arjowiggins Creative Papers opens a new chapter

Strategy / 10-09-19 / Arjowiggins Creative Papers, in receivership since January 2019, was acquired earlier this month by a consortium of the company's managers via an MBO in partnership with agency Scottish Enterprise. The (...)

Quadpack gains strength

Interview / 10-08-19 / Quadpack ceo Tim Eaves tells us what Louvrette and Inotech, its latest acquisitions, bring to the table. You purchased German primary packaging company Louvrette last month. What was behind (...)

Albéa and L’Oréal to launch paper tube

Innovation / 10-03-19 / In a bid to reduce the amount of plastic used in its packaging, Albéa has teamed up with L'Oréal to develop a paper-based tube for cosmetics. The material is a (...)

iDSCENT reinvents the perfume sample

Innovation / 10-03-19 / iDSCENT previewed Scentouch at the Luxe Pack Monaco show: a sample that reinvents fragrance application. "We realized that brands were looking for new alternatives to apply fragrance to (...)