The Poetics of Smell as a Mode of Knowledge

“The act of smelling something, anything, is remarkably like the act of thinking itself. Immediately, at the very moment of perception, you can feel the mind going to work, sending the odor around from place to place, setting off complex repertoires throughout the brain, polling one center after another for...

The Olfactive on the App Store

TheOlfactive.com is a concept scent gallery that speaks on works of scent art by various artists, bringing together a collection of international artist and designers.

Folio Columns 2003-2014 by Luca Turin

  From 2003 to 2014, scientist and perfume critic Luca Turin (The Secret of Scent, Perfumes: the A-Z Guide) wrote two widely admired columns for distinguished Swiss magazine NZZ Folio. This is the first time many of these writings have been published in the original.