The Scent Culture Institute is happy to welcome its first member outside Switzerland, perfumer and olfactive writer Dana El Masri from Canada.
It’s seems the Arab Spring has finally reached Lebanon, and its trigger and slogan have been decidedly olfactory: #YouStink
Given the higher temperatures the summer is the season of smells. Kate Taylor explored New York City with here nose – the report was published in the New York Times.
The French product designer Charline Ronzon-Jaricot wants to train and delight the nose:
Not only physical boundaries still set apart Hong Kong and China even after the reunification, but there are also invisible segregation like scent between the two places. This art project by Morgan Wong works with this situation.
The new exhibition at Tate Britain bringing in a master chocolatier, a scent expert and an audio specialist wants to change the way people interact with the paintings. Once again the new sensorium is widely covered by the media. It seems as if the cultural domain is deeply longing for...
Queens’ Museum of the Moving Image is hosting Future of Storytelling’s new exhibit, Sensory Stories.
Here is another article on bespoke perfume that relates it to a new relevance of craftmanship.
The Perfumed Plume Awards bestow honors in fragrance journalism.
Communication is digital and instant. You can watch videos and hear voices of your loved ones. But smell? Not so much. It is interesting to see how the emphasis and the underlying hopes und utopian ideas shift when reading the numerous articles on Onotes, Ophones and similar projects. Here is...
Sharing smell, but also touch, and even taste – that’s the vision of a London university professor who has developed a range of devices he hopes will transcend the current limitations of online communication.
In folk medicine, rosemary has been associated for centuries with having a good memory.
Traditionally, perfumes are bought as a gift by men for women. Today the situation is certainly more divers. And a recent study reveals further insights: Women do not buy fragrances they like for female friends. The study is summarized in Business Insider: Science has uncovered an unspoken etiquette about women...
Harvard professor and scent inventor David Edwards, and iconic master perfumer Christophe Laudamiel put their heads and noses together to create a fashion wrap with a confectionary twist: it is implanted with tiny oNotes so that it gives off the aroma of Belgian Chocolate.
Olfactory art is on the cutting edge of the multi-sensorial art experience. Denver Art Museum (DAM) is out in front of this trend with their ongoing collaborative efforts with perfumer and olfactory artist, Dawn Spencer Hurwitz.