“A perfumer is someone who masters the behaviour and the perception of volatile molecules by the nose and the brain.” – CHRISTOPHE LAUDAMIEL
In celebration of the Schnupperschau olfactory series final exhibition, Kunstmuseum Thun is hosting a number of events in January.
The other way of wearing scents – not with flowers, say it with fragrant molecules!
If you’ve ever wondered just what the hell stearoxytrimethylsilane is and what exactly it’s doing in your face wash, WIRED published a list of sources that might help.
“At the beginning was actually not the Verb, but the Scent: for chemical detection was the communication tool used by the first bacteria appearing on earth, for food and reproduction.” – CHRISTOPHE LAUDAMIEL, CHRISTOPH HORNETZ, BRAJA MOOKHERJEE & SUBHA PATEL
It is popular to believe that “natural” stands for better. Here is an article that explores some of the achievements of fragrance chemistry.