The social role of a perfume

“Perfume plays a social role in that it effects a unique synthesis of individual egoistical and social purposes in the field of the sense of smell.” –  GEORG SIMMEL

Exhibition in Berlin: “It smells like… flowers & fragrances”

The exhibition ‘It smells like… flowers & fragrances’, on view at me Collectors Room in Berlin from 14 April to 1 July 2018, reveals the undiminished potential of the visually rich subject of depictions of flowers and the subversive olfactory power of fragrances in contemporary art. The curator is Dr Heike...

Pitti Fragranze N.14

Upcoming Fragranze offers a full view of the world of scents: the most exclusive essences with their finest artisan quality, the latest in beauty and wellness products, as well as cosmetics and sophisticated accessories made by more than 270 of the world’s best names in the industry.

Natural & Synthetic

It is popular to believe that “natural” stands for better. Here is an article that explores some of the achievements of fragrance chemistry.

A new essence of life?

A company promises to provide ‘olfactory comfort’ by making a perfume from the distilled scent of our dearly departed. Could it catch on?

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