Perfumer

“A perfumer is someone who masters the behaviour and the perception of volatile molecules by the nose and the brain.” – CHRISTOPHE LAUDAMIEL

Perfume as art

“I like to think that every perfumer considers his or her work an art, and that a desire to create constitutes the motives for his work, because the perfumer is the first to appreciate the emotional investment he or she has put into the project. Unless freely chosen, collaborations with...

Creativity

“Wherever I create something I like, I can be sure that it is too far out.” – ANDREAS WILHELM

Perfumer

“As a perfumer I am the car. The FDM is the driver.” – ANDREAS WILHELM

Beyond Genius: Creativity in perfume-making

Perfume-making – without a doubt – is a creative practice. Yet, our understanding of creativity is often limited. We basically think about the outstanding achievements of a creative genius without exploring the practices and strategies that underlie their creative solutions. This talk opens the blackbox of creativity: It will focus...

How to cope with IFRA?

There is a growing number of DIY perfumers who aim at entering the European market. Karen Gilbert who runs an online perfume course published a quick guide to navigating IFRA for those making perfume for sale in the European Union.

20minuten: Kein Duft ohne Bilder

20 Minuten (English: 20 Minutes, said Twenty Minutes) is a free daily newspaper in Switzerland. Thanks to the substantial support of the Gebert Rüf Foundation and its initiative for sciencetainment this popular commuter newspaper successfully launched a special science section on a weekly basis. This is the context for this feature: Thanks a lot to...

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