DIY Perfumer

“The only qualification I have is a school certificate I was awarded at thirteen … I am self taught and have become who I am through encounters with people and individuals and, of course, with their work. ” – JEAN-CLAUDE ELLENA

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

Surprises

“There is no wonder for those who can not be surprised.” –  MARIE von EBNER-ESCHENBACH

Perfumery

“Perfumers actually compound music: perfumery is to olfaction what music is to hearing and painting to sight.” – CHRISTOPHE LAUDAMIEL

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