Category Archives: Perfumery

Exhibition Explores The Invisible Art Of Perfume Making

http://www.fastcodesign.com/1671310/exhibition-explores-the-invisible-art-of-perfume-making#1 By KELSEY CAMPBELL-DOLLAGHAN A DILLER SCOFIDIO + RENFRO-DESIGNED EXHIBIT ADDRESSES OLFACTORY ART WITH ACADEMIC RHETORIC If you were to do a statistical analysis of what medium people refer to most when talking about modernism, “scent” probably wouldn’t top the list. Or even … Continue reading

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A New Way To Sniff And Swirl, Perfume Line Was Inspired By Wine

http://www.nola.com/dining/index.ssf/2012/11/a_wine_to_wear_not_to_sip_a_fr.html By Susan Langenhennig, The Times-Picayune on November 28, 2012 at 10:45 AM, updated November 28, 2012 at 12:55 PM   If someone says you smell like a winery, that’s not typically a compliment. But one perfume maker was so inspired … Continue reading

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Pizza Hut Perfume: For the Fast Food Fan Who Has Everything

http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/12/06/pizza-scented-perfume-for-100-lucky-pizza-hut-fans/ By JuJu KimDec. 06, 2012   Who wouldn’t want to smell like a pizza? The dough, the spices, the cheese, the greasy cardboard box — all that olfactory delight might be too much for one fast-food connoisseur to handle. But now … Continue reading

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Special Report: EU threat spotlights perfume makers’ secrets

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/12/16/us-france-perfume-idUSBRE8BF02D20121216 By Astrid Wendlandt PARIS | Sun Dec 16, 2012 3:19am EST   (Reuters) – Luxury perfume brands fear the European Union is about to introduce measures that could cripple the $25 billion global industry in the name of protecting consumers against … Continue reading

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Do Perfume Oils and Solids Last Longer Than Sprays?

http://nymag.com/thecut/2012/12/qa-do-perfume-oils-last-longer-than-sprays.html BY GINA WAY Q: To get the longest-wearing fragrance, should I choose a solid or oil over an eau de cologne or parfum? A: “Perfume oils and balms tend to be more concentrated than alcohol-based liquids, and they don’t evaporate … Continue reading

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Perfume of War: Iran Makes Musk to Conceal Troops

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/09/perfume/?utm_source=Contextly&utm_medium=RelatedLinks&utm_campaign=Previous BY ROBERT BECKHUSEN 09.04.12 3:06 PM   Call it the Dior of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps. In one of the more bizarre military inventions from Iran, the U.S. arch-enemy has reportedly developed a perfume machine to hide troops during combat. Iran’s … Continue reading

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Scientists Discover Five Things That Smell Good To Nearly Everyone

http://io9.com/5515453/scientists-discover-five-things-that-smell-good-to-nearly-everyone?comment=21852754 Popular wisdom holds that good smells are in the nose of the sniffer. You like the scent of roses; I like fresh coffee. But a scientific study using a robotic “eNose” proves that pleasant smells are universal – and … Continue reading

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Scientists invent the perfect odor

http://io9.com/5962640/scientists-invent-the-perfect-smell?popular=true Tim Barribeau We already have white noise, and now there an equivalent for smell. Scientists in Israel believe they’ve identified “olfactory white”, a blend of dozens of components that smells — well — totally neutral. They created olfactory white by … Continue reading

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Scientists Discover an Organizing Principle for Our Sense of Smell Based On Pleasantness

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/09/110926104624.htm ScienceDaily (Sep. 26, 2011) The fact that certain smells cause us pleasure or disgust would seem to be a matter of personal taste. But new research at the Weizmann Institute shows that odors can be rated on a scale … Continue reading

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Why Do Smells Make Some People Sick?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/01/120120182914.htm ScienceDaily (Jan. 22, 2012) Do you get a headache from the perfume of the lady next to you at the table? Do cleaning solutions at work make your nose itch? If you have symptoms prompted by everyday smells, it … Continue reading

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