On the occasion of the World Art Day on the 15th of April 2022, Nez invites you to (re)discover an article about the question of perfume as an intellectual property, initially published in Nez, the Olfactory Magazine #04.
Firmenich’s shift to conscious perfumery, far from curbing perfumers’ creativity, has instead proved to be a source of innovation and inspiration.
We take an in-depth look at a little known disorder, its different causes, and the tried and tested rehabilitation protocols which prove that smelling sometimes equates to healing.
Today, Australia has overtaken India as the largest producer of sandalwood, where the sacred tree originated. As the world’s leading sandalwood exporter, Quintis has built a long-term development strategy to ensure both consistent yields and prices.
There are different paths people can take to explore the sense of smell, which form a broad landscape inhabited by amateurs from different horizons: what options are currently available to these fragrance aficionados so they can nurture their passion?
Although olfactory education is absent from the official school curriculum in France, a number of initiatives demonstrate the benefits it can offer to children.
While the value of our fifth sense is increasingly recognised, there are very few ways of cultivating it. Nez is inviting you on a journey to discover the different ways we can sharpen our noses, covering specialist training for professionals and amateurs alike, therapeutic rehabilitation, lessons for young children and self-education.
As part of the event “Smell it! The Fragrance of Art,” German artist Stefani Glauber presents an exhibition entitled ≈350 at Kunsthalle Bremerhaven, in which she questions the possible digitization of smells within the museum.
In New York’s first gallery specifically designed to present odors, Olfactory Art Keller, artist Camilla Nicklaus-Maurer presents an immersive project, a multi-dimensional tribute to Andy Warhol and The Factory.
Starting this year, the Odeuropa project will strive to constitute the first olfactory archive of Europe.
“To do well you must do good and to do good you must do well”: The motto reflects the legacy of Firmenich company that just celebrated its 125th anniversary in November 2020.
When you are a perfume lover, or simply curious to know more, how do you acquire olfactory culture? How can you satisfy your thirst for knowledge?
A patchwork of know-how and facts and figures about perfumery and olfaction, conveyed in an eclectic and free-wheeling style.
Meeting with Irene Gisbert Borras, co-founder of Barcelona Olfaction Week, a whole week of activities and conferences dedicated to olfaction and perfume.
Michael Edwards offers us a second, enriched edition of his cult book on perfumery.
A relatively comprehensive and easy introduction for anyone who is curious about smell.
In a detailed study, Smell Detectives documents how public officials and urban housewives recognised and dealt with the stink of burgeoning American cities and their 19th-century tenements.
Through scents, such as those of the spice trade, a book that tells of the violence of European colonial powers in South America.
Initiated by the late Victoria Henshaw, Designing with Smell tackles the extensive field of design, from art and entertainment to architecture and urbanism.
Beginning in 1860, when the brand was founded by Félix Millot, to when it was taken over by Révillon perfumes in 1966, more than 100 years of history are covered here by Laurianne Millot and Odile Thiriot.