Artificial intelligence – Jean-Christophe Hérault (IFF)

Artificial intelligence programs are gradually becoming part of the perfume development process. Jean-Christophe Hérault, senior perfumer at IFF, explains the implications of what is sometimes referred to as a revolution.

Choosing your palette – Véronique Nyberg (Mane)

Perfumers are often involved in selecting the ingredients that make up their company’s palette. Véronique Nyberg, perfumer and vice-president of fine fragrances at Mane, discusses this crucial mission.

Dreamwood – the woody scent that dreams are made of

Firmenich is launching its fourth ingredient created using their white biotechnology, Dreamwood*. Through the alchemy of various substances science and nature have combined to transform sugar into a sandalwood scent.

Behind the Scenes at the IFF Atelier du Parfumeur in Grasse

The Atelier du Parfumeur opened its doors in Grasse in May 2019. Created by the American fragrance house, the site was designed as an artist residence for perfumers which will also be open to the public twice a year. Let’s go on a guided tour.

Don’t Think, Just Smell – Ron Winnegrad

The perfumer Ron Winnegrad presents, an intimate and heart-warming autobiographical account of his personal outlook on the fragrance industry and the craft behind it.

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