Chanel No. 19 →
An informative and quite charming video introduced by Chanel: The noses behind the brand, a glimpse at the beautifully made No. 19, and a closer look at the magnificent raw material that is Iris. (click up top to check it out!)
The perfumer is the last romantic of our time. Still able to communicate love,...
Raw Materials: Ambroxan
I could possibly go into the chemical properties of this aroma chemical. I could tell you how much it costs and all that sort of thing. But I’ve decided to share my love and admiration for it instead. The scent of Ambroxan is unmistakable. The first time I smelled Ambroxan, I was sitting in my Synthetics class, surrounded by all my classmates who seemed to have the same reaction to the...
Spotlight: Sissel Tolaas
I was breathing in the air and then I started thinking: Air cannot just be something abstract. It is out there so it must contain molecules and information. So what happens if I start to analyze the invisible? — Sissel Tolaas, Mono.Kultur #23 She calls herself a ‘professional in-betweener’, defying all supposed logic of what smells good and what doesn’t. She turns heads...