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Installation 27: Ambery for the Win

This installation marks an important shift in the perfume industry, where an entire genre has been renamed out of respect for the fact...

Installation 25: Scent as Protagonist

Some words recently culled from the book "Smell of Risk" by Huan Hsu. Chosen to remind us how scent really can be a powerful player in...

The Scent of a Woman

Detail ‘5318008’, photo courtesy Kofi Paintsil and the artist Tasha Marks. This month is women’s history month, so we are paying aromatic...

Scents of Plates

Image courtesy Tessa Liebman: Methods and Madness Decay Dinner with Guerilla Science "Cured and Charred" quick cured mackerel; charred...

Scent in Concert with Play

"Play keeps us vital and alive. It gives us an enthusiasm for life that is irreplaceable. Without it, life just doesn’t taste good."...

The Scent Seller

(image: Pietro Longhi, The Scent Seller, ca. 1741. Ca' Rezzonico, Venice) When it comes to words and perfume, generally the words are...

Why Are Words Important

Much like the conundrum of how we smell, we humans also have no consensus on how we think. We do, however know that how we think is...

To Smell is a Verb

It is curious to review the collection of words we have found thus far describing the olfactory landscape. Surprisingly there are few...