A patchwork of know-how and facts and figures about perfumery and olfaction, conveyed in an eclectic and free-wheeling style.
A useful work to those documenting the dates, places, and people in fragrance marketing history!
The reference book to grasp 10 years of niche perfumery creations.
Michael Edwards offers us a second, enriched edition of his cult book on perfumery.
Interviews, various portraits, flacons and mises en scène that create a cosmopolitan, aesthetic and modern take on perfume through the eyes of those who produce it.
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.
Dominique Ropion is one of the most masterful modern day perfumers and also one of the most radical. Over the course of these 15 chapters, he leafs through the album of his life and, like a simple artisan, opens the door to his workshop.
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.
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.
A masterfully woven patchwork of recollections, desires, and regrets all themed around his sense of smell and the olfactory memories the author has collected over his life.
The Art of Flavor, by Michelin-starred chef Daniel Patterson and renowned natural perfumer Mandy Aftel, is a primer on cooking that nods toward principles of perfumery.
This book is most admirable with the near-perfect balance it strikes between promoting the company’s assets, recounting fragrance history, and exploring the artistry and contemporary issues surrounding the medium of perfume.
Whether we know it or not, the perfume we wear affects the way people perceive us. So argues Sarah Colton, an American perfume journalist based in Paris
Through the pages of this original book, Lizzie Ostrom, also known as Odette Toilette, takes us on a very pleasant tour of the 20th century.
Written by eight authors – including the artist himself – this dense, 3-kg book retraces the artistic journey of Peter de Cupere.
Highly readable, written with wit and a good dose of humour!