February 2015: Smelling in Color and Texture


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February 2015: Smelling in Color and Texture

February 01, 2015

How do you describe a scent when you don’t know what’s in it? Even when you know the notes, what if your nose can't identify them? The language of scent is not easy to master (and what is mastery when the subject matter is so subjective?). Start with this: color and texture.

 

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A Q&A with Danielle Fleming

February 01, 2015

One of our favorite aspects of American perfumery is that there's no one path to becoming a perfumer. You can attend school in Grasse. You can follow a deep curiosity and start experimenting in your basement. Or you can take the path of Danielle Fleming of Note Fragrances.

 

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January 2015: Around the World in 30 Days

January 02, 2015

We so love travel because it exposes us to other. To people whose circumstances are different from our own and to places rooted in histories that we've only read about. Travel puts us face to face with our interconnectedness and makes us more humane. 



 

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December 2014: Coming Home

December 01, 2014

Home is more than a place. Home is a feeling—a feeling of being where things are familiar and right. It's where we can be ourselves and love what we love. It's in the arms of people who know us. Home is everywhere our memories were made.

 

 

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