Olfiction – A New Venture

Since leaving permanent employment in February, I’ve been steadily freelancing and working on a variety of interesting projects with clients old and new. In July, I co-founded Olfiction with Pia Long, industry veteran and independent perfumer, to offer our combined services to clients throughout the fragrance industry – be that brands, retailers, distributors, suppliers or […]

Lenor Japan – Septimus Piesse’s Perfumery Organ

Those of you that haven’t read Septimus Piesse’s seminal 150 year old text, The Art of Perfumery, should pick up a copy and absorb it. Piesse was a British perfumer far ahead of his time. He wrote that “scents, like sounds, appear to influence the olfactory nerve in certain definite degrees.” – an idea that […]

Body of Songs – Nose Song

Body of Songs is a collection of music inspired by the body’s organs, supported by the Wellcome Trust – artists meet various scientists and physicians who are the peak of expertise in their chosen field to find inspiration for music. Last year, I was fortunate enough to meet Sam Lee and Kate Bland from Body […]