The problem with pleasure!

Scents and in particular fragrances are often discussed as enjoable and pleasurable experiences. Thus this recent scholarly book deserves a … More

Perfumism, manifesto (2010)

In 2010, Andy Tauer  reflected on his observations as a perfumer and initiated With perfumeshrine’s Elena Vosnaki at the … More

Scent Verse: Muse Booze

Scent Verse is a poetry project curated by Basenotes writer Eddie Bulliqi that seeks to explore scent language and metaphors … More

Beyond the little trees

The air freshener Little Tree epitomizes the state of contemporary scent culture. This might sound provocative.You might not have thought … More