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Book Review: Perfume, The Art and Craft of Fragrance by Karen Gilbert

by Lila Das Gupta, 29th January, 2014

This is a superb book which will be of interest to those who are new to perfume as well as those who are aficionados. Author Karen Gilbert teaches perfumery courses in London and is a former IFF (International Flavours and Fragrances) evaluator. She was also a formulator for Neal’s Yard Remedies. The book starts with the Psychology of …

Starting the New Year with A Perfume Course

by Lila Das Gupta, 10th January, 2014

The New Year is always a good time to think about doing a course to get you through the winter months. All these UK courses have been tried out and offer solid teaching, good materials and of course, lots of fun! The Cotswold Perfumery, taught by perfumer John Stephen (creator of No. 88 Czech & Speake, Vetiver Vert and other gorgeous pe…

PerfumersWorld return to London for 5 day perfumery course

23rd August, 2013

Perfumery Teacher, Karen Gilbert will be hosting a five-day workshop in London with Stephen V. Dowthwaite and the Perfumer’s World Team next month. The workshop will be for a small group of participants and is entitled The Art and Technology of Perfumery. Stephen V. Dowthwaite, a perfumer with 40+ years experience, and the PerfumersWorld …

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