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CPL Aromas move Paris office, and strengthen team in Dubai

by Grant Osborne, 10th December, 2010

CPL Aromas France has moved into a new facility in Paris following years of sustained growth in the division. The new Creative Centre, located in the Suresnes district of the capital, boasts a new and purpose built Creative Perfumery laboratory together with R&D and analytical facilities. The new centre also houses the sales and marketi…

4711 continues to greet visitors to Cologne

by Grant Osborne, 30th September, 2010

Visitors to Cologne, traveling by rail, have been greeted by a large lighted installation of infamous brand 4711 Echt Kölnisch Wasser for decades. Work has been done to renovate the installation and has now been completed (see below)The 4711 cologne was created in 1792, and the brand was acquired in late 2006 by Stolberg-based, Maurer & W…

This Monday (27th Sept): An evening with Francis Kurkdjian

by Grant Osborne, 22nd September, 2010

UK: On 27th September 6.30pm – 8.00pm at the Apartment at Kettner’s, Soho. The Fragrance Foundation are holding an Evening With Francis Kurkdjian hosted by Josephine Fairley. Kurkdjian is one of the world’s most successful perfumers, not only creating fragrances for many of the world’s biggest brands such as Versace and Dior, but also c…

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An Audience With Jean-Paul Guerlain & Thierry Wasser - Guerlain Perfumers at Harrods' Perfume Diaries

by Persolaise, 18th September, 2010

On the appointment of the current in-house perfumer, he stated that it was the culmination of a long process of working with and observing the team at Firmenich. In the end, Wasser was selected because, according to M Guerlain, there was no-one better.Wasser declined to provide a description of his own signature, claiming that an artist's…