The BSP wishes all its members far and wide a happy New Year. Please read the message from our President David Whitaker Message from your President When I was asked to prepare a message for the members of the British Society of Perfumers and sat down to write, I felt like the Queen must feel each […]
How can scent inform art & innovation? Frieze Academy presents ‘Making Scents: Art & the Olfactory’, this Sat 22 Sept. in London. Learn from extraordinary pioneers in the fields of art & scent.
The British Society of Perfumers is pleased to have chosen The Bumblebee Conservation Trust as their chosen charity for 2018 –2019. Our theme for the coming year is sustainability and biodiversity and the role of Bumblebees is inextricably linked with the flowers that are at the heart of the fragrance industry. Bumblebees are an important […]
On April 21, 2018 the Art and Olfaction Awards celebrated the work of experimental and artisan perfumers during its annual event. Established in 2014 by The Institute for Art and Olfaction, the award is given to four perfumes, one experiment scent project and two special categories The goal of the event is to raise public […]
IK Prize 2015 Stimulate your sense of taste, touch, smell and hearing as Tate Sensorium, a new immersive art experience, is unveiled at Tate Britain 26 August – 20 September 2015 Tate Britain, gallery 34 www.tate.org.uk/sensorium #TateSensorium Galleries are overwhelmingly visual. But people are not – the brain understands the world by combining what it […]
From the August 1997 Newsletter… A report on the visit to the Chelsea Physic Garden and lecture by Sue Minter, on 2nd July 1997 A pleasant and informative afternoon was enjoyed by 21 members of the Society, at the Chelsea Physic Garden. At around 2:30 pm we gathered on a lavender-lined path, (which, on referring […]
As a trainee perfumer in the latter part of the Sixties, I was once given 2 perfumes to match with the unlikely names of MAKWAKWAFA and ALPIDAHUDA. I remember the names more clearly than the odours but one was an early example of overdosing, in that case Aldehydes C8 and C12L. Not only were good […]