The Perfumer's Art
This course will offer an intimate view of the perfumer, a creative artistthat is also a trained chemist and who has the unique ability to combinefragrance ingredients to create extraordinary, iconic fragrances. Oftenconsidered the heroes of the fragrance world, the perfumer isa provocative and inspiring creative genius. This class will explorethe famous perfumers of history, the couture houses and present dayinnovators, and their celebrated fragrance creations. We will explore thetraining and apprenticeship each perfumer must follow to purse a careerin fine fragrance. We will have master perfumers from the major globalfragrance houses join the class for lectures and conversationswith students about their approach to fragrance development,the ingredients that inspire them, and their unique olfactive styles.