Catégorie Nose talk

Nose talk: Dora Baghriche-Arnaud

Born in Alger, Dora Baghriche-Arnaud grew up in the south of France. Trained as a perfumer at Firmenich, she joined the company’s Paris Fine Frangrance department in 2012. Since then, she made juices for Versace, Salvadore Ferragamo, Black Up, but also Oflactive Studio, a niche house exploring the relationship between contemporary artistic photography. Passionate about […]

Nose talk : Kilian Hennessy

Kilian Hennessy, heir of a family of industrials who created the eponymous cognac, grandson of the founder of LVMH group, created By Kilian in 2007. First a student in communication and language sciences, he learned fragrance-making as an intern at Firmenich, then directly in houses such as Christian Dior, Paco Rabanne, Alexander Mc Queen and […]

Nose talk : Julie Massé

Julie Massé has been a perfumer at Mane since 2010. She didn’t grow up in Grasse but in Japan, where she lived until she was 5. A graduate from the ISIPCA school in Versailles, she started her career head first in raw materials, at Firmenich’s Quality Control department. She was then a junior perfumer there, […]

Nose talk: La Bonne Note

“Smell creates memories, it helps associating a fragrance to a brand and building new ties with the customer”, explains Rachel Nullens (left), who launched her olfactory design agency, La Bonne Note, with her perfumer friend Marie Le Guern (right). Claiming the power of smells on our unconscious, they help brands transpose their universe into custom […]

Nose talk: Francis Kurkdjian

Named Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture, Francis Kurkdjian is a perfumer for Takasago and, since 2009, for the Maison that bears his name. In 2001, he is the first perfumer to open his atelier for custom-made fragrances. That same year, the François Coty prize was awarded to him, […]