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the next step

have you realized? We got the website on a new level…. It looks the same but the its and bits steering it have changed. Basically, we put an entire new carpet over the floor. When you shop and visit tauerperfumes.com, this carpet is what you see. I was working with Diglin GmbH, a small company, […]

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design is not democratical

On Instagram I wrote, in the context of the upcoming unreleased fragrance: “Design is not democatical.” , in the context of visual and packaging design and of course! perfume design. The media is the message, and hence there is no long textual discourse happening on Instagram. Instagram is visual. In perfume design, being undemocratical, can […]

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Tauer MAG issue 02

Today, among other things, I will start shipping the first copies of the Tauer MAG issue 02. As the cover page shows you: I got some designer’s advice and help for the layout. This layout will remain the same, also inside, with variations, of course. I think my designer guru did a great job there […]

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tauerville

Good morning! Here we are headed for a quick return of winter. I have to make sure that my plants won’t freeze; it will get a bit narrow in the bedroom. This week will be a short one, with at least one highlight every day: Today, I am meeting the product manager, sales representative from […]

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it is 9 days before X-mas and I am getting ready for 2017

It has been quite a while since I found time and muse to write here on the blog. A lot has happened since then: My computer crashed a couple of times after updates/upgrades and convinced me that it is time to get  a new one. That will be part of the action plan 2017. One […]

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bringing the past back

Good morning to you! As much as we might sometimes wish, we can’t bring the past back, but have no alternative than to move forward towards the horizon with unknown land behind the hill. But from time to time, we should nevertheless look back and take with us what was good in the past. I […]

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packing perfume in the factory

When I pack perfumes in the factory, I sometimes see the light reflecting on the hot embossed silver logo on the cardboard sleeve that protects the tin box. Here’s a close-up photo: With my face being reflected. So you see: From time to time I just have to procrastinate in the factory.

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scribbling and waiting for Tuberose

I love doing these little scribble sketches. They are done within minutes, you are free when doing them as the individual stroke does not matter and yet at the end, sometimes, the result is remarkable. They are perfect for moments like “now”. I will soon have to run out of the house, visit the post […]

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How to make perfume in two easy steps

Today, I will tell you how to create a perfume in two easy steps. But before that: I wish you a great start into your week! Mine started perfectly. Today, I will finish labelling air du désert marocain flacons in the factory, and will start packing them. While doing so, I often get bored and […]

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flowing

Yesterday, in the factory, under my tauerville sign that I got from a friend, years ago, to celebrate the opening of the two rooms where I spend most of my time these days, yesterday, I made today’s blog picture. Very,  very wet. An experiment really. Kind of out of control. You see how the colors […]