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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 […]

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sowing the seeds

I couldn’t resist picking today’s title for today’s post, shooting the right picture, and downloading the right tune on itunes… Yesterday, the W.-factor and me (finally!!!) were sowing some basil seeds. It is summer, and we decided that we need basil leaves with tomatoes later this summer and that Andy should make a pesto, again […]

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bear's garlic

On Friday, I diluted the next batch of the fragrance ZETA – a linden blossom theme-, and put a few drops onto my skin, after pouring the 20 liters into 2 aluminum cans. Just to test the scent and because I have not worn ZETA for a quite a while, almost forgot about  it. I […]

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ZETA is here and it comes with a draw

THE DRAW IS CLOSED: I WILL INFORM THE HAPPY WINNERS IN A MINUTE. CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS AND THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED. AND AN EVEN BIGGER THANK YOU TO THOSE CREATED A HAIKU. Zeta – a linden blossom theme-  is ready. Yesterday, I put the samples and the discovery set options online and […]

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delays as usual and a little sample draw

====== EDITED:  March 09 17.30 Swiss time. THE DRAW IS CLOSED. Thank you to all who participated. The winners, picked with random.org truly in a random way, are: Olivia A. Aster Monica Congratuluations again =========== Believe it or not: We started working on the design and packaging for the Collectibles in  autumn. Some stuff we […]

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things that matter

Today, there is more time to think on form, reception of forms and a little bit on function. Why this? Because I will have to do quite some boxing and labeling and sample making today. Time to meditate, think about mails that I need to write and time to think about a packaging issues. Packaging […]

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there are no answers, only choices

The quote “there are no answers, only choices” is from Stanislav Lem’s novel Solaris. Removed from its context of exploring intelligent life beyond earth, it is a quote that I find fitting with and for a lot of aspects of life; and it fits with questions we ask, looking into the sky, in search for […]

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open camera

OK, folks: the last few days were very busy and the next few days will also see me running around a bit faster than average. Hence,  I did not post yesterday. In fact, yesterday I had a photo camera falling into coma and I tried what every guy interested in high tech does: I tried […]

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Linden blossom fragrance matures

We got the tickets for Milano, heading there for a day towards the end of this week, in order to discuss a few 2011 things with my Italian business partner who takes so much good care on my brand in Italy. I will discuss the plans for the coming months and the scents of spring. […]

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Inspiration lingers everywhere and a pre-spring cleaning of a clustered desk

So it felt like early spring yesterday. The sun got through the early morning fog and it got warm and it truly felt like spring for a moment. Actually, I only wanted to get rid of a few pieces of paper on my desk, but what started innocently as a little engagement turned into a […]