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Bauhaus

When working with scents and perfumes, when reading the regulations and legislation, you sometimes feel like you need extra protecting clothes at your workspace. There is only one way in which things go in Europe (EU) there: towards tighter and denser regulation. Thus, one fine day, we might indeed wear protective garment like in the […]

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Indesign

Today, I followed the advice coming from my design guru and started working with Indesign, made by Adobe. A company that produces great products, in my humble opinion, for …well…tough prices. But great products they have. So, I did my first steps in this universe that doesn’t seem too unfamiliar, as I work with photoshop […]

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suggestive to something in the past

I got a sneak preview sent to me by Aron who takes pictures of the Tableau de Parfums flacon, of Miriam to be precise, and we discussed how to proceed. Love what he did so far. I will get three pictures done: Front, back and side. The goal: Bring in light inside the flacon, let […]

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design aspects

Today’s picture on the left is a shot made with the i-phone somewhere in the vast Moscow Metro ( for a quick overview of its history: click here to visit the Metro Website in English). A lamp that shines its post Soviet light onto stone walls that seem to be built for eternity. The political […]

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flacons for the line and inlays

After yesterday’s post that basically aimed at: – showing you the Cologne du Maghreb, that I made specially for the advent calendar draws, taking place December 1-24 (yes, you cannot get it anywhere else) – with some irony reflecting on pictures used to present perfumes we are back. But today I am a bit more […]

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in need of a silicone enhancement

I am in love, unconditional, with my new flacon. We get along very well, and even after days with dozens and dozens of bottles going through my hands while filling and crimping (=sticking the pump onto the flacon) and labeling, we still look at each other in the evening with a smile. Compared to this […]

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more guru meetings

We enjoy a remarkable summer so far. Up in the thirties day in, day out, with rain or thunderstorms in the evening for a nice and decent cooling down over night. It is a touch too hot to work during the day, thus I end up doing the heavy stuff in the morning. Heavy stuff […]