Luca Turin

Le Maroc pour elle, packing in the factory
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the price of things

There was a discussion recently, initiated by Luca Turin on his highly appreciated blog, on pricing of perfumes, with some discussion echoes online, such as on Now Smell This -for instance. Links at at the bottom of this post. Here, well, here follows a contribution on my blog. I am not sure whether it is […]

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the classics

I am attending a drawing course right now: drawing in the museum and the last two session took place in the archeological museum. There, a lot of classic  statues from Greece or Roman, in all sort of poses, most of them naked, many of them broken. Drawing from a 3 D object is not easy. […]

general thoughtsmarketing and branding

sometimes we do this

Greetings from Zurich, after a couple of hectic days. Like: Really hectic! One reason is the Tuberose sotto la luna. The other day, I watched a documentary about Steve Jobs and was amazed. I learned a lot of details that I did not know. And I was amazed about how pushy and smart he obviously was. […]

"Elle Croatia December 2013. / Photo: Mladen Šarić; Styling: Mladen Šarić, Saša Joka & Ivo Parać; Text: Ivo Parać"
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Elle, and being belle

It is like super proud and happy that I share today’s picture with you: Elle Croatia did a wonderful feature on the 100 5* fragrances from Tania Sanchez’s and Luca Turin’s book “Perfume: The guide.” The photos are really amazing and here’s the photo credit: “Elle Croatia December 2013. / Photo: Mladen Šarić; Styling: Mladen […]

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das kleine Buch der grossen Parfums

Tania Sanchez’ and Luca Turin’s “Little book of Perfumes” is translated into German and Pascal, the shop owner of Medieval art&vie brought me a copy. This shop is the bookshop where everything Tauer began; at least when it comes to perfumes that are sold. Funny: in German the title of the book is literally “the […]