Pierre Bourdon, Élisabeth Mathieu, Gérard Anthony and Françoise Caron tackle the moment when the time has come for them to pass on the know-how they have acquired throughout their careers. According to Pierre Bourdon, just like music or painting, passing on the art of perfumery is an obligation, and this is what constitutes humanity. Pierre […]
Taste and smell: two closely related senses
What is the link between taste and smell? How do these two senses work and complement each other? If taste is a sense to which we pay a lot of attention, this is clearly not the case for smell. Having become the main indicator of a Covid infection when we are deprived of it, anosmia […]
A step forward in the study of Covid-19-related anosmia
From the observation of the evolution of olfactory disorders to neurocognitive disorders.
The evolution of the perfumery professions and its market
For a few decades, the perfumery professions have evolved a lot, as has the market. Jean Amic, Akiko Kamei, Myriam Compiani and Pierre Bourdon had the opportunity to express themselves on the subject.
Return on the Symposium in Versailles on the place of the Perfumer
On October 14 and 15, 2021, the auditorium of the Château de Versailles hosted a symposium on the place of the perfumer and its evolution since the Renaissance
The importance of mentors
Trained by a “master” or by the school of life… Discover how and by whom Jérôme Di Marino, Elizabeth Mathieu-Madeleine, Pierre Bourdon or Françoise Caron were trained
Symposium in Versailles on the place of the Perfumer on the 14th and 15th of October
The Per Fumum Endowment Fund is pleased to support the Symposium which will address the evolution of the profession of Perfumer since the Renaissance On Thursday 14th and Friday 15th October, the auditorium of the Château de Versailles will host a Symposium that will address the place of the Perfumer and its evolution since the […]
Let Françoise Caron, Gérard Anthony, Pierre Bourdon or Jérôme Di Marino tell you about their training and their apprenticeship as perfumers It is touching to hear each of them share an anecdote about their career and training, and each of them has retained a lesson that has become essential in their approach to perfumery, and […]
The olfactory apparatus, how does it work exactly?
Stéphanie Prinet-Morou, General Delegate of the Per Fumum Endowment Fund, explains how olfactory mechanisms work Thanks to our partnership with the Pasteur Institute in Paris, we were able to learn a lot about olfaction and how our brain is connected to our olfactory organ, the visible part of which is the nose. The sense of […]
Exclusively : how is the project to modernize the Osmotheque’s database going ?
Phase 2 of the project that will revolutionize the management of the collection of the Osmotheque, the International Conservatory of Perfumes…