The Essence: Discovering the World of Scent
The Essence: Discovering the World of Scent, Perfume and Fragrance
Scents are linked to our most cherished memories. No wonder then, that fragrance has captivated us as humans for centuries. The Essence explores this mysterious sense and delves into the history, culture, and science that have shaped the multi-billion dollar perfume industry into what it is today.
Introducing key global locations, from the lavender fields of Provence and the laboratories where perfumes are created, to incense factories in India, The Essence introduces the trailblazers shaping the future and the vital role that technology and scented products will play in the 21st century, making the book an inviting read for fragrance novices and connoisseurs alike, opening up a new and fragrant world.
Brimming with engaging illustrations and photographs, this is a gorgeous and substantive coffee table book that readers will treasure.
Gestalten, 2020, hardcover, 8.3 x 10.2 inches, 288 pages.