Perfumery: Techniques in Evolution, 2nd Edition by perfumery luminary Arcadi Boix Camps reveals a profound knowledge of the use of perfumery materials in new and traditional formulas. With the addition of three more articles from Perfumer & Flavorist magazine, this combination of seven articles from 1978 through 2004 provides a unique review of perfumery chemicals that have been introduced to the industry in the past 30 years.
New in this edition:
Three more informative articles from Perfumer & Flavorist magazine
Double the number of pages!
New photographs and illustrations
With a flair for language and poetry, Boix Camps shares his vast knowledge of perfumery with sincere and vivid detail. He equates perfumery, in both
technique and composition, with art, literature and dancea vocation of pure creativity. His passion for scent has led him around the world numerous times, in an effort to discover and gather together the myriad fragrances of the earth.
In this new edition, Boix Camps outlines the relationships between fragrance materials, grouping them by category and exploring how their relationships with one another and across categories and existing perfumery products have evolved throughout time. Written in an accessible, personable manner, awash in Boix Camps own flair for the subtlety and majesty of scent, Perfumery: Techniques in Evolution, 2nd Edition is a must-have look at the ever-changing world of perfumery through the eyes of one of its most ardent supporters and master craftsmen.