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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Le Labo Synesthetic Series - a creative workshop (for our UK readers)

"As part of Le Labo’s mission to increase customer’s knowledge on perfume, synesthetic provocateur Nicola Pozzani will introduce you to a one-of-a-kind series of creative workshops. This is a unique workshop experience currently offered only in Le Labo London.

Le Labo Synesthetic Series is a series of 5 syneshetic workshops about perfume, which will take place once a month, on Sunday afternoons at Le Labo Devonshire Road’s boutique in London. Students will experience perfume by using the 5 senses with a synesthetic approach, which means they will explore the connections between the sense of smell (the one directly related to scent) and the other senses (vision, touch, sound and taste). Students will then develop their perfume knowledge through their sensory perception and their creativity.

Le Labo Synesthetic workshops will be 100% interactive. Working in small groups, Students will learn about Le Labo fragrances and the finest perfume ingredients they are made of. Students will then engage in practical sensory exercises and by doing so will become actively involved in experiencing the connections between perfume and other sensations. This synesthetic experience will help them expand their knowledge of scent. Furthermore, by exploring the sensations perfume can transmit, students will have the chance to experience perfume as an art form, as a creative language and become aware of the creative scenarios that lay behind fragrance creation. They will eventually become more sensitive to scent and gain a newly discovered perception of perfume.

Nicola Pozzani is a perfume professional and Cambridge CELTA qualified English teacher who has combined his passion for perfume and teaching experience to create these workshops. He studied sensory languages and synesthetics at Università dell’Immagine in Milan, where he studied Perfume Science with Jean Claude Ellena. He has worked on sensory and research projects for a variety of beauty and perfume companies. He lives and works in London.

Le Labo Synesthetic Series
When : Every last Sunday of the month from January to May 2011
Time : 4 pm to 6 pm
Where : Le Labo London – 28A Devonshire Street, London W1G 6PS
Price : 45 Pounds
Number of places : maximum 6 per session
RSVP : lelabolondon@lelabofragrances or +44 20 3441 1535"

(From a Press Release)



Blogger Carrie Meredith said...

This would be a dream come true for me. It almost makes me want to move to London for a spell! I hope someone will take advantage of the opportunity and then tell us all about it!

12:17 AM EST  
Anonymous Sthurd said...

This sounds like so much fun. I love the idea of relating smell to the other senses in a direct, interactive way. Maybe they'll do one in the NY boutique next. Here's hoping!

12:20 AM EST  
Blogger Flora said...

Wow, this would be so great, I hope they do them over here too!

1:44 AM EST  
Anonymous Victoria said...

I love the idea of these workshops! I really wish they would do them in the US.

12:13 PM EST  

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