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S-Perfume Returns

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Photo © Masahiro Noguchi
 

S-Perfume Classic is a calm weekday at a Southern California beach, your feet in the sand, the fresh air whipping off the Pacific and that certain kind of laid back, easy going-ness that these beaches are famous for.
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Frédéric Malle: Perfume Publisher

 

via nowness.com | Photo © Geordie Wood
 

Scent Critic Chandler Burr on the Revolutionary Ideology of the Fragrance Pioneer

Photographer Geordie Wood captures celebrated perfumer Frédéric Malle evaluating ingredients in his lab at the International Fragrance and Flavors headquarters in New York. Ahead of their conversation on the art of perfume making, the olfactory critic Chandler Burr introduces Malle’s mastery of the craft.
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S A N D W O R M

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via Marco Casagrande | Photo © Nikita Wu
 

Sandworm is an organic structure/space/creature realized on the dunes of the Wenduine coastline, Belgium. The 45 meters long and 10 m wide and high installation moves freely in-between architecture and environmental art and is constructed entirely out of willow following the local knowledge of a continuing interaction between work and environment. Casagrande worked hard with his team of young architects and local experts for 4 weeks in order to create something that he describes as “weak architecture” – a human made structure that wishes to become part of nature through flexibility and organic presence.
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Fabriken Furillen: Island Escapism

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The Stunning Repurposed Architecture and Lunar Landscapes of Gotland’s Refined Resort

London-based photographer Peter Guenzel explores the sparse and calming atmosphere of former limestone refinery turned eco hotel, Fabriken Furillen. Stretching across 600 acres of an old quarry site on the island of Gotland off the southeastern coast of Sweden, the minimalist retreat is set amid the area’s untrammeled natural beauty featuring rocky coastline, wind-swept pines and glistening sea. After discovering the deserted factory in the 90s, founder Johan Hellström preserved its original infrastructure and recycled local materials such as concrete, limestone and hardwood to build the hotel’s 17 rooms.
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Saffire: Eco Lodge

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A Sybaritic Resort Set Against Tasmania’s Great Oyster Bay

New Zealand-based photographer Derek Henderson captures the distinctive architecture and natural beauty of the Saffire spa situated 125km northeast of Hobart in Tasmania’s Freycinet National Park (named after the French navigator who founded the site in 1916).
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