Issues

18. Scent

There is something magical about the power of scent. In just one instant it can transport us to a distant memory, a future dream, a place, a feeling, an idea. For just a few seconds we are there, right there. And then it’s gone. It’s such an evocative and emotionally charged sense – one primarily of the heart rather than the head. Except when the toast is burning…

Scent Survey: Blair Richardson

PeopleBlair Richardson, graphic designer and founder of Little Mule Studio, takes our scent survey.

Scent Survey: Jason M Jones and Brahman Perera

PeopleMelbourne restauranteur Jason M Jones and his partner interior designer Brahman Perera take our scent survey.

The Dirt: Saskia Havekes

PeopleAn interview with Saskia Havekes, floral artisan, perfumer, and owner of Grandiflora Sydney.

The Lavender Project

Botanica, HarvestSally Wilson visits a lavender farm in the heart of cactus country.

Scent Survey: Lucy Feagins

PeopleLucy Feagins, editor of The Design Files, takes our Scent Survey

Scent Survey: Daniella Germain

PeopleDaniella Germain, artist and author of cookbook My Abuela's Table, takes our Scent Survey.

Scent Survey: Maggie Beer

PeopleAustralian national treasure Maggie Beer takes our Scent Survey!

Scent Survey: Berry Liberman

PeopleSmall Giants founder and Dumbo Feather Publisher Berry Liberman takes our Scent Survey.

Scent Survey: Julie Gibbs

PeoplePublishing Director of Lantern Books, Julie Gibbs, takes our scent survey.

Botanical Inquiry: An Exhibition by Daniel Shipp

Art & DesignA hauntingly beautiful body of work exploring the dialogue between humans and plants. And a video!

Scent Survey: Jynne Dilling Martin

PeopleAssociate Publisher of Riverhead Books and poet Jynne Dilling Martin takes our Scent Survey.

Scent Survey: Andrew Marks

PeopleWine and gin maker Andrew Marks takes our Scent Survey.

Scent Survey: Lacey Pipkin

PeopleWriter, amateur gardener, and former production co-ordinator for Jack White, Lacey Pipkin takes our Scent Survey.

Plant/Life: Horst Schoeps

Gardens, PeopleA magical Melbourne garden complete with vegetables, grape vines, a huge pool and pond system stocked with rainbow trout, a rambling orchard, and chickens!

Scent Survey: Megan Morton

PeopleStylist and human whirlwind Megan Morton takes our Scent Survey!

Scratch-n-Sniff: Fragrant Plants For Your Garden

BotanicaLinda Ross on her favourite fragrant garden plants. And dill pickle scented scratch-n-sniff stickers.....

Scent Survey: Jane Matthews of Swensk

PeopleJane Matthews, co-founder of Melbourne slow fashion brand Swensk takes our Scent Survey

The Titan Arum: Blooming Psychedelic

BotanicaThe titan arum is the largest and stinkiest flower in the world!