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…

Flower Colour & Scent: There’s a Link…

BotanicaGarden designer Michael McCoy ponders the unexplored link between flower colour and scent.

Scent Survey: Matt Dilling

PeopleMatt Dilling is the founder of Brooklyn based Lite Brite Neon; producing neon bling for brands like Marc Jacobs, Stella McCartney and more. He's also a beekeeper and gardener, and was kind enough to complete our Scent Survey. What a guy!

Studio Profile: Taylor Cullity Lethlean

Art & DesignAn interview with Kate Cullity, director of award winning Australian landscape architecture firm, Taylor Cullity Lethlean.

Scent Survey: Professor Tim Entwisle

PeopleDirector and Chief Executive of the Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens, Professor Tim Entwisle, completes our scent survey.

Recipe: Broad Bean, Mint, Parsley & Pomegranate Fattoush

HarvestA recipe by Matt Wilkinson from his new book 'Mr Wilkinson's Simply Dressed Salads'.

Scent Survey: Joost Bakker

PeopleJoost Bakker's favourite smell is the scent of soil when digging up potatoes.

DS & Durga Make Perfume

PeopleAn interview with David and Kavi Moltz of experimental New York perfume house DS & Durga.

The Eucalpyt: Medicine & Magic

CultureThe medicinal/magical powers of the Australian Eucalptus tree, as discovered by Ferdinand von Mueller and explored by natural dyer India Flint.