BERLIN — Master perfumer Christophe Laudamiel has created hits in a bottle for Estée Lauder and Burberry, conjured up ambient atmospheres for Belstaff and Ferrari, and directed a scent opera at the Guggenheim Museum. His next incarnation? As a regular on Berlin’s gallery scene.
“Art is about provocation,” he said. “Provocation makes people think about a difficult problem. The fragrance industry never does that — it’s not their thing.”
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"