The smell of sleepy warm kittens in the sun. My grandmother’s bottle of Tabu by Dana. The fragrance of hot rice boiling on the stove. Nestle’s chocolate chips in a small ceramic ramekin.
Are you a synesthete, do you “visualize” odors, or “taste” colors, and does it affect your output?
Yes, each fragrance ingredient and accord is perceived as a specific color. I have thoughts along the lines of, “This accord needs more blue”, (or white, or green, etc.)
The indigo accord of lapis lazuli, violet ink, and Parma violets, is significant to the new fragrance of Indigo Vanilla (to be released in May, 2014), and is a perfect example of my synesthesia, as well as my wish to share it with others.
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