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Hand-ground pigment, split timbers, scent and the explosive splatter of haboku. When I draw, my senses are open, the touch of the paper, the splintering of the wood, the sound — the gasp, the clasp, the rasp of the stroke … Continue reading
The waft of scent and memory — deep fragrances from the earth, the forest, dark smoke and fire I was so dirty, with scent: the power of perfume, dirt, darkness and memory Lying on my bed, in a darkened bedroom, … Continue reading
Quickshift: the value of fast change Speed of change counts, there is surprise value in accelerated shifting from one modeling to another. Working with the teams at Starbucks, learning from their move to the next, the new — the effort … Continue reading
The perfume of booze: strategy, story, packaging Partnering in Paris, Tokyo and NYC with Pierre Dinand, we talked about — and worked together on — the idea of enchanted containment, ideating iconic containers of concretized, luxurious value as being a … Continue reading
The metaphor of clouds Cloud-watching, the formation of ideas, cloudmind and the wind, the mist of crowds [Image above, the Palouse, Tim Girvin cloud watching -- photographed by Dawn A. Clark] Coming from a farming family, I’m a skywatcher. Also, … Continue reading
The scent, the mist, the water. Morning crossing, Fidalgo Straits. (Photo credits ©Tim Girvin, 2010) Exploring the mist of scent, place and recollections Reaching back, in history and memory — a series of notations and reflections, about the heart of … Continue reading
The Genius of Invention, the Infection of Enthusiasm Weeks later, I’ve been thinking.
The captivation of smoke. Smoke signals, fire, designed motion. [parfumare -- "to smoke through."] The layering of smoke, art, incense, color and the tinting of dust — the tracery of par fum. The smoky signals of journey.
What story, hi:story? HISTOIRES DE PARFUMS | Blackbird Apothecary –––––––––––––––––– What story, hi:story? Antique Chemistry and distillation equipment, here and below from Girvin blog story: Farmaceutica Santa Maria Novella | Girvin imagery What is the context of history in scent? … Continue reading