January 1, 2018 - Comments Off on How we judge

How we judge

Judging the Art and Olfaction Awards is the most important part to get right. Without a healthy judging mechanism, our efforts would be pointless. Here's a run-down on how we judge, and why!

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December 16, 2017 - Comments Off on Judging is underway

Judging is underway

After a few months of processing vials, we're glad to say that all the packages have arrived with the judges, and nothing was lost in the mail. We're excited to get to this next stage in the awards, and cannot wait to share the results when we announce the finalists on April 5 at Esxence, in Milan.

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December 1, 2017 - Comments Off on Submissions are off to the judges!

Submissions are off to the judges!

After 2 long months of filling little vials, chasing submissions lost in the mail and coordinating lots and lots of data, we were finally able to prepare the judging packages, and send them on their way.

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November 12, 2017 - Comments Off on UPDATE: Processing Submissions

UPDATE: Processing Submissions

Well, it's that time of the year again, when we get to un-box and decant hundreds of perfumes from around the world.

We're not into hyperbole and/or poetics, but humour us for a quick second while we state something from the heart: The entire Art and Olfaction Awards team (aka Minetta, Kendra, Maxwell, Julianne, Jeff, Micah and Saskia) feels so honored to be able to process all these wonderful perfumes and projects.

With that, we wanted to take a moment to explain what happens when your submission arrives in the mail.

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September 16, 2017 - Comments Off on SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN

SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN

We're thrilled to announce that submissions for the 5th annual Art and Olfaction Awards are open. We accept submissions from perfumers, brands and experimental practitioners with scent from all countries, for perfumes (and experimental projects) first released to market between January 1 and December 31, 2017.

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June 1, 2017 - Comments Off on April 21: London.

April 21: London.

Save the date and start looking for flights!

We will be holding the 5th annual Art and Olfaction Awards on April 21, 2018 at The Tabernacle, in London's bohemian Notting Hill neighborhood.

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June 1, 2017 - Comments Off on LA! Smell the winners and finalists, at the IAO

LA! Smell the winners and finalists, at the IAO

Dearest LA friends: We haven't forgotten about you.

Join us on June 27 to smell the fourth annual Art and Olfaction Awards finalists + winners, at an informal party at the Institute for Art and Olfaction in LA's historic Chinatown.

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