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ARTISAN CATEGORY

We define an artisan perfume house as a perfumer-led business, where the perfumer creates the scents him or herself in hand-made batches, and oversees all aspects of production and marketing.

WINNERS:

Eau de Céleri, by Monsillage (Canada)
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Woodcut, by Olympic Orchids (USA)
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FINALISTS:

A City on Fire by Imaginary Authors (USA)
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Foxglove by DS & Durga (USA)
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Tobacco Cognac by House of Cherry Bomb (USA)
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INDEPENDENT CATEGORY

We define an Independent Perfume House as an organization where the company oversees branding, production and bottling of the scent. The Independent Perfume House will be privately-owned (not owned by another larger public corporation), and operated with the owner’s direct oversight.

WINNERS:

Black Pepper & Sandalwood, by Acca Kappa with Luca Maffei (Italy)
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Skive, by Canoe with Jessica Hannah (USA)
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FINALISTS:

Boccanera, by OrtoParisi with Allessandro Gualtieri (The Netherlands)
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Ombre Indigo, by Olfactive Studio with Mylène Alran (France)
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Pashay, by Ray Matts with Christophe Laudamiel (USA)
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SADAKICHI AWARD FOR EXPERIMENTAL WORK WITH SCENT

We define an experimental scent project as a project in any arts practice that incorporates the use of scent in a significant manner.

WINNER:

Famous Deaths, by Marcel van Brakel, Frederik Duerinck, Mark Meeuwenoord, Marcel Boonman, Daan Rijnkels, Caro Verbeek, Jorg Hempenius, Peter de Cupere, Wander Eikelboom, Thijs Eerens, Simon Kentgens, Martijn de Ruiter (The Netherlands)
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FINALISTS:

Catalin, by Charles Long, Carrie Paterson, Karen Reitzel, Seth Hawkins, Emery Martin, Michael Mascha (USA)
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Chroma, by Dawn Spencer Hurwitz (USA)
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Crime and Punishment, by Michael McGinley, Charles ‘Chuck’ McGinley, Noah Bremer and Ben Heywood (USA)
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In Libro De Tenebris, by Paul Schütze (UK)
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