Prototype device lets users smell colors

Swiss art school Ecole cantonale d'art de Lausanne (ECAL) just created a nifty little device called Bouquet that lets users smell colors while looking at visual art. Read the rest

Perfume maker perfects the smell of American paper currency

What does money smell like? Chemist and perfumier Marc vom Ende was commissioned by artist Mike Bouchet to create the well-known but hard-to-describe smell, and it turned out money smells like America itself: Read the rest

Underhill Solid Cologne inspires adventure and investigation

I respect companies that aren’t afraid to take chances – especially ones that could make them go broke. 

Misc Goods Co. is an online boutique that puts a little something extra into everything they produce and their Underhill Cologne is a great example of that. 

Personally, I don’t wear cologne but I could see myself carrying this container around just so I could talk about it. Just to be clear, I wouldn’t talk about the Ox horn and cherry wood that it’s made of or the cool magnets that hold it together. I’d talk about the story it’s trying desperately not to tell.

I’ve known the designer for a while and I can say with great certainty that if he ever wrote a book, he would write the majority of it in invisible ink.

Tyler Deeb comes up with and produces all of the products found on his classy website. He created his Underhill cologne because he was inspired by his favorite book - of which he'd rather I not write.


Underhill Solid Cologne is inspired by the smells of traveling in nature. A mix of 14 ingredients, the scent is deep and complex with aromas of wild herbs such as Rosemary and Athelas, along with leather, pipe tobacco, several wood species, open air and a sweet scent of freshly poured (or spilled) ale.


If it was my company that spent so much time and effort to create a product so rich in meaning, I'd probably shout it from the rooftops.  Read the rest