When Jody discovered she was allergic to perfume, she looked for solutions that would enable her to still wear a fragrance.
She developed Perfume Tools: a series of industrial jewellery pieces that can be attached to the opening of a perfume bottle. The tools absorb the scent and work as fragrance diffusers that can be worn. In places where the skin is most vulnerable, the precious metal is warmed up so that the scent can travel. Any skin contact with the perfumed liquid is thus avoided.
Kockens beautiful jewelry in the form of a necklace, earrings and a bracelet, is used to spread the scent of the fragrance captured inside. Great for those who are allergic, but also great for those who rather not spray the perfume on their body. These perfume tools enable you to really wear your perfume. Starting a project with a personal experience makes is much easier for Jody Kocken to design and develop a product. The project ‘Perfume Tools’ isn’t about solving problems, but about designing a product that represent Jody Kocken as a designer and as a user.
Jody Kocken graduated at the Design Academy Eindhoven and works now at design studio Scholten & Baijins in Amsterdam.
Text: Magali Elali
Photos: Rene van der Hulst and Jody Kocken
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