Dressing The Air is the brainchild of the London-based artist Paul Schütze.

In a career spanning 30 years, Schütze has exhibited his photographic and installation works in galleries and museums around the world, released over thirty albums of original recordings, scored a number of films and performed numerous concerts. He has collaborated with artists such as James Turrell, Josiah McElheny and Isaac Julien and musicians as diverse as Bill Laswell, Raoul Björkenheim, Toshinori Kondo, Lol Coxhill and Jah Wobble.

Dressing The Air is a unique open resource that aims to enrich creative thinking by encouraging a multi-sensory approach. A constantly evolving archive and creative news feed, Dressing The Air monitors and reports on a diverse range of art-forms from cinema to sculpture, painting to furniture design, land-art to perfumery.

Eau Noire

Francis Kurkdjain

for Dior


Immortelle, Lavender, Cedar, and Vanilla - Darkly delicious, with a core of vanilla polished with lavender hovering over a humid plane of woods.


The various notes present in this scent move perpetually in and out of view so there is never a sence of stasis or staleness. An orderly riot of dark colours, each vying for your attention.