New contacts with Grasse The New Year began not only with working on new perfumes (read more here), but also with looking for new suppliers of ingredients for our perfumes – particulary essential oils and absolutes. Our existing supplier in Italy extended the Christmas break until March, which forced us to look for new suppliers in Italy and France.… by Marta 24.01.202325.01.2023 What will the new year smell like at JAN BARBA? It seems that starting the new year with work on perfumes is slowly turning into a tradition – it has happened to us for at least the third time. Although the idea for the composition we are currently working on came up in January 2022, now is the time to give it a physical form.… by Bart Puzio 3.01.20233.01.2023 The smell of the Anthropocene The smell of the Anthropocene is the smell of plants growing on the remains of building funadments, elements of reinforced concrete structures, fragments of bricks and broken glass panes The smell of wild flowers, stems, leaves permeates with the steel smell of rusting metal bars. The perfume contains notes of helichrysum, lavender, verbena, lemon balm,… by Bart Puzio 23.09.202223.09.2022 Gloria – an announcement We are slowly completing our work on the 8th fragrance in our perfume collection – Gloria, the work has been going on for several months. That is why we decided to annouce its release. Gloria, like glory and the highest point in the sky. Luminous, high and sublime fragrance. Like a morning procession, brisk, but… by Marta 11.08.202226.08.2022 Perfume manifesto In our work, we go back to the times when perfumery was a craft. The perfumes were made in small factories in France and Germany, from plants grown on family farms. The raw materials such as essential oils or absolutes, were obtained by the same families right after the harvest. The time when the harvest… by Bart Puzio 26.07.202226.07.2022 PAH Help for Ukraine Hello, the entire amount (PLN 500) from the sale of Gift Cards “PLN 100 – PAH Aid for Ukraine” was donated to the Polish Humanitarian Action collection (link to the collection: https://www.siepomaga.pl/pah-ukraina ) Thank you for commitment and support. Regards, M&B by Marta 3.06.2022 Reading: the article “On The Nose. How To Make Sense Of Scents “ Link to the article: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2021/02/01/how-to-make-sense-of-scents In early 2021, The New Yorker published an article by Rachel Syme arguing that our experience of the olfactory world may be much more private than we think, due to the fact that it is shaped by the individual property of our memory. “Shaped by the idiosyncrasies of memory, our… by Marta 9.02.20229.02.2022 TEDx Warsaw Women In 2018, I had the pleasure to appear as one of the speakers at TEDx Warsaw Women. The event took place at the 6 Piętro Theater in the Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw. The presentation is in English. The topic of my speech was: “Why what we put on our skin is as… by Bart Puzio 11.11.202110.02.2022 Jan Barba in Puls Biznesu Screenshot of the article “Jan Barba, or austerity and minimalism” on pb.pl In 2017, we had the pleasure to speak in the Puls Biznesu newspaper. It was a huge event for us and a huge event for a company that was founded 1.5 years earlier and started selling its first products a year before the… by Bart Puzio 6.11.20219.02.2022 Podcast “Natural Perfumes from Jan Barba” Do Trzech Razy Skóra by Monika Potaczek At the beginning of 2021, I had the pleasure of talking to Monika Potaczek, the creator of the series of podcasts Do Trzech Razy Skóra about perfumes, the process of creating a fragrance, and inspirations. The interview introduces you to the world of perfumery, reflection on perfume ingredients, evaluation of perfume quality in terms of… by Bart Puzio 5.11.20219.02.2022 Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.