Candle smells like New York Times newsprint

by IJNet
Oct 30, 2018 in Journalism Basics

This one is only for old-media diehards: a candle whose scent mimics the newsprint smell of The New York Times.

That Gray Lady olfactory sensation in perfume form turns out to be a mix of guaiacwood, cedar, musk, spice, with "a powdery note and velvet nuance," created by the late designer Tobias Wong.

In keeping with the print theme, it's offered in a limited edition (only 1,000 available) for US$65.

Now, if they could only mimic that Sunday morning newspaper ink smudge...

Via Refinery 29


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