The southern French town of Grasse is renowned as the world capital of perfume. The next generation of fragrance makers learn the secrets of the trade at the Grasse Insitute of Perfumery.
Who owns the "Swiss Army" brand? According to Switzerland, its military does. After a contentious battle with Victorinox, the makers of the world-famous pocketknives, the two sides have reached an agreement.
Several publishers rejected the manuscript before the novel became an international bestseller with 20 million copies sold and translations into almost 50 languages. But what is the secret of its universal success?
Paris has a new fragrance museum. It explores the history of perfumery and initiates visitors to the complex and fascinating world of scents.
The long-awaited biopic about the band Queen is finally here. Lead singer Freddie Mercury is played by Hollywood star Rami Malek. He gives a brilliant performance that’s already generating Oscars buzz.
DW presents German novels that capture the unparalleled brutality of the Nazis and the Holocaust without too much pathos or downplaying these atrocities. This dark chapter plays an important role in German literature.
A concert venue in eastern Germany has blocked leftist punk band Feine Sahne Fischfilet from performing over fears they could incite far-right protesters. Critics have called the decision an assault on artistic freedom.
Visual art is probably something you don't typically associate with people who are visually impaired. But South Korean sculpturer Goh Hong-seok might defy your expectations. The legally blind artist makes enormous and complex installations with a material that might also blow your mind. Reporter Jason Strother met Goh at his studio just outside Seoul.
It's not all just fun and games when it comes to gaming. The Victoria & Albert Museum explores the transformative power of digital games in its latest exhibition, "Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt."
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