ABOUT

Kaya 

THE FOUNDER

 
 

 

IF A BRAND WERE A MUSEUM, KAYA WOULD BE ITS SENSORY CURATOR. 

 

BY USING "SCENT AS A MEDIUM" FOR EXPANDING THE EXPERIENCE OF ART ACROSS A DIVERSE RANGE OF CREATIVE DISCIPLINES; KAYA'S CROSS-DISCIPLINARY PROJECTS OFFER NEW AREAS OF INSPIRATION IN CONTEMPORARY PERFUMERY AND AIM TO FORM DEEP EMOTIONAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH AUDIENCES.

 

WITH OVER 15 YEARS EXPERIENCE AS A CREATIVE DIRECTOR WORKING IN THE FIELDS OF FASHION, ART, BEAUTY, AND PUBLISHING, KAYA IS THE FOUNDER AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF STUDIO FOLIE.

 

IN 2008 KAYA CONCEPTUALIZED THE BRAND SIX SCENTS PARFUMS, a PERFUME COMPANY THAT ALIGNED EMERGING FASHION DESIGNERS WITH RENOWNED PERFUMERS TO CREATE A COLLECTION OF LIMITED EDITION PERFUMES. AFTER LEAVING SIX SCENTS IN 2012, KAYA FOUNDED FOLIE À PLUSIEURS PARFUMS, A PERFUMERY THAT RELEASES ALL CREATIVE OLFACTIVE PROJECTS AND COLLABORATIONS PRODUCED UNDER STUIDO FOLIE.

 

SINCE, KAYA HAS REALIZED 48 FRAGRANCES BY A RANGE OF INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS, AND HAS WORKED WITH THE FINEST GALLERIES, ART INSTITUTIONS, BRANDS AND CREATIVE THINKERS ON SEVERAL CONTEMPORARY OLFACTIVE PROJECTS. AWARDS INCLUDE A CANNES LIONS FOR BEST COSMETIC PACKAGING DESIGN CONCEPT, FIFI AWARD FOR BEST INDIE FRAGRANCE AND HAS JUDGED THE ART AND OLFACTION AWARDS FOR THE CATEGORY OF EXPERIMENTAL WORK WITH SCENT.

 

ARTISTIC COLLABORATIONS AND COMMISSIONS INCLUDE: DAVID LACHAPELLE (W/FOLIE À PLUSIEURS), MARCO BRAMBILLA (W/FOLIE À PLUSIEURS & SIX SCENTS), ALFREDO JAAR (W/FOLIE À PLUSIEURS), OLAF BREUNING (W/FOLIE À PLUSIEURS), BROOKE STAMP (W/FOLIE À PLUSIEURS), EMILIE BALTZ (W/FOLIE À PLUSIEURS), SAM SMITH (W/FOLIE À PLUSIEURS), PETER BEARD (W/TRACE MAGAZINE), IMAN (W/TRACE MAGAZINE), LARRY CLARK (W / TRACE MAGAZINE), MADONNA (W/LOUIS VUITTON), STEVEN KLEIN (W/LOUIS VUITTON), MICHEL GONDRY (W/DEITCH GALLERY), DAVID LYNCH (W/SILENCIO), AZUMA MAKOTO (W/SIX SCENTS), ROBERT KNOKE (W/ CLIFFORD & SIX SCENTS), TERENCE KOH (W/CLIFFORD), CASEY SPOONER (W/CLIFFORD) , JUSTIN EDWARD JOHN SMITH (W/SIX SCENTS), ALIA RAZA (W/SIX SCENTS), RAINER JUDD (W/SIX SCENTS), IAIN & JANE (W/SIX SCENTS), SUE DE BEER (W/SIX SCENTS), RAINER JUDD (W/SIX SCENTS),  AND LUCAS MICHAEL (W/SIX SCENTS).