why this product

Studio Secrets is designed to make you feel inspired, creative. It calms, allows you to focus yet it is inspiring with the sense of ideas coming from the book smell. It is intended be inspiring so that you can write out your dreams, your thoughts, your art...

use & care

Read the story or have someone read it to you while lighting the candle. Trim the wick to 1/4". Burn for no more than 2 hours at a time.

production & design

Jocelyn Fortier, creative director, wrote the stories as she would for a fashion shoot. She worked with fragrance developers to bring the scent to light. She wrote out the names, typed out the descriptions and had them letterpressed onto the labels. The box is an original design, hand assembled. Made in LA.

about the designer

Studio Secrets

$80.00
Pour l'air Scented Candles from Los Angeles, CA
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The box is inspired by a young Paul Newman in a white T-shirt. Labels and box are letterpessed on cotton paper. Fine fragrance. Not tested on animals. Excellent throw hot and cold so you will get the scent even when not lit. Original art and handwriting by Jocelyn Fortier, a creative director in fashion.

More Details

The Story: I peered through the open door, the light of the sun led me to her ink stained hands collaging her fragmented thoughts on living lighter. Wrinkled papers littered the worn wooden floor. Partially dried orange peels warmed by the sun wafted past adding a tingling sensation to the air. Old books open to pages of poetic words lined the floor wide work space providing prose for collages of curiosity. History and mindless meanderings of new mingled with the slightly eaten fruit, the smatterings of ink, the warmed pages and the worn wood to create a moment that smelled like inspiration. The purpose, Studio secrets was designed to take you to a place where you feel inspired and curious. To where ideas flow onto the floor, the walls and into the homes they are meant to be. Use to feel inspired, curious. The character, Papery, poetic and oddly fresh with aged books and worn wood brightened with the zest of orange rinds and smatterings of india ink. Insightful, a lingering lightness. Notes,books, old wood, india ink, & orange rinds.


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  • Materials: Fine fragrance, cotton wick, glass vessel, cotton paper box, soy blend wax. Not tested on animals.
  • Ingredients: Fine fragrance oils, soy blend wax, cotton wick.
  • Product Dimensions: H 5.0 Inches x W 3.2 Inches x L 3.2 Inches
  • Product Code: V176000339612

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  • This item ships directly from Pour l'air Scented Candles in Irvine, CA
  • Item is ready to ship in 2 Business Day(s). Delivery date will vary depending on your shipping address.
  • International orders may experience possible delays and take longer to arrive.
  • Because this item is custom made to order, we unfortunately cannot accept returns.
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