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Since 1986, Laura Bosetti Tonatto, a professional "nose", known all over the world, creates perfumes for major cosmetic companies and customized mélanges. Since October 2006 Laura Bosetti Tonatto joined the staff of the University of Ferrara, Faculty of Pharmacy, as Professor Adjunct in the Master's Degree in Cosmetic Science and Technology for the course: "Perfumes: Art and Production" and "Aromacology ". She is the creator of a cultural workshop "Nose and Parnassus", for the study of the use of essences and aromas from ancient times to the present day.

She has curated several exhibitions including: "Caravaggio: a painting, a perfume" for the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. For the National Museum of Oriental Art in Rome she was responsible for the olfactory area "Aromatic: essences, perfumes and spices of East and West", creating, among other things, the Syrian Water (I century BC) and the Water Admirabilis (1609) by Giovanni Maria Farina, which later became the famous Eau de Cologne. She is the only expert in the field that has been able to express the relationship between art, science and culture in general. Important works of art have inspired the birth of some of her perfumes. Through a long process of analysis and study of the artworks, Laura Bosetti Tonatto has been able to turn these artistic suggestions in fragrances, which became masterpieces to be perceived through the most unusual of the senses: smell.

Laura Bosetti Tonatto has created a customized collection for the Queen Elizabeth II of England. In 2012, on November 26th, with the decree of the President of the Republic, Giorgio Napolitano, she was awarded with the honor of Knight of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic. In 2013, on September 17th, in Milan, at Palazzo Marino, she received the Who's Who Award of "Journalism and Fashion 2013": God Save the Queen and fashion "for its olfactory emotions and because it has been able to transform art and cultures in perfumes".