Francis Kurkdjian - Perfumer

Francis Kurkdjian

Perfumer Francis Kurkdjian

Francis Kurkdjian is a perfumer and co-founder of his own luxury fragrance house, Maison Francis Kurkdjian, with business partner Marc Chaya. He was born in 1969 in Paris, France to Armenian parents. He In 1990 he entered the ISIPCA fragrance school in Versailles graduating in 1993. Later than same year he joined Quest International (now Givaudan) in Paris. He became famous at the age of 26 for his Jean-Paul Gaultier creation, Le Male fragrance. In 2001 he won the Prix Francis Coty.


Latest Fragrance Creations



All Perfumes created by Francis Kurkdjian


Acqua di Parma

  • Iris Nobile - 2004
  • Iris Nobile 10th Anniversary Special Edition - 2014

Armand Basi

  • Lovely Blossom - 2007
  • L'Eau Pour Homme - 2010

Baccarat

  • Rouge 540 - 2014

Bebe


Blumarine


Burberry

  • Amber Heath - 2017
  • Antique Oak - 2017
  • Brit Rhythm Floral - 2015
  • Garden Roses - 2017
  • Hawthorn Bloom - 2017
  • High Tide - 2017
  • Mr. Burberry - 2016
  • My Burberry - 2014
  • My Burberry Black - 2016
  • My Burberry Blush - 2017
  • My Burberry Eau de Toilette - 2015
  • My Burberry Limited Edition - 2014
  • Tudor Rose - 2017
  • Wild Thistle - 2017

Carven

  • L'Absolu - 2015
  • L'Eau de Toilette - 2014
  • L'Eau Intense - 2016
  • Le Parfum - 2013
  • Pour Homme - 2014

Caudalie


Custo Barcelona

  • Custo Man - 2009

Daniel Hechter

  • Black - 2015
  • Cuir Sensuel - 2013
  • Jeans Brut - 2014
  • Midnight - 2005

Davidoff

  • Cool Water Wave - 2017 (with Antonie Lie and Jean Jacques)
  • Silver Shadow - 2005

Demeter Fragrance

  • Holy Water - 2009
  • Pruning Shears - 1998

Dior

  • Homme Cologne - 2007
  • Eau Noire - 2004

Elie Saab

  • Cuir Absolu - 2016
  • Cuir Bourbon - 2016
  • Cuir Patchouli - 2016
  • Cuir Ylang - 2016
  • Essence No. 1 Rose - 2014
  • Essence No. 2 Gardenia - 2014
  • Essence No. 3 Ambre - 2014
  • Essence No. 4 Oud - 2014
  • Essence No. 6 Vetiver - 2015
  • Essence No. 7 Neroli - 2015
  • Essence No. 8 Santal - 2016
  • Essence No. 9 Tuberose - 2016
  • L'Eau Couture - 2014
  • Le Parfum - 2011
  • Le Parfum Eau de Parfum Intense - 2013
  • Le Parfum Eau de Toilette - 2012
  • Le Parfum In White - 2018 (with Jerome Di Marino)
  • Le Parfum L'Edition Argent - 2015
  • Le Parfum L'Edition Or - 2014
  • Le Parfum Resort Collection - 2015, 2017
  • Le Parfum Rose Couture - 2016

Elizabeth Arden

  • Green Tea - 1999
  • Iced Green Tea - 2001
  • Spiced Green Tea - 2001

Emanuel Ungaro

  • Apparition - 2004
  • Ungaro - 2007

Escada

  • Lily Chic - 2000

Gianfranco Ferre

  • Ferre Rose - 2007
  • UnFerre Rose Diamond Limited Edition - 2008

Giorgio Armani

  • Armani Mania - 2002

Gloria Vanderbilt

  • Reverie - 1999

Guerlain

  • Eau de Lit - 2006
  • Rose Barbare - 2005

Guess


Indult

  • C16 - 2008
  • Isvaraya - 2006
  • Manakara - 2006
  • Reve En Cuir - 2008
  • Tihota - 2006

Jean Paul Gaultier

  • Classique Intense - 2014
  • Fleur du Male - 2007
  • Fragile - 1999
  • Fragile Eau de Toilette - 2001
  • Gaultier 2 - 2005
  • La Cologne Fleur du Male - 2008
  • Le Beau Male - 2013
  • Le Beau Male Collector Edition - 2014
  • Le Male - 1995
  • Le Male Collector Edition - 2014
  • Le Male Les d'Ete - 2005
  • Le Male Limited Edition - 2009
  • Le Male Love Actually - 2011
  • Le Male Pirate Edition - 2015
  • Le Male Shaker Limited Edition - 2011
  • Le Male Silver My Skin - 2011
  • Le Male Stimulating Body Spray - 2006
  • Ma Dame - 2008
  • Ma Dame Eau Fraiche - 2009
  • Ma Dame It - 2011
  • Ma Dame Rose 'n Roll - 2009
  • Monsieur Eau du Matin - 2008
  • Ultra Male - 2015

J Del Pozo

  • Jesus Del Pozo In White - 2007

Joop!

  • Muse - 2003

Juliet Has A Gun

  • Lady Vengeance - 2006
  • Miss Charming - 2006

Kenzo

  • Eau de Fleur de Magnolia - 2008
  • Eau de Fleur de Prunier - 2009
  • Eau de Fleur de Yuzu - 2010
  • Kenzo World - 2016
  • Kenzo World Intense - 2017 (with Maia Lernout)

Lancaster

  • Aquasun - 2005
  • Aquazur - 2004

Lancome

  • Miracle Homme - 2001
  • Miracle Homme L'Aquatonic - 2003

Lanvin


Maison Francis Kurkjian


MDCI Parfums

  • Enlevement au Serail - 2006
  • Promesse de L'Aube - 2006
  • Rose de Siwa - 2006

Narciso Rodriguez


Nina Ricci

  • L'Extase Caresse de Roses - 2016
  • L'Extase - 2015
  • Rose Extase - 2017

Oriflame

  • Amethyst Fatale - 2007
  • Eikon - 2011

Panouge

  • Perle Rare - 2013

Roger & Gallet

  • Fleur de Figuier - 2013
  • Fleur de Figuier Eau de Parfum - 2015

Salvador Dali

  • Purplelight - 2007

Salvatore Ferragamo

  • F by Ferragamo - 2006

Ted Lapidus

  • White Soul Gold & Diamonds - 2013

Van Cleef & Arpels

  • Les Saisons Automne - 2004
  • Les Saisons Ete - 2004

Versace

  • Jeans Couture Glam - 2003

Yves Rocher

  • Cerisier en Fleurs - 2014
  • Collection Ete - 2014
  • The Vert - 2015


Francis Kurkdjian - about the perfumer

Articles featuring Francis Kurkdjian:

Going Rogue - Francis Kurkdjian, a rogue perfumer himself, explores the world of professional "noses" that think outside the box - and because of that have brought us some of the world's most celebrated fragrances.



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