The scent Otto (Eight) is a sophisticated and unique scent that transcends time, season, gender and borders. World-renowned perfumer Olivier Polge made use of ingredients that are of personal significance to Barnaba Fornasetti - Mediterranean herbs that were found in and around the family home, woods often utilised in interiors designs or pieces of furniture created by Fornasetti. Other more ethereal ingredients - such as incense - conjure a latent spirituality or sense of dreamscape that is often present in Fornasetti graphic poetry.
The face is that of opera singer Lina Cavalieri who is most frequently used as a
template for more than 350 design variations, pictured here in silver armor.