0102, Ritual Cleanse, 2018
A hand-pump container is filled with Ritual Cleanse, a hand sanitizer created for Cooper Hewitt by perfumer Christopher Brosius. This cleansing gel is designed to soothe and stimulate the hands while refreshing and focusing the mind. Please enjoy this purifying ritual before proceeding through the exhibition, which includes many opportunities to explore objects by touch.
Christopher Brosius (American, born 1962), I Hate Perfume (Jersey City, New Jersey, USA, founded 2004); Hand sanitizer gel with essential oils of sandalwood, rosemary, geranium, and hinoki cedarwood; Commissioned by Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Senses: Design Beyond Vision.