EDT 4.2 OZ SPR. Artisan by John Varvatos is a Citrus Aromatic fragrance for men. Artisan was launched in 2009. Artisan was created by John Varvatos and Rodrigo Flores-Roux. Top notes are Clementine, Tangerine, Marjoram and Thyme; middle notes are Orange Blossom, Ginger, Lavender and Jasmine; base notes are Musk, Woodsy Notes and Amber.