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Over at the Creatures of Comfort store at 205 Mulberry, the online magazine Sight Unseen has set up a "Shape Shop" pop-up to celebrate the joys of circles, squares, and rhombuses everywhere. In a very high-concept press release, Sight Unseen's founders Monica Khemsurov and Jill Singer explain that they've taken over part of the store to "explore how contemporary practitioners wield basic shapes in order to create items that have that kind of instant likeability." Also included are less likable items, or, what they're calling blob-jects—objects "whose very essence is shapelessness."
If all this is starting to sound a little Greek, here's a rundown of some of the curated things you can buy. NYC-based fashion label Shabd will be there, as well as artsy items for the home from Fort Standard and Bec Brittain. The shop will run through May 6th, so that should give you plenty of time to pick up some geometrical jewelry, and also, to figure out exactly what a blob-ject is.
· Creatures of Comfort [Official Site]
· Sight Unseen [Official Site]