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Kiosk fans, rejoice! T magazine is reporting that the cultish design shop for quirky international bric-a-brac will return with a pop-up shop at 540 LaGuardia Place, starting this Friday and running through February 1st.
The shop's Spring Street location closed back in March because the building was being torn down. The operation since moved into a Union Square office building, which will continue to act as an outlet store during the pop-up.
The new digs will be a showcase for husband-and-wife team Alisa Grifo and Marco ter Haar Romeny's latest collection, "Recall," comprised of objects they hadn't ended up using in previous collections. That includes Greek plastic olive oil containers and a "portable 'Bubble Factory'" from Germany.
"When we left Spring Street, we had to pack up and then unpack all of our inventory and this got us thinking of all the past shows," Grifo told the magazine.
In keeping with the duo's fondness for sourcing objects from all over the world, the in-store installation for the opening will be a custom totem by cross-cultural collaborators Field Experiments, made of objects by artisans in Bali. They'll also be traveling to Romania in October, so expect Eastern European goods come holiday shopping season.
The shop is will be open Mondays through Saturdays from 12pm to 7pm—and come holiday season, they'll operate seven days a week.
· The Curated Boutique Kiosk Rises Again in NoHo [T]
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