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Roundup August, 28 2009

Selectism | Around the Web

01. Presale & $995 ‘Kiss Meet & Greet Experience’ tix on sale

“- Personal photograph with KISS- Autographed 8X10 photo- Official KISS Concert Shirt- Collectible KISS Tour Poster (limited edition, numbered)- KISS Tour Program- Official Meet and Greet Laminate- Set of KISS guitar picks- $100 voucher to the official KISS on-line store” (brooklynvegan)

02. Dezeen’s Top Ten: Shops

“This month’s top ten features Dezeen’s most popular stories about retail projects. In first place is Shop in a church by Merkx + Girod Architecten.” (dezeen)

03. The Clutch Chair (above)

“Made from 10,000 drinking straws, the Clutch Chair is an exploratory research piece that passes comment on our disposable culture. The development process of this piece also informed that of the Clutch Light, both of which were developed from an observation of the structural characteristics of trees.” (likecool)

04. Know your type: Clarendon

“Named after Oxford’s Clarendon Press, the popular slab-serif was created in 1845 by Robert Besley for the Fann Street Foundry. Notable as one of the last new developments in nineteenth century typography, the letterforms represented a significant change from the slab-serif Antiques and Egyptians that were so popular in that time.” (idsgn)

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