Monday, May 14th, 2012

9:00 pm

Royal Mail Great British Fashion Stamp Set


The Royal Mail service launches their latest theme collection of official stamps. The “Great British Fashion Stamp Set” collects garments and styles  from 10 local fashion houses including Paul Smith, Vivienne Westwood, Alexander McQueen – all beautifully photographed by Sølve Sundsbø…

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Friday, November 5th, 2010

6:38 pm

A Collection of Miniature Chairs


Given a shared love among Selectism of ephemera, and my own love of small furniture, “Laura Tarrish’s Collection of Miniature Chairs” is perfect Friday fodder. Tarrish, an ephemera collector and collage artist, provides a quirky essay to accompany a slideshow…

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Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Monday, March 16th, 2009

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

5:36 pm

Beer History

selectism - Beer History

The recent brew-ha-ha (sorry) about best “blue collar” beers prompts a little investigation beyond subjective voting and toward a history of each. As noted, the beers up for “best” now often come from the same place, but of course that…

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Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Martin Parr Parrworld Book

selectism - Martin Parr Parrworld Book

This two volume set presents Martin Parr’s collection of objects and postcards. The book stems from an exhibition, Parrworld, curated from Thomas Weski and first show in Munich at Has Der Kunst last May. (Via Daily Icon). Available from Amazon.…

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