January 30, 2014
It’s an unpacking disco here at the J.L.&Co. HQ! Our hearts are a'flutter for the much anticipated shipment of Seletti Wears Toilet Paper (along with Seletti’s covetable collaborations with Selab and Maxime Ansiau) that just arrived at our Pennsylvania boutique from the Lombardy regionof Italy, Cicognara, Mantova to be exact.
We’re already plotting our Super Bowl and Valentine’s Day picks from the fabulously recherché collaborative collections.
It’s official: #NEPA is about to get recruited to Team Seletti x TP. #quirky #ArtBasel #devoted #collectible #epic.
(From the OC Instagram: Inside the OC at Selfridges pop-up shop with homeware from Toilet Paper Magazine x Seletti.)
via the OC New News blog:
TOILET PAPER MAGAZINE’s imagery––punchy, rich, highly produced, and bordering on the Surrealist––is delectable however it’s served up. Founded as a passion project in June 2010 by MAURIZIO CATTELAN, Pierpaolo Ferrari, and Micol Talso (all world-renowned creative geniuses in their own right), the magazine is an image-based publication with a clear aesthetic: juxtaposing simplicity with graphic visions to create discomfort. Like “I love you” spelled out with a knife (“I”), a human heart (“love”), and a horseshoe (“you”) set against a blood-splattered white canvas. Or a disembodied hand with a finger dripping blood with the consistency of shiny, deep red molasses. The result is simultaneously stunning and disturbing imagery, and it’s totally brilliant. The historic Italian housewares brand must have also gotten the memo, because it paired up with the magazine to create Seletti Wears Toilet Paper, a collection of dishes with Toilet Paper’s most iconic imagery…