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The founders of the interior installation firm talk about reshaping spaces into shared experiences that invite audiences to step outside the norm.

Blending their backgrounds in art and architecture, classmates Alex Mustonen and Daniel Arsham started Snarkitecture in 2008 and have been appropriating public spaces ever since. With projects ranging from “fun”iture to full-size social installations, they’ve made cement pillows for cell phones, carved caves into storefronts, created fabric tunnels out of 100, 000 meters of white ribbon for fashion brand COS and even built a monochromatic ball pit beach using 750, 000 clear recyclable balls inside Washington, D.C.’s National

  • Words:
    Mary Stutzman
  • Photography:
    Nicole Franzen

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  • Words:
    Mary Stutzman
  • Photography:
    Nicole Franzen
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