Tag Archives for Alex Mustonen

Snarkitecture, Brooklyn

Snarkitecture is a collaborative practice operating in territories between the disciplines of art and architecture. Working within existing spaces or in collaboration with other artists and designers, the practice focuses on the investigation of structure, material and program and how these elements can be manipulated to serve new and imaginative purposes. Searching for sites within…

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A Visual Recap of Design Miami/ 2012

The amount of activity at Design Miami/ 2012 was truly astounding. More than 30,000 design collectors and enthusiasts visited Design Miami/ 2012…

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Felix Burrichter’s Favorite Work at DM/12

“Snarkitecture is a New York-based firm by architect Alex Mustonen and artist Daniel Arsham. Together they explore, push, and challenge the boundaries of material, scale, and space. Not only are they designing this year’s entry pavilion for Design Miami/ but Volume Gallery is also showing one of my favorite pieces by them: ‘Float’, a 450 lbs., 1 1/2 x 5 ft. bench-like construct made of cast marble dust.”

FELIX BURRICHTER/ Editor and Creative Director of PIN-UP Magazine

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Snarkitecture’s Drift Pavilion for Design Miami/ 2012

Since 2008, Design Miami/ has worked with emerging architectural practices to re-imagine the traditional tent. The designs of Aranda\Lasch and Moorehead & Moorehead have slit, pinched, woven, latticed and inverted the clear span tent, both experimenting with unconventional materials and custom-engineering the modular components to create new structures and façades. This December, NY-based collaborative practice Snarkitecture takes tent manipulation to new heights.

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Design Legacies/ Beth Rudin DeWoody/ Kyle DeWoody/ Alex Mustonen

Beth Rudin DeWoody/ Alex Mustonen/ Kyle DeWoody/ Aaron Betsky
 
“The reason I started collecting is because I have always seen patterns in objects, I’ve always seen art, architecture,  design, and jewelery as interconnected, there was always a separation between craft and fine art but many artists are using the idea of craft in their work and…

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