Snarkitecture

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Description

The first monograph on Snarkitecture, a New York-based collaborative and innovative design studio with an introduction by Maria Cristina Didero.

Fast becoming one of the world’s most sought-after studios, Snarkitecture has designed installations, architecture, products, and furniture for a diverse range of clients. This book presents more than 70 of their projects and investigates how its founders, artist Daniel Arsham and architect Alex Mustonen, work at the interface between their disciplines to come up with some of the most beguiling and fascinating designs seen in recent years.

Overview:

  • The first monograph on one of the most creative, daring, and original design studios on the planet, a collaborative team that pushes the boundaries between art and architecture
  • Clients include Design Miami, Design Within Reach, Kith, New Museum, Odin, Beats by Dr. Dre, Calvin Klein, Kartell, and COS
  • Collaborators include modern dance choreographer Merce Cunningham, Christian Dior fashion designer Hedi Slimane, and gallerist Emmanuel Perrotin
  • The cover is taken from Snarkitecture’s innovative wallpaper design ‘Topographies’. Stacks of paper were torn by hand, layered, and photographed to reveal a stepped topographical landscape. The cover features tactile finishes to suggest the torn edges of the paper

Specifications:

  • Hardback
  • English
  • 27cm x 20.5cm
  • 256pp
  • 300 colour and 100 B&W illustrations

About the authors:
Alex Mustonen, partner and co-founder of Snarkitecture, is a graduate of the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.

Daniel Arsham, partner and co-founder of Snarkitecture, is a graduate of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. In addition to his work with Snarkitecture, Arsham continues to practice as a visual artist, including collaborations and commissions in fine art, stage design, and film.

Brand

Phaidon

Books as beautiful as their subjects. Phaidon Press is the world’s leading publisher of books on the visual arts, with offices in London, Paris, Berlin, Barcelona, Milan, New York and Tokyo, and distributors worldwide. The publishing house covers everything from art, architecture, photography, design, performing arts, decorative arts, contemporary culture, fashion, film, travel, cookery and children’s books.