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The actual Silo studio, where the pair have been working for nearly a year and a half. “When we first started this project in school, Attua and I were good friends looking to do a project together,” recalls Wanless. “We both liked molding, and we both liked wonky sort of stuff. We were looking for a material we could mold that wasn’t really on the radar of other designers. Polystyrene is very-low grade, and it’s been around since 1948, but no one’s really ever done anything with it besides, like, cups or insulating panels.” Adds Aparicio: “Or packaging, because it’s so lightweight.”