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Studioso
 
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https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/s ... 3925&ct=t()&mc_cid=995d337167&mc_eid=e363a41e79

very interesting article on design in the USSR during the industrial era, 1950-1989. based on a new book: Designed in the USSR: 1950-1989
http://ca.phaidon.com/store/design/desi ... 714875576/

of interest to designers as well as graphic artist, lots of inspiration.
I find very interesting the extensive use of bright primary colors, particularly "Communist Red"... I love post-industrial Italian design and the difference in choice of colors is striking (at least based on the excerpts from the book).


FluffyData
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Lovely! Thank you. Always important to look at design and arts through a different cultural lens.

(btw, Moscow Design Museum has a nice Instagram feed, though not all of it Soviet/Russian)


engio
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Thanks for sharing, will get that book.

You may or may not have seen this book: https://www.amazon.com/Made-Russia-Unsu ... 0847836053

Or this instagram: https://www.instagram.com/soviet_logos/


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