Designed in the USSR: 1950-1989

Designed in the USSR: 1950-1989

A fascinating glimpse into design behind the Iron Curtain, revealed through the products and graphics of everyday Soviet life This captivating survey of Soviet design from 1950 to 1989 features more than 350 items from the Moscow Design Museum's unique collection. From children's toys, homewares, and fashion to posters, electronics, and space-race ephemera, each object reve A fascinating glimpse into design behind the Iron Curtain, revealed through the products and graphics of everyday Sov...

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Title:Designed in the USSR: 1950-1989
Author:Moscow Design Museum
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Genres:Design
ISBN:Designed in the USSR: 1950-1989
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:240 pages pages

Designed in the USSR: 1950-1989 Reviews

  • Kate
    Apr 17, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

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  • Kirsti
    Sep 16, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

    Beautifully presented examples of candy wrappers, cars, electronic devices, toys, coffee cans, and propaganda posters. ...

  • Puhnner
    Apr 17, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

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  • Dayrel
    Apr 14, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

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  • Miriam
    Apr 13, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

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  • Tiarnan
    Apr 18, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

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  • Zachariah
    May 13, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

  • Tania French
    Jul 22, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

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  • Gemma
    Sep 01, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

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  • Bastiaan
    Apr 23, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

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  • Shayne
    Jul 07, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

  • Ben
    Apr 24, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

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  • Wai Yip Tung
    Apr 16, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

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  • Sara
    May 17, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

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  • Dan Schindel
    Apr 14, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

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  • Jack Zhao
    Apr 15, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

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  • Aubrey
    May 06, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

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  • Buffy
    Sep 01, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

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  • Joe Defazio
    Apr 17, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

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  • Yvonne
    Aug 25, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

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  • Demián
    Apr 14, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

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  • Frederic
    Apr 16, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

  • Ivan Olivotto
    Apr 09, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

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  • Anders Svensson
    May 11, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

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  • Baglan
    Apr 03, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

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  • Waijing
    Jun 23, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

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  • Anastasia
    Apr 22, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

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  • HEB
    Apr 22, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

    Beautifully presented examples of candy wrappers, cars, electronic devices, toys, coffee cans, and propaganda posters. ...

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  • Dane
    May 05, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

    Beautifully presented examples of candy wrappers, cars, electronic devices, toys, coffee cans, and propaganda posters. ...

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  • Aysegul Yayla Wierdsma
    Jul 07, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

    Beautifully presented examples of candy wrappers, cars, electronic devices, toys, coffee cans, and propaganda posters. ...

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  • Devon Snethen
    May 05, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

    Beautifully presented examples of candy wrappers, cars, electronic devices, toys, coffee cans, and propaganda posters. ...

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  • rêveur d'art
    Apr 29, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

    Beautifully presented examples of candy wrappers, cars, electronic devices, toys, coffee cans, and propaganda posters. ...

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  • Kylie Walker
    Apr 20, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

    Beautifully presented examples of candy wrappers, cars, electronic devices, toys, coffee cans, and propaganda posters. ...

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  • Mark
    Apr 09, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

    Beautifully presented examples of candy wrappers, cars, electronic devices, toys, coffee cans, and propaganda posters. ...

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  • João Alberto
    Apr 15, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

    Beautifully presented examples of candy wrappers, cars, electronic devices, toys, coffee cans, and propaganda posters. ...

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  • Kelby Merchant
    Apr 23, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

    Beautifully presented examples of candy wrappers, cars, electronic devices, toys, coffee cans, and propaganda posters. ...

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  • Edgars Jasmans
    Apr 15, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

    Beautifully presented examples of candy wrappers, cars, electronic devices, toys, coffee cans, and propaganda posters. ...

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  • Hillary
    Apr 12, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

    Beautifully presented examples of candy wrappers, cars, electronic devices, toys, coffee cans, and propaganda posters. ...

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  • Yulia
    Jul 20, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

    Beautifully presented examples of candy wrappers, cars, electronic devices, toys, coffee cans, and propaganda posters. ...

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  • Mr Robert
    Jun 18, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

  • David
    Apr 14, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

    Beautifully presented examples of candy wrappers, cars, electronic devices, toys, coffee cans, and propaganda posters. ...

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  • Stephen Settles
    Apr 17, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

    Beautifully presented examples of candy wrappers, cars, electronic devices, toys, coffee cans, and propaganda posters. ...

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  • Elzbieta_Marta
    Aug 19, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

    Beautifully presented examples of candy wrappers, cars, electronic devices, toys, coffee cans, and propaganda posters. ...

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  • Metehan
    May 05, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

    Beautifully presented examples of candy wrappers, cars, electronic devices, toys, coffee cans, and propaganda posters. ...

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  • Jace101
    May 13, 2018

    Lots of interesting design objects here, and I like the design of the book as well (matte paper, slightly off-realistic bright colors). But not a lot of cultural or historical context, or design information. The result would grace a fashionable coffee table, but instead of learning som...

    This is an interesting delve into the world of Soviet domestic products. A look at the every-day life of a past era. The book is more like a portable museum exhibition with snatches of detail to put some items in context with the rest simply labeled with names, dates and places of ma...

    Great book about post-war Soviet design. As one might expect from a book produced by the curators of a museum of design, the presentation is top-notch. The book is almost entirely photos, however. I would have appreciated more textual explanation of the disparate objects presented, but...

    Fun to leaf through, a visual delight! ...

    Beautifully presented examples of candy wrappers, cars, electronic devices, toys, coffee cans, and propaganda posters. ...

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