Soviet design 1950-1980's

If you happen to be in Moscow anytime soon, here's a tip: you could visit Moscow design museum. For example, they show beautiful collection of Soviet design pieces.

The USSR was a way of life. Holidays and everyday lives of the people who built communism. Iconic design objects and symbols of the big epoch.

In an interview to foreign journalists on the topic of perestroika Mikhail Gorbachev said, pointing at the famous design of the face of his watch “Raketa” (“Rocket”): “we are starting life from zero again”. But is it really effective to start from the beginning, ignoring the lessons of the past? And what can we learn from Soviet design today?

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