Soviet Space Graphics (Pre-order)

Cosmic Visions from the USSR


A wonderful, whimsical journey through the pioneering space-race graphics of the former Soviet Union

Pre-order now. Shipped from 1 April 2020.


Moscow Design Museum


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Price: USD$39.95

A wonderful, whimsical journey through the pioneering space-race graphics of the former Soviet Union

This otherworldly collection of Soviet space-race graphics takes readers on a cosmic adventure through Cold War-era Russia. Created against a backdrop of geopolitical uncertainty, the extraordinary images featured, taken from the period's hugely successful popular-science magazines, were a vital tool for the promotion of state ideology. Presenting more than 250 illustrations - depicting daring discoveries, scientific innovations, futuristic visions, and extraterrestrial encounters - Soviet Space Graphics unlocks the door to the creative inner workings of the USSR.



SPECIFICATIONS:

Format: Hardback
Size: 270 x 205 mm (10 5/8 x 8 1/8 in)
Pages: 240 pp
Illustrations: 267 illustrations
ISBN: 9781838660536

The Moscow Design Museum was founded in 2012 and is the first cultural institution in Russia specifically dedicated to design. Its main objective is to preserve and popularize Russian design heritage at home and abroad. In September 2016 the museum's Russian exhibition at the first London Design Biennale, was awarded the Utopia Medal for its entry, ‘Utopia: Lost Archives of Soviet Design'.

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