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Title Designed in the USSR, 1950-1989 : from the collection of the Moscow Design Museum / commissioning editor, Virginia McLeod ; project editor, Robyn Taylor ; interior design, Villalba Lawson.
Corp Author Moscow Design Museum, current owner.
Publication New York, NY : Phaidon Press Inc., 2018.
Description 239 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Call # 745.4 M
Note Foreword by Justin McGuirk.
Includes index.
Summary 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 reveals something of life in a planned economy during a fascinating time in Russia's history. Organized into three chapters - Citizen, State, and World - the book is a micro-to-macro tour of the functional, kitsch, politicized, and often avant-garde designs from this largely undocumented period.
Contents Soviet design : preserving the history / Alexandra Sankova (Moscow Design Museum) -- Citizen -- State -- World.
Subject Design -- Soviet Union -- Catalogs.
Product design -- Soviet Union -- Catalogs.
Design -- Russia.
Russia -- History -- 20th century.
Product design. (OCoLC)fst01763003
Design. (OCoLC)fst00891253
Soviet Union. (OCoLC)fst01210281
Russia. (OCoLC)fst01207312
1900-1999
Genre Catalogs. (OCoLC)fst01423692
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Addl. Author McLeod, Virginia, editor.
Taylor, Robyn (Editor), editor.
Lawson, Villalba, book designer.
McGuirk, Justin, writer of foreword.
San╩╣kova, Aleksandra. Soviet design.
Alt Title Designed in the U.S.S.R., 1950-1989
Designed in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, 1950-1989
ISBN 0714875570 (hardcover) :
9780714875576 (hardcover) :
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy

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