Design

To combat Poland’s culture of shame, one designer is creating educational sex toys

To combat Poland’s culture of shame, one designer is creating educational sex toys

Meet the architect turning Estonia into a skateboarder’s paradise

Meet the architect turning Estonia into a skateboarder’s paradise

Check out the cuddly new mascots from Russia‘s Olympic Committee

Check out the cuddly new mascots from Russia‘s Olympic Committee

This Narkomfin-inspired rug takes 3 months to weave (and it could be yours)

This Narkomfin-inspired rug takes 3 months to weave (and it could be yours)

Explore the bleak and beautiful at St Petersburg’s legendary Udelka flea market

Explore the bleak and beautiful at St Petersburg’s legendary Udelka flea market

Wunderwerk: the experimental architects reimagining the future for Tbilisi

Wunderwerk: the experimental architects reimagining the future for Tbilisi

Concrete reverie: from furniture to origami, this is Brutalism as you’ve never seen it before

Concrete reverie: from furniture to origami, this is Brutalism as you’ve never seen it before

Hide from the modern world with this futuristic privacy capsule

Hide from the modern world with this futuristic privacy capsule

4 super stylish Moscow hotels that won’t break your budget

4 super stylish Moscow hotels that won’t break your budget

The pleasing beauty of Soviet-era wallpaper

The pleasing beauty of Soviet-era wallpaper

Off the wall: discover Georgia’s lost cinematic legacy through these rare film posters

Off the wall: discover Georgia’s lost cinematic legacy through these rare film posters

Andrzej Klimowski: the master of the Polish Poster School on his dark and lurid vision of cinema

Andrzej Klimowski: the master of the Polish Poster School on his dark and lurid vision of cinema

At home near Chernobyl: the kitsch interiors of a former Soviet ‘urban utopia’

At home near Chernobyl: the kitsch interiors of a former Soviet ‘urban utopia’

If Wes Anderson had an interior design Instagram account, this would be it

If Wes Anderson had an interior design Instagram account, this would be it

Travel back to the 1930s with Moscow’s Soviet avant-garde Airbnb

Travel back to the 1930s with Moscow’s Soviet avant-garde Airbnb

What is the post-Soviet? An essay on the term that caught the world’s attention

What is the post-Soviet? An essay on the term that caught the world’s attention

KOPI: minimal jewellery from Warsaw that’s bursting with character

KOPI: minimal jewellery from Warsaw that’s bursting with character

Discover the intricate origami that helped one Romanian artist take on depression

Discover the intricate origami that helped one Romanian artist take on depression

It's time to go retro with these steampunk-style Nixie tube watches

It’s time to go retro with these steampunk-style Nixie tube watches

A New East Christmas: the Calvert guide to last-minute gifts this holiday season

A New East Christmas: the Calvert guide to last-minute gifts this holiday season