Design

Eastern European design is forward-thinking. What is holding it back?

Eastern European design is forward-thinking. What is holding it back?

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

Think you can design a new logo for Montenegro?

Think you can design a new logo for Montenegro?

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)

Meet the architect turning Estonia into a skateboarder’s paradise

Meet the architect turning Estonia into a skateboarder’s paradise

Wunderwerk: the experimental architects reimagining the future for Tbilisi

Wunderwerk: the experimental architects reimagining the future for Tbilisi

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

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

Makers of Siberia: meet the trailblazing entrepreneurs revolutionising Siberia's creative landscape

Makers of Siberia: meet the trailblazing entrepreneurs revolutionising Siberia’s creative landscape

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

The pleasing beauty of Soviet-era wallpaper

The pleasing beauty of Soviet-era wallpaper

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

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

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

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

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