Style & Design

Adriatic dreams: the contemporary Croatian architects building a template for modern living

Adriatic dreams: the contemporary Croatian architects building a template for modern living

From Soviet monumentalism to mosques, take a peek inside the first architectural guide to Chechnya and the North Caucasus

From Soviet monumentalism to mosques, take a peek inside the first architectural guide to Chechnya and the North Caucasus

The story behind Kyiv’s Flowers of Ukraine, the modernist greenhouse that miraculously escaped demolition | Concrete ideas

The story behind Kyiv’s Flowers of Ukraine, the modernist greenhouse that miraculously escaped demolition | Concrete ideas

A Slovenian design collection takes its inspiration from an 18th century novel to reflect on self-isolation

A Slovenian design collection takes its inspiration from an 18th century novel to reflect on self-isolation

Ukrainian flight attendants are ditching high heels and skirts for statement suits and Nike Airs

Ukrainian flight attendants are ditching high heels and skirts for statement suits and Nike Airs

Illusions in concrete: the Polish buildings that promised utopia

Illusions in concrete: the Polish buildings that promised utopia

New East women: stories of resilience, celebration, and solidarity

New East women: stories of resilience, celebration, and solidarity

The twisted fate of Bishkek’s treasured UFO-like Soviet-era circus | Concrete Ideas

The twisted fate of Bishkek’s treasured UFO-like Soviet-era circus | Concrete Ideas

Built in a Polish nature reserve, this minimalist house blends into its natural home

Built in a Polish nature reserve, this minimalist house blends into its natural home

Skopje’s eccentric post office is testament to the city’s turbulent history | Concrete Ideas

Skopje’s eccentric post office is testament to the city’s turbulent history | Concrete Ideas

How a handcarved Tajik teahouse landed in the heart of the United States

How a handcarved Tajik teahouse landed in the heart of the United States

Letter from Zlín: the Czech town where capitalism and constructivism co-exist

Letter from Zlín: the Czech town where capitalism and constructivism co-exist

Victory for conservationists after occupation saves modernist Kyiv landmark

Victory for conservationists after occupation saves modernist Kyiv landmark

Flora first: the Moscow home built to fit around trees | Concrete Ideas

Flora first: the Moscow home built to fit around trees | Concrete Ideas

Sex toys and roller coasters: the Lithuanian Space Agency is going where no architect has gone before

Sex toys and roller coasters: the Lithuanian Space Agency is going where no architect has gone before

Concrete landscapes of the Far North: a rare view of Siberia’s Soviet architecture

Concrete landscapes of the Far North: a rare view of Siberia’s Soviet architecture

The grit and glory of New Belgrade’s communist architecture

The grit and glory of New Belgrade’s communist architecture

Moldova’s emblematic socialist modernist National Hotel risks demolition | Concrete Ideas

Moldova’s emblematic socialist modernist National Hotel risks demolition | Concrete Ideas

This high-tech portal between Poland and Lithuania is the sci-fi invention we’ve been waiting for

This high-tech portal between Poland and Lithuania is the sci-fi invention we’ve been waiting for

In the flesh: the streetwear brand bringing changeable tattoo art into your wardrobe

In the flesh: the streetwear brand bringing changeable tattoo art into your wardrobe