Phone Booth - a thing of the past (Love the girls tights with the crotch creeping down - used to drive me nuts as a kid)

Vintage USSR Pedal Car

Studebaker Pedal Car assembly line - Giordani, Italy

From the early 70s, until the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the USSR experienced somewhat of a unique, and decidedly bizarre period in architecture. Taking advantage of the nation’s crumbling control, architects pushed the boundaries of design, way beyond modernism, with expressionist works that defied any kind of traditional convention.

Booktopia has CCCP Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed by Frederic Chaubin. Buy a discounted Hardcover of CCCP Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed online from Australia's leading online bookstore.


On the the anniversary of the Russian October Revolution RBTH presents a selection of Soviet propaganda posters created by Russian artist Dmitry Moor

The first USSR beauty contest

The First Miss USSR Pageant In 1988 (20 Photos)

Andrey Tarkovsky: Solyaris USSR poster

Solaris/Солярис a film adaptation of the novel Solaris, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky (Андре́й Арсе́ньевич Тарко́вский)

Фудстилизм в СССР

Soviet Book of Tasty and Healthy Food, Ravioli, dumplings (edit: Pelmeni)