Russian Beauty

a million years ago, when i was a graphic designer, i fell in love with the work of the Constructivist designers who worked in Russia when the revolution was young.

Lissitsky. Rodchenko. Popova.

These were my trilogy- the ones i studied til my eyes bled. there were certainly others, but the work of these three changed my way of seeing
the word. the image. colour. composition.

these three just seemed to shit gold. working
in an impoverished and largely illiterate country, they created a visual language that has influenced designers ever since.

they seemed to do everything- photography, typography, books, theatre sets, costumes, department store ads and of course, posters.

here are a few...



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