Russian Avant-Garde Architecture Influences Wooden Desk Accessories
January 27, 2016
by Dan Howarth
Dezeen, Jan 21, 2016
(Image: The paper-clip holder references Melnikov House by K.S. Melnikov. Courtesy of Dezeen)
The wooden desk accessories in this collection by Russian designers Nasya Kopteva and Sasha Braulov are based on architectural landmarks in their home country, including Melnikov House and the Red Banner Textile Factory.
Items in the Russian Avant-Garde Desktop Organiser collection are made from solid oak sourced as leftovers from a carpentry workshop.
They correspond with iconic structures from the influential Russian Avant-Garde period, which began as an art movement in the late 19th century and continued with architecture well into the 1930s. Read more…