Russian Avant-Garde Architecture Influences Wooden Desk Accessories

by Dan Howarth
Dezeen, Jan 21, 2016

Image: The paper-clip holder references Melnikov House by K.S. Melnikov. Courtesy of Dezeen(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…

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