Jazz Age Architectural Fantasy


The Internet is a glorious thing, especially when it hosts images of archaic design work that uncannily predates current trends in architecture. The color prints in question, by Iakov Chernikhov, a Russian constructivist architect and graphic designer, illustrate 101 Architectural Fantasies and comprise one of the only avant-garde art books published in the Eastern bloc during the Stalinist era. Peep his innovative architecture after the jump.

Check out approximately 95 more pieces of eye candy on the Iakov Chernikov International Foundation website.