"Inspiration for me is my past, Russia’s culture and daily routine brought in by this city and the huge country": so Valeria Sinyushkina, OMSK Belgium brand designer.
What Russian visual images are easy to read in the designer’s creations? Let’s take a look at them!
Logo for 2011 spring-summer season
Post-revolutionary (1919-1921) ‘ROSTa Windows’ counter-illiteracy-inspirational poster from Leningrad Publishing House, once limited-circulation-designer-posts, they were made in the tradition of popular print and used to be displayed in windows of major public buildings of Russia’s central cities.
Headscarf from autumn-winter 2012/2013 collection
Web pattern headscarf from the Trans Ural city of Orenburg
Football T-shirt adorned with motives from school literature program, pictured is the title of Alexander S. Griboyedov’s comedy ‘Misfortune Caused by the Intellect’ (St. Petersburg, 1824)
Of the first editions of the comedy’s front page
Designer bast from the autumn-winter 2012-2013 collection
Bast village-styled: A thing for inspiration