Mainstreamers are two guys, Luka and Nootk, based in Moscow, Russia. They started out in 2007 doing graffiti, moved onto decorating murals, and are now involved in all sorts of creative activities. Mainstreamers follow one common path of creating characters out of objects and letters. Their colour pallets are always precisely chosen and work well with [...]
Check out these brilliant origami-inspired Green Berry Tea bags from Russian-based designer Natalia Ponomareva. While the tea seeps, the bag gradually expands into a poetic and delicate paper crane. The design hasn’t made it to store shelves yet but the concept is so impressive that it deserves sharing.
Russian political science professor Igor Panarin recently caused a bit of a stir, predicting that the US will break apart in 2010, when the current financial crisis will have resulted in social crisis big enough to tear the Union into six pieces. Kevin Kelly, Editor-At-Large for Wired Magazine, has posted a discussion on the likelihood [...]
I grew up hyper aware of the expectations that people might have of me based on my ethnicity and I always strived to defy them, which is why I decided to suck at math and I refused to go to the kung-fu school they make us all go to when we’re kids. When I see [...]
Russian artist DOU creates beautiful C-print images, most 100cm by 100cm, that are coated with DiaSec, a silicone coating and mounting process that is common overseas to give extra depth and crispness to colors. Not much personal information has been found about DOU, adding to the enigma and general weirdness factor.