Warsaw Modernism

Paper cut-outs

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Modernist alphabet

Paper cut-outs

Blokografia

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‘Must Have 2014’ Award by
Łódz Design Festival

Brutalist tower blocks

Paper cut-outs

Brutal

London

B1: 70 x 100 cm

B2: 50 x 70 cm

A3+: 32 x 47 cm

Posters

Luis Buñuel

Salvador Dalí

Poznań

Poznań

London

Warsaw

Warsaw

London

A collection of illustrated paper cut-out models representing brutalist architecture of London from 1960s-1970s. The series features various buildings scattered around the districts of Camden, Southwark and Tower Hamlet. The `raw concrete` London tour begins with iconic tower blocks (Balfron Tower, Barbican, Space House), leads through council estates doomed to premature demolition (Robin Hood Gardens and Aylesbury Estate) and concludes with a classic prefab panel block (Ledbury Estate). Includes a short technical note on the architects, year of construction and exact location of each building. I  Out: February 2015

A collection of illustrated paper cut-out models representing various modernist buildings in Warsaw, Poland. The series is made up of iconic examples of functional architecture (Rotunda PKO), some less classic buildings, however, familiar to the city dwellers (Za Żelazną Bramą, Smolna 8, Mokotów), as well as "Wielka Płyta" prefab bloks from the outskirts (Tarchomin). Printed on recycled paper, including a short technical note on building`s architects, year of construction and exact location  I  Out: February 2014

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Modernist Katowice

Blokowice

A collection of illustrated paper cut-out models representing 1960s-1980s modernist and brutalist architecture of Katowice, capital of Upper Silesian Industrial Region (Poland). The series features: iconic buildings to be found in the city centre (Spodek, Superjednostka), prefab blocks from the outskirts (Osiedle Odrodzenia), a charactersitic star-shaped estate (Osiedle Gwiazdy), as well as the controversial brutalist building of Katowice railway station demolished in 2011. Printed on recycled paper, including a short technical note on building`s architects, year of construction and exact location  I  Out: October 2015

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    “Katowice” Pit-Shaft

Good Design 2015 Nomination
Polish Institute of Industrial Design

London

London

B1

B1 & B2

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Paris

Paris

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Brutalist Paris

Paris Brut

A collection of illustrated paper models portraying brutalist architecture of Paris from late 1950s-1970s. The series features buildings scattered around the City of Paris` arrondissements, as well as the infamous suburbian "banlieues". It also includes a free recreation of Le Corbusier`s 1925 Plan Voisin -  seminal solution for the centre of Paris. The `béton brut` Paris tour starts with a concrete slab of Cité des 4000, leads through the round towers of Les Choux de Créteil, Cité Curial- largest estate of Paris, Orgues de Flandre high-rise towers, and concludes with a classic example of post-war brutalism Centre National de la Danse. Includes a short technical note on the architects, year of construction and exact location of each building  I  Out: May 2016

Good Design 2016 Nomination
Polish Institute of Industrial Design

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Modernist Architectural Matryoshka

Blokoshka is a playful tour inside out the "sleeping districts" of Moscow, plattenbau constructions of East Berlin, Warsaw estates built over the ruins of old ghetto, and the panelák blocks in Prague. Made up of 4 fold-up nesting blocks inspired by the former Eastern Bloc concrete modernist estates. To open in half and place inside of one another. Includes a note on Eastern European housing architecture. Out: March 2016

A kit of 4 nesting blocks

Pre-cut & pre-folded

‘Must Have 2016’ Award
by Łódz Design Festival

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Brutalist Eastern Bloc

From the functionalist panelák estates to the otherworldly concrete grand designs, the charm of the former Eastern Bloc architecture is certainly brutal.

“Brutal East” allows you to playfully explore and reconstruct some of the most controversial brutalist edifices erected behind the Iron Curtain between 1960-1980s. 
Out: February 2017

Contains 7 paper cut-out models
celebrating post-war architecture 
of Central and Eastern Europe

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Belgrade

Rudo Buildings

Chisinau

“Romanița” Tower

Kaliningrad

House of Soviets

St. Petersburg

Novosmolenskaya

Vilnius

Sporto Rūmai

Wrocław

“Manhattan”

Prague

Jižní Město

Build Your Own Russian

Constructivist Playground

Build your own avant-garde community with geometrical forms inspired by some of the most seminal examples of Russian constructivist architecture erected between early 1920s and mid -1930s, such as: Melnikov House, Kirov Town Hall or Nikolaev`s House. Designed especially for children and their parents to engage them in a playful, interactive tour around the constructivist world of forms and colours. Contains 4 press out comrades to assemble without glue or scissors. Includes an educative note on Russian constructivist architecture. I  Out: June 2017

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4 press-out comrades

to assemble without

glue or scissors

Celebrating the iconic Polish Poster School

The kits are available in two versions: Zupagrafika Posters and Anonymous Polish Posters from 1960.-70.

Notebooks

64 blank pages

Blok-Blok

Warsaw

Za Żelazną
Bramą

Paris

Immeuble

Mouchotte

London

Robin Hood

Gardens

London

Barbican

x3

6 – 14

Paris

Les Choux

de Créteil

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Modernist DDR

Plattenbau housing estates, monumental hochhäuser, cosmic milk bars; the post-war East Germany was rebuilt on concrete foundations to stand for the new modernity and shape the unique and no less controversial urban landscape of the Modern East. Have a peep over The Wall and reconstruct some of the most intriguing modernist and brutalist edifices erected in Deutsche Demokratische Republik.

Out: October 2017

Contains 9 paper cut-out models
celebrating post-war architecture 
of the former German Democratic Republic

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Berlin

Kino

International

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Berlin

Haus des Berliner Verlages

Berlin

Ernst-Thälmann

Park

Cottbus

Mokka-Milch-Eisbar ‘Kosmos’

Dessau

Y-Hochhaus

Halle

‘Scheiben’

Housing Complex

Leipzig

City-Hochhaus

Rostock

Terrassenhaus

Dresden

Hochhaus Pirnaischer Platz

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Concrete Capital

Originally released in 2015, the worldwide acclaimed “Brutal London” series was translated into "BRUTAL LONDON: Construct Your Own Concrete Capital”
book by Zupagrafika.
Includes a foreword by Norman Foster  I  Out: October 2016

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Publisher: Prestel

Book

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12 €

A3+   &   B1    

Katowice

Wrocław

Kaliningrad

Berlin

Kraków

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Poznań Modernism

Paper cut-outs

Miasto

Blok-How

A collection of illustrated paper cut-out models representing various modernist buildings in Poznań, Poland. The series is made up of iconic examples of functional architecture located in the city centre: Dom Towarowy Alfa, Budynek Mieszkalno-Usługowy Telewizory, Hotel Polonez, Collegium Novum, as well as "Wielka Płyta" prefab bloks from the outskirts (Osiedle Orła Białego). All illustrations feature facades from before thermo-modernization.  I  Out: June 2012

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Architecture
snapshots to unveil

Hidden Cities

Remove the negative and discover the brutal charm of the European capitals’ suburbia!

Modernist housing estates erected in the suburbs of European cities after WW2 have been ignored and neglected for decades. Although they are homes to the vast majority of urbanites, many would rather they were invisible. These instant film inspired photo-boxes allow you to unveil some of the most hidden and controversial urbanscapes of the former Eastern Bloc and beyond. Out: May 2018.

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