Warsaw Modernism

Paper cut-outs

Blok

Wschodni

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 inspired by brutalist architecture of London from 1960s-1970s featuring some of the most controversial concrete constructions scattered around the districts of Camden, Southwark and Tower Hamlet. Includes a short technical note on the architects, year of construction and location of each building  |  Released: 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 blocks from the suburbs (Tarchomin)  I  Released: February 2014

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Modernist Katowice

Blokowice

A set of illustrated paper cut-out models representing 1960s-1980s post-war modernist architecture of Katowice, capital of Upper Silesian Industrial Region (Poland). The series features iconic buildings to be found in the city centre, prefab panel blocks from the outskirts as well as the brutalist Katowice railway station, demolished in 2011  I  Released: October 2015

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    “Katowice” Pit-Shaft

Good Design 2015 Nomination
Polish Institute of Industrial Design

London

London

B1

B1 & B2

EN   PL

Paris

Paris

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Brutalist Paris

Paris Brut

A series of illustrated paper models portraying brutalist architecture of Paris from late 1950s-1970s. The collection features buildings scattered around the City of Paris` arrondissements, as well as the infamous suburbian banlieues. Completed with a free recreation of Le Corbusier`s 1925 Plan Voisin -  seminal solution for the centre of Paris  I  Released: May 2016

Good Design 2016 Nomination
Polish Institute of Industrial Design

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5 – 6

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21 – 29

Modernist Architectural Matryoshka

A playful tour inside out the 'sleeping districts' of Moscow, Plattenbau constructions of East Berlin, Warsaw large scale housing estates, and the panelák blocks in Prague. The nesting blocks are designed to be opened in half and place inside of one another in the same way as a Russian matryoshka |  Released: February 2016

A kit of 4 nesting blocks

Pre-cut & pre-folded

‘Must Have 2016’ Award
by Łódz Design Festival

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Kit collection

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Constructivist Playground

Designed especially for children and their parents, the kit allows you to build your own avant-garde community with geometrical forms inspired by some of the seminal examples of the constructivist architecture, such as: Melnikov House, Kirov Town Hall or Nikolaev`s House  |  Released: 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

Have a peep over The Wall and reconstruct some of the most captivating modernist and brutalist edifices erected in East Germany, from the massive Plattenbauten of Rostock, through the icons of DDR-Moderne to the demolished ´Mokka-Milch-Eisbar ‘Kosmos'  |  Released: 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

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 published by Zupagrafika in 2015, the worldwide acclaimed 'Brutal London' collection was translated into this book in 2016. Detach and construct both iconic brutalist structures, such as: Balfron Tower, Barbican Estate and National Theatre, as well as housing estates like Robin Hood Gardens doomed to premature demolition. Includes a foreword by Norman Foster  |  Released: September 2016 (Prestel Publishing).

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Publisher: Prestel

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29 €

21 €

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 panel blocks (Osiedle Orła Białego). All illustrations feature facades from before thermo-modernization  I  Released: 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! These Polaroid inspired photo-boxes allow you to unveil some of the most hidden and striking urbanscapes of the former Eastern Bloc and beyond  I  Released: May 2018

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Brutalist Great Britain

Explore the Modern past of Great Britain and rebuild some of its most intriguing post-war edifices, from the iconic slabs of Sheffield`s Park Hill and experimental tower blocks at Cotton Gardens in London, to the demolished Birmingham Central Library. Includes a foreword by Barnabas Calder.
Released: October 2018

Birmingham  |  Croydon  |  Edinburgh  |  Glasgow  |  London  |  Sheffield  |  Manchester  |  Margate 

Hardcover. 48 pages. Contains 8 press-out paper models celebrating British post-war architecture 

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Brutalist Eastern Bloc

From panelák estates to concrete grand designs, the charm of the former Eastern Bloc architecture is certainly brutal. Explore and reconstruct some of the most controversial brutalist edifices erected behind the Iron Curtain and in former Yugoslavia, from omnipresent pre-cast housing estates to mighty soviet landmarks awaiting renovation or threatened by demolition  |  Released: October 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

Concrete Landscapes

of the Former Eastern Bloc

A photographic journey through the concrete peripheries of the former Eastern Bloc featuring over 100 photographs showcasing modernist and brutalist architecture scattered around the cities of Moscow, Berlin, Warsaw, Budapest, Kyiv and Saint Petersburg, including objects like houses ‘on chicken legs’, soviet ‘flying saucers’ or hammer-shaped tower blocks  |  Released: April 2019

Hardcover. 144 pages.
Photography  |  Architecture

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