The Soviet era (1918-1991) was a time of huge upheaval, but was also a period that produced some of the most radical and memorable printed imagery of the 20th Century.
The initial years after the Russian Revolution of 1917 offered artists and designers freedom to experiment; the development of Constructivist avant-garde aesthetics in the 1920s had a profound effect on magazine graphics
Tehnika Molodezhi is a magazine first published in 1933, which continues to be printed to the present day. The journal covers popular science and technology topics and also features science fiction stories.
The covers of the magazine during the Soviet era are sublime fusions of art and science.
The Soviet era covers of Tekhnika Molodezhi combined technological advancement with spectacular visuals; during the 1960s the graphics often had an almost psychedelic flavour.
Tehnika Molodezhi translates to "Technology for Youth. Compare these covers with what you remember of the covers of this period for "Boy's Life"