design, novosibirsk, transport IKEA decorates subway train in Siberia

07.11.2008 20:08   


Photos by [Maya Shelkovnikova]( & [Ilia Kabanov](

Last night a subway train decorated in IKEA style was introduced in Novosibirsk (Russia). Four cars were turned into a mobile showroom of the Swedish design.

The redesigned train, which features a colorful seats and fancy curtains, will carry passengers until June 6, 2009.



IKEA in subway


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eco, interview, people, transport Helen Zille: Do the best you can and never give up

12.09.2008 22:34   

Helen Zille

Helen Zille is the Mayor of Cape Town and leader of the Democratic Alliance political party, South Africa’s official opposition. Helen Zille has reached the final shortlist of 11 world mayors in the World Mayor Award for 2008, and she is the only remaining mayor of an African city. In her interview for Helen Zille told about environmental sustainability, the preparation for the 2010 FIFA World Cup and her vision for the future of Cape Town.

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futurism, transport New Birth of the Zeppelines

06.07.2008 19:59   

Новое рождение дирижаблей

Photo: Achim Mende.

It has been more than 70 years since the giant Hindenburg zeppelin exploded, killing 36 crew members and passengers, abruptly ending an earlier age of airships. But because of new materials and sophisticated means of propulsion, entrepreneurs are [taking another look]( at the behemoths of the air.

futurism, retro, transport Soviet era futurism

08.06.2008 22:58    , ,

Soviet Era Futurism

This illustration of the atomic hover express appears in the Soviet I want to know everything! almanac published in 1969.

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