Jazz Age Architectural Fantasy

The Internet is a glorious thing, especially when it hosts images of archaic design work that uncannily predates current trends in architecture. The color prints in question, by Iakov Chernikhov, a Russian constructivist architect and graphic designer, illustrate 101 Architectural Fantasies and comprise one of the only avant-garde art books published in the Eastern bloc during the Stalinist era. Peep his innovative architecture after the jump.

Cherniklov 2

Chernikov 1

Chernikov 3

Check out approximately 95 more pieces of eye candy on the Iakov Chernikov International Foundation website.