Eastern Bloc, a set of illustrations by Marcin Wolski portraying the bleakness of eastern socialist times.
Marcin Wolski is a young graphic designer who lives and works in Sopot, Poland. He has a great passion for web and print design as well as illustration. Whenever he finds the time he likes to work on self-initiated projects. This set of recent illustrations portraits fictitious scenes from Eastern Europe’s communist era. His illustrations are deeply inspired by the predominant, uniform style of socialist art during this period. Marcin Wolski has skillfully illustrated stereotypical scenes such as monotonous cityscapes, people at work, and huge machinery. One illustration is dedicated to the Chernobyl nuclear accident that occurred on April 26, 1986.
Marcin Wolski’s pictures show some kind of bleakness, a system that doesn’t give much space for personal dreams. Below you can see his series ‘Eastern Bloc’. I recommend you to have a look at his website. His portfolio is packed with lots of creative work ranging from print to web design. Just check it out here.
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