The Disappearing Romance of Russia’s Window Art

This makes me feel much better about my curmudgeonly opinion that contemporary trends forgoing even basic window trim are Bad and Should Feel Bad. Trim feels pretty minimal next to these bad boys.

(syndicating to under “design” because I am afraid no one will ever see it under “architecture”… but as further justification, I think there could be really cool generative art in this space. CSS classes applying this kind of ornamentation to squares of content?)