Russian Book Illustrations in 60’s and 70’s


These are few of an amazing collection of Russian Book Illustrations of the 60’s and 70’s.
It’s worth viewing not only the illustrations but also, the book design.

Book Title:
Morning. Nursery rhymes peoples of Yugoslavia.
Illustrations by D. Khaikin


Book Title:
Draw lines
Illustrations by G. Kovenchuk


Book Title:
Blue tent
Illustrations by K. Kalinychevoy


Book Title:
Tales of the phone
Illustrations by Leo Tokmakova


Book Title:
Golden Key, or Adventures of Pinocchio
Illustrations by A. Kanevsky


Book Title:
Winter’s Tale

Illustrations by Tamara Yufa.


Maria Papaefstathiou

VISUAL DESIGNER since 1996 and blogger since 2010. Living in Athens, Greece. She has been focusing her research on poster design and particularly on social poster design and portrait design. Her main poster project is a series of posters celebrating great personalities of traditional and popular culture in Greece and Jamaica. These include actors, singers, musicians, poets etc. This is an ongoing project. “I believe that design is a powerful tool that we designers can use to spark enthusiasm, change mindsets and bring positive actions to our world and our culture”. FOUNDER AND EDITOR OF GRAPHICART-NEWS.COM BLOG. She carefully curates high-quality designs, illustrations, and art, from all over the world that will teach and provoke other designers. Many consider her blog to be an exceptional educational tool. CO-FOUNDER OF THE INTERNATIONAL REGGAE POSTER CONTEST which was launched on December 2011, partnering, the creative activist Michael Thompson aka Freestylee. (

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