Remembering the Future: mythology and archeology of Soviet design
The article is devoted to the history of national design in the period from the 1960s to the 1980s. It considers the phenomenon of such state professional institution as the All-Union Research Institute
of Technical Aesthetics. The article analyses the reasons and the peculiarities of its establishment, development and decline. It tries to release its history from ‘mythological remainders' and to study its
heritage from the point of view of ‘archeological fairness'.