Often on this blog, we've posted on design inspirations but never about inspirations from a business or motivation point of view, so here's the first one!
Russian avant-garde architect Konstantin Melnikov's flow of commissions from the years 1926-7 provided him with enough money to build this house in Moscow. It is now regarded as the architect's most renowned work. Just shows what you can achieve in a year.
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Images: Avantgard-ru.org, Another magazine