Vitali Poluzhnikov

Initiating fresh ways of life and dreaming big. Building CANU@canugettogether.


You’ve got to do what you want, not what someone else thinks you should be doing.

a Hyper Island Experience


You would never imagine Russia looking like this:

It actually could


Countries that fit into Russia. Considering the Area, Population and GDP.

note: proportions…


No Stupid Headline will ever make me your Enemy


My plan was to spend this summer week working on some design and ideas, but that didn’t really happen — I was interrupted by what’s going…


What we’re trying to achieve with CANU

Encouraging people to open up and do more together in the offline world

Publications edited by Vitali Poluzhnikov

Thoughts behind the app that gathers people together


You’ve got to do what you want, not what someone else thinks you should be doing.

a Hyper Island Experience


О чем стоит забыть, создавая новый продукт. Для чего и как мы создаем CANU.

Немного истории нашего приложения и нашей культуры.


Take design risks. What are you afraid of? 

Product design has become so commercial and uninventive. Where is the fun and innovation?


What happens when a Swede, a Spaniard and a Russian get together?

Meatballs and vodka at the beach? Not always.


The Wisdom of Stereotyping

A crowdsourced library of stereotypes from around the world. There is still so much that has not been shared with us, by us.