Radical Russian Nesting Dolls by Designer Katya Malakhova.

Radical Russian Nesting Dolls

Russian freelance graphic designer and photographer Katya Malakhova has designed a series of  Radical Russian Nesting Dolls (or Modern Matryoshkas) which combine items that at first seem contradictory. Read more

The Matreshka Russian Nesting Doll Light Changing Chair.

Matreshka Russian Nesting Doll Light Changing Chair

Russian Nesting dolls continue to inspire design in everything from housewares to furniture. Way back in 2008, I wrote a post about Matryoshka Madness and the glut of items honoring the traditional Russian dolls. Then again, in 2009, I followed it up with another Matryoshka related post. As I was getting preparing to publish yet a third, I came across this. Read more

Matryoshka Madness (Or Babushka Bounty) Part 2 – Updated!

matryoshka madness PART 2 IIHIH

Just about a year ago, I did a very large post on the popularity of Russian Nesting Dolls aka Matryoshkas, Metroshkas, Babushkas, etc. Designer versions, hand painted artist versions, modern versions and their appearance on everything from textiles to jewelry. Read more

Sorry Barbie, But Compared To Mooqla Dolls, You’re Just PWT*

If you don’t know Mooqla dolls, you’re about to be introduced to a series of exotically featured handmade silicone encased plastic dolls clad in the hippest of fashions. They make even Couture Barbie look like some serious *poor white trash. Read more

Matryoshka Madness: Russian Nesting Dolls In Every Form

matryoshka madness

I know, I know, you’ve seen the popular trend of these Russian Nesting Dolls on lots of blogs, but before you think you’ve seen them all, take a look. I defy you to find a larger collection than my own examples of Matryoshka Madness (especially since this post has been updated with Part 2!) Read more