if you're looking for artistic inspiration today then why not have a go at producing your own matryoshka design ?. also know as russian nesting dolls, they have become one of the most fashionable print trends around at the moment. popular in japan their imagery has spread in the west throughout fashion, jewellery, homewares and stationery. at the top of the post are a few snaps of some gorgeous wrapping paper that i purchased in john lewis. below a selection of matryoshka's gathered from all over the web.
above cards by mmmg at cut+paste, and below thomas paul's matryoshka plates and trays, which can be found at fred flare and urban outfitters.
above, fabrics from nuno plus, vinyl purses from fred flare.
above magnets from detail store, cards by egg press, and one good bumblebee. below bedspread and wall decals from urban outfitters.