Not a Common Matreshka

Russian Matreshka

Probably “Matreshka” is the most famous Russian thing – it’s a wooden doll that has another smaller doll inside which also carries smaller one and this can extend up to 30 smaller and smaller dolls until reaching the smallest tiny doll thingie. They are usually painted in accordance with Russian tradition, like on the photo above.

But these day design studio has expressed another view on Matreshkas – no using one of their products you can memorize the data measurement units. The biggest doll is called Terabyte and the smallest is… ugh, what’s there, smaller than a byte?

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27 thoughts on “Not a Common Matreshka”

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  1. I remember buying a matreshka here and the label said “Made in Taiwan”. I thought that was an insult so I didn’t buy it…

  2. I would be amazed if something like this could be made in Taiwan affordably. They probably make them in China where slave labor is readily available.


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  3. i think it’s time that Texas1 goes and sits on something, that something being a ‘hui’. maybe then he can export his own porn to the perverts down in the sewers.

  4. It’s матрёшка, not матрешка. So it’s matryoshka in latin alphabet (english transcription), not “matreshka”.

  5. you dont have to worry about anything smaller than a byte. if you look at the photo, you can clearly see the only units used are TB, GB, MB, KB, and B

  6. i like artemy lebedev’s (and his studio’s) creations!

    if only the optimus was the initially planned 300$ and not 1300$ 🙁

  7. FYI, matreshka come from Japan where it was known for centuries. First ‘russian’ matreshkas were sold in Paris some about 1900.

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