Russian & Eastern European Matchboxes

Russian & Eastern European Matchboxes

Some of these matchbox designs from mid-century Russia and Eastern Europe are absolutely stunning. Such beautiful colours, compositions and type. My favourites are those surrounding the Russian space and military forces.

Shown above are just a few that I picked from Maraid’s awesome Flickr set. Hours and hours could be spent trawling through her albums, she’s got an amazing collection of printed and graphic ephemera…


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