Speedo Olympic Swimwear Berlin

Speedo Olympic Swimwear Berlin

Speedo Olympic Swimwear Berlin
We, at Mimi Berlin, got hold of this hometown heritage item. Up till now we framed the lycra Speedo so we can deliberate on how to make further use of it….keep you posted! Tips are very welome!


Olympic Games Mexico 68 Graphics

Olympic Games Mexico 68 Graphics

The graphic “house style” for the 1968 Olympics in México was designed by Lance Wyman. How wonderfully Modern!

The Lance Wyman exhibition at MUAC in Mexico City (Jan./Feb 2015) (read more HERE on designboom)

(Images via http://smg.photobucket.com/user/galexiegirl/media/olympics/mexico68_17-1.jpg.html / http://www.javiergd.com/blog/?p=105)

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Vintage Spray Cans

Whatever happened to the ozone Layer you ask of us? Well, we came across so many ads for spray cans, all kinds for numerous purposes. Obviously in the seventies a spray can was THE thing to use, from top to bottom.

Okay, it starts with Wella hairspray…..

What is this, you ask of us? It’s Goddard’s dry clean spray.
Femfresh, silky soft vaginal deodorant. Love them knickers, sooo romantic.
Foot spray, works through stockings.(Photo’s above are taken by Mimi Berlin from British Vogue Magazine (1968)

And more hygiene spray; Easy Day from 1972 (photo via Christian Montobe flickriver)

Lysol disinfectant Spray, 1979 
(via found in mum’s basement)

MCS, Mail Comfort Spray. 
(From; The Male Mystique: Men’s Magazine Ads of the 1960s and ’70s by Jacques Boyreau. ISBN:9780811841283) (via)