Cave of the Crystals in Mexico

Cave of the Crystals in Mexico

Where People are tiny. The ‘Cave of the Crystals’ lies 120 meters below the ‘Cave of Swords’

cave-of-crystals-mexicoCave of the Crystals or Giant Crystal Cave (Cueva de los Cristales) is a cave connected to the Naica Mine 300 metres (980 ft) below the surface in Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico. (thahanks Beja von Bis) Continue reading

Haircut 2016

Haircut 2016

The best hairdo’s!

Photographer  Stefan Ruiz photographed these kids in Mexico. The series is called “Colombians”. We think, probably just as mr Ruiz, that these street style haircuts are wonderful!

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Plagiarism in Fashion

In the News these days; the ongoing story on copying traditional costumes by fashion designers (read; fashion industry). Nothing new about that news we hear you say, this has been done for decades and decades. True! Copying, or being inspired, anything from anywhere is pretty standard in the fashion (and in any other design) industry. (We, at Mimi Berlin file this under; Where Abraham got the mustard; which is a literally translated Dutch proverb meaning that “someone is aware of something”; In our case Mimi Berlin knows and shows. But that’s an other story…..) Continue reading

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)

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More on Olympic Games Mexico 68 on this blog

Wrestlers from Mexico

“The lucha mask is a symbol of strength and empowerment in the Mexican and Chicano culture,”The mask goes back to Aztec and Mayan times, and also brought the luchador to the superhero level. It gave them this larger than human appeal.”(via nytimes)

Lourdes Grobet (via photoeye) and Pinocho 3000
Lucha Libre: Masked Superstars of Mexican Wrestling” (buy)
(via mayacafe)

Yours Truly, a-MB-iance, a fan.  (photo by mimi berlin)