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Melissa Avila, the face behind M.A. and an emerging social responsibility project in Mexico.

Melissa Avila, the face behind M.A. and an emerging social responsibility project in Mexico.

Melissa Avila’s Studio and Showroom in Mexico City has been fit-out with shelving to display her collection of colourful, one-of-a-kind objects. Most of them come from her ongoing project, M.A, in which she works alongside artisan partners – Mayan craftspeople from the South of Mexico – to produce clay vessels, woven rugs and wall hangings all made using traditional practices.   She works between naiveness and abstraction: she curates the rich cultural past of Mexico´s indigenous practices.  The 33-year-old draws new ideas from traditions: her formal language and the motifs that adorn her work tell of Mexico's native people, of...

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"Opening your mind is unattractive said no one ever"

"Opening your mind is unattractive said no one ever"

Today´s guest in our blog is a lady I met around 16 years ago when we both had a room in the same guest house in Tokyo. We partied together, we went to pachinko Parlors in our Pijamas and years later had a reunion in Berlin with another dear friend. Carrie Sze is a world citizen from Australia that enjoys a #nomadlife with her #van, enjoying what nature has to offer and if it is next to the ocean, even better.  She is a marketing professional who has used her skills in different brand building activities for small and big...

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"Relato Nativo is a project of medicinal plants, which is manifested in ints cultivation and collection, to awaken our senses that our Mother Earth is our cure for body and soul"

"Relato Nativo is a project of medicinal plants, which is manifested in ints cultivation and collection, to awaken our senses that our Mother Earth is our cure for body and soul"

Relato Nativo is born high in the mountains of Oaxaca, in the Sierra Sur (Southern Sierra) of Mexico. The project is initiated by the artist Mafer Bretón, as a need to return to the natural in her day to day.

At the beginning it started as a textile artistic project, where botanical elements and references to natural medicine decorated the huipiles (traditional indigenous dresses) that she designs herself. At that time, she embroidered each huipil herself, but very...

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The fitness enthusiast who has traveled around the world as a performing artist and now wants to help people with her knowledge.

The fitness enthusiast who has traveled around the world as a performing artist and now wants to help people with her knowledge.

When you meet Tatiana you notice right away the high level of discipline and ethic she has and lives for. But at the same time, the more you get to know her, the more you see what a warm and kind person is, who puts her family above anything else. Tatiana has a long established and successful career as a performing artist in several of the most renown shows from the Roncalli Circus. As a professionally trained athlete and gymnast, Tatiana knows how to take care of yourself and how to nourish your body best and one day, 10 years...

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The girl from Plymouth, Great Britain who has spent most of her time being a philanthropist in Japan, Author, Speaker and Pickler

The girl from Plymouth, Great Britain who has spent most of her time being a philanthropist in Japan, Author, Speaker and Pickler

Caroline Pover is what you can call, a true fighter. She has been an entrepreneur for more than 20 years, starting her first business only at 25 very far from her home country England, in Japan. She has written books, became a speaker and advocate and a-core-to-the-bone volunteer and philanthropist of the Tohoku area in Japan after the 2011 earthquake and power plant disaster. But what really makes Caroline a fighter is, all of the other challenges she has come to conquer in her private life: two strokes, an abusive relationship and moving back to her home country, after having...

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