Raissa

8 Flips | 1 Magazine | 7 Likes | @Raissa7k26 | Keep up with Raissa on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Raissa”

Sneak Peek: George Lucas’ Future Museum

Isolated, the words all sound so cliché. Organic. Flowing. Curvy. But set to the backdrop of Chicago’s blocky skyline, they assemble a brash thesis …

Can the umbrella be improved?

<b>Umbrellas have been around for more than 3,000 years, but young designers are trying to reinvent them.</b><p>They get lost. They poke people in the eye. They misbehave on windy days.<p>But umbrellas are one of the design classics of the modern world. From Mary Poppins to the Mikado to burlesque dancing …

10 Videos Guaranteed to Inspire You

1) How to be happier<p>Harvard professor Shawn Achor is the author of the wonderful book The Happiness Advantage.<p>2) Is it better to come in first… or …

How to Become a Designer Without Going to Design School

I got my job as a designer without going to design school.<p>I wanted to change careers and become a designer, but I didn’t have four years and $100,000 …

Build your own expanding table with these downloadable DIY instructions

Ever seen that crazy Fletcher Capstan table that expands to nearly double its size with a simple spin? If not, you should definitely check it out. …

Woodworking

A Look At The Photographer Behind Andy Warhol's Silver Factory

At the mention of Andy Warhol’s name one specific color comes to mind: silver. The artist became known for his Silver Factory -- which, as you may have guessed, was a space covered entirely in silver. It was also the birthplace of many iconic Warhol artworks, from films and Brillo Boxes to the …

The Worst New Words of 2014 | The Takeaway | WNYC

Every year, new words take off and old ones die. Some are preposterous. Some actually make sense. We walk through some of the big ones of 2014 with …

Artist Walks For Hours In Snowshoes To Create Sublime Snow Drawings

Sonja Hinrichsen is a snow artist. It's not her official title -- she conducts a lot of art interventions in nature, and pursues photography and good ol' fashioned ink drawings. But her snow drawings are nestled rightfully at the top of her artist website, revealing what happens when a professional …