Nicole Sanchez

61 Flips | 5 Magazines | 13 Likes | @Ralphiefan06 | Keep up with Nicole Sanchez 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 “Nicole Sanchez”

8 Creative Swaps for the Traditional Coffee Table

It's not always hip to be square.<p>Think outside the box to add an element of surprise to your living room.

Artist manipulates photos into surreal and dreamlike scenes

Typically, when we feature Sarah DeRemer's artwork, we're weirded out by her animal mashups. But this time, we're going to peek into her dream …

How to Make Juicy Sangria

Sangria is synonymous with backyard parties in summertime weather and perfect for weekend barbecues. If you haven't had sangria before, open up your thirsty palate. Traditional Spanish Sangria is an iced wine cocktail made in a pitcher, adding apples, oranges, lemons, limes, and sometimes a splash …

Adorable Teddy Bear-like "Magic Rabbit" Spotted for the First Time in Two Decades

Meet the Ili pika (<i>Ochotona iliensis</i>), an extremely elusive, cuddly creature that is rarely seen by human eyes. Native to a remote region of China, the adorable mammal has been spotted only a handful of times in the Tianshan Mountains of the northwestern province of Xinjiang. Nicknamed the “magic …

Cute

Luxury San Francisco Commuter Bus is a Coffee Shop on Wheels

With a coffee bar, free WiFi and a distinctively laid-back vibe, the newest luxury bus line to hit San Francisco's streets offers all the comforts of your favorite caf on wheels. The recently launched company Leap lets you travel in style, socialize and get work done all at the same time. An …

San Francisco

House Between The Trees by Šebo-Lichý

Working with a steep terrain and three chestnut trees, the team at Slovakia’s Šebo-Lichý had quite a few challenges. The homeowners wanted to keep …

The Selfless Hero Who Braved Radiation and Stayed Behind to Feed Fukushima's Abandoned Animals

Last Wednesday marked the fourth anniversary of March 11, 2011, a day that changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of Japanese people as their island nation was struck by a massively destructive earthquake and tsunami, followed by the dangerous meltdown of nuclear reactors at the Fukushima …

Fukushima

The Powerful Force of the Ocean Captured Inside Crashing Waves

When Clark Little's wife came home one day with a photo of the ocean that she wanted to buy, he told her that, rather than spending money on the print, he would personally go out and take some spectacular photographs of the ocean for her. That was the beginning of the photographer's many adventures.<p>…

Photography

Historic Architectural Structures Intricately Carved into Blocks of Marble

The marble sculptures by British artist Matthew Simmonds aren't your typical human forms popularized by the Ancient Greeks and Romans. Instead, he carves detailed and solitary architectural interiors into a corner or side of a hunk of stone. Simmonds leaves the natural edges of the rocks juxtaposed …

Sculpture

Clever 'Now & Then' Series Shows Us the Future from the Past

Saratoga Springs, NY-based French teacher and photographer Samantha Decker has put a little spin on the Then and Now photo series concept that has become quite a recent trend. Rather than holding up old photographs against a modern day scene to compare a snippet of the past to the present, she …

Eiffel Tower

Amazingly Symmetrical Reflections of NYC Captured from the Tops of Skyscrapers

<i>Reflections From Above</i> is a complex photo series in which thousands upon thousands of New York City windows and lights merge together into unique abstract formations. To capture the fascinating and symmetrical perspectives, photographer Donna Dotan focuses her camera down towards the ground from …

Skyscrapers

JR's Stunning Ballerina on Shipping Containers in France

Renowned street artist JR has just completed his latest piece, but this time, he didn't paint on bare walls of buildings or homes, his canvas of choice was shipping containers. Called <i>Bird Ballerina</i>, the beautiful piece was wheatpasted on, by a team of people, at the Port of Le Havre in France. In …

France

Stunning Civic Building Designed to Resemble a Lotus Flower

Melbourne-based architecture firm studio505 has designed and completed the Lotus Building and People's Park that's located in Wujin, China. Its impressive physical form resembles the flower for which the building is named, and its petals dramatically rise out of an artificial lake. Accompanied by …

Architecture

Zaha Hadid's Civic Center Is the First Architectural Project to Win "Design of the Year"

We've long been impressed by the architectural works of Zaha Hadid. Their swooping, curved lines and unconventional shapes have always stood out and made even the most ordinary parking garage look incredible. So, it's no surprise that Hadid was recently awarded the 2014 <i>Design of the Year</i> from …

Architecture

Amazingly Constructed Dioramas of Extraordinary Imaginary Worlds

At first glance, Didier Massard's work may look like oil paintings or digitally rendered artwork. In actuality, the French artist's images are photos of meticulously constructed dioramas that depict imaginary scenes and landscapes. The stunning, fabricated worlds are translated into sets and props …

Art

Architects Enlist Friends to Help Build Secluded Studio in the Forest

While a lot of designers and architects might choose to have their practices centered in a bustling metropolis, UK-based architecture practice Invisible Studio took a different approach. They designed and built a timber structure in a forested area near Bath in England. Friends and neighbors were …

Architecture

Stunning Photos Capture the Otherworldly Beauty of Antarctica's Icebergs

Tokyo-based nature and wildlife photographer Martin Bailey captures the otherworldly beauty of Antarctica in this captivating photo series. While the frozen continent is home to many seals and penguins, Bailey chose to photograph the sweeping landscape without any signs of life, instead focusing on …

Photography

Ingenious Recycling Box Provides Food for Stray Animals When a Bottle is Deposited

The Turkish company Pugedon has recently introduced a vending machine that's an innovative way to help both the environment and our furry friends. It releases food for the city's stray dogs and cats every time a plastic bottle is deposited, and it allows people to empty their water bottles for the …

Sustainability

Nocturnal Trail Through Illuminated Forest Becomes Magically Experience

Montreal-based studio Moment Factory has transformed Quebec's Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook into <i>Foresta Lumina</i>, an illuminated nocturnal trail through the enchanted forest. After nightfall from now until mid-October, visitors to the park are invited to take a magical stroll through the woods on an …

North America

Geometric Metal Triangles "Redraw" the Shape of a Waterfall

Installation artist Laurent Gongora had the idea of “redrawing” the shape of a waterfall in France's mountainous Massif Central region. To do this, he attached 24 geometric metal elements to the rock behind the Cascade de Vaucoux that together forms an eight-meter-high diamond. It diverts the …

InterAct

Floating Snowflake Hotel Will Offer Incredible Views of Aurora Borealis

If you've ever wanted to see the best views of Aurora Borealis, the soon-to-be-built Krystall hotel is the place for you! It's a floating luxury accommodation that's shaped like a snowflake and will sit within the Arctic Circle. The hotel will specifically be based in the fjords near the Norwegian …

Preview Vintage Photos of David Bowie From a New Art Exhibit - PAPER

Striped bodysuit for <i>Aladdin Sane</i> tour, 1973. Design: Kansai Yamamoto. Photo: Masayoshi Sukita. © Sukita / The David Bowie Archive 2012.<p>The Thin White Duke is headed to the Windy City: this September, <i>David Bowie is</i>, an archival exhibit featuring "more than 400 objects, including photography, album …

Hawaii's spectacular ocean waves – in pictures

Hawaiian photographer Clark Little gets to the heart of the action and shoots ocean waves in Oahu as they roll over him