One Woman, Reinvented Hundreds of Different Ways

If there’s one thing Flickr has done, it’s opened up a world where we can see the amazing creativity and imagination people possess. One of those people is Lela (aka SmallRaffaela). Her self-portraits move from surreal and scary to romantic and beautiful. Each photo reads like its only story, which is ultimately left up to the viewer to interpret.

Here are a few things people have said about her work.

“Her images, her words, seem to radiate some inner power that I wish I saw in women I have known; something deep and beautiful, dark and brooding, direct and mischevious too. And, ultimately loving and hopeful.” – bossbob50

“Her work is truly original. It follows the threads of her thoughts, her memory and her experience of art in so many mediums that she holds so closely to her soul, and then it voices those threads anew and displays them in a rich tapestry that is completely her own. I can hear the songs she sings, and I can recognize them, but the flavor is fresh and new, and I have shared her experience.” – ed.barham


January 21, 2017

Countless Glittering Stars Illuminate a Dreamy World Below

For those of us who live in a bustling, crowded metropolis, a glittering sky filled with stars is a spectacular sight we rarely get to see. Finnish photographer Oscar Keserci offers us glimpses of these astounding views and tranquil starry nights. His breathtaking images showcase dark skies fully illuminated by millions of brilliant celestial points.

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January 20, 2017

Floating Cabin Lets Nature-Lovers Sleep in the Treetops of Sweden

If you’ve ever dreamed of cuddling up in a contemporary treehouse, the 7th Room Treehotel may be your new favorite getaway. Designed by Snøhetta—a design office that dabbles in landscaping, architecture, interiors, and brand design—the floating bungalow is tucked away in Northern Sweden and perfectly positioned for a sweeping view of the Northern Lights. The 7th Room is elevated by twelve 10-meter stilts and is beautifully built around the towering trunk of a pine tree.

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