Inventors of Multimedia
CHARLES + RAY
Innovative / Interactive museum design.
Experimental use of ﬁlm to convey information.
Pioneers of mid-century furniture design and manufacturing.
Peggy’s house + museum Venice, Italy
“A painting a day” -began to collect in
Paris, just as the Nazi’s were about to
Friend & patron of Ernst, Picasso,
Brancusi, Pollock, Miro, Magritte,
Kandinsky, Calder, etc., etc.
Bought an unﬁnished Venetian palace
The last Venetian to have a private
Berlin (closed 2012)
Las Vegas (closed 2008)
Not completed: Salzburg, Tokyo,
Rio de Janeiro, Guadalajara,
Taiwan, Helsinki, Lithuania.
Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain
- Frank Gehry
Guggenheim Abu Dhabi
(starts in 2017)
Flow States - Mihaly C.
A euphoric sense that we are ‘in
We’ve all experienced ‘ﬂow
Expressing ourselves and
coming up with solutions to
problems happens effortlessly.
flowing water is a
for the creative
state of mind
When did you last experience ‘flow?’
What area of life was your ﬂow centered on?
Relationships, business, learning, spiritual, adventure,
helping others, artistic expression, or ______.
“A joyful life is an individual
creation that cannot be
copied from a recipe.”
― Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
“Most enjoyable activities are not
natural; they demand an effort that
initially one is reluctant to make. But
once the interaction starts to provide
feedback to the person's skills, it usually
begins to be intrinsically rewarding.”
INTRINSIC VS EXTRINSIC
Motivated employees play a crucial role in
creating a company’s sustainable competitive
advantage. Successful ‘Management by
Motivation’ shows that in a knowledge-based
society, this goal cannot be achieved by extrinsic
motivation alone. Pay for performance often even
hurts because it crowds out intrinsic motivation.
To succeed, companies have to find ways of
fostering and sustaining intrinsic motivation.
What things are you intrinsically motivated to do?
Allowing for a little uncertainty, focusing on
what you dream of doing, before committing
to action, can lead to greater success and
satisfaction in the long run.
“To overcome the anxieties and
depressions of contemporary life,
individuals must become independent of
the social environment to the degree that
they no longer respond exclusively in terms
of its rewards and punishments. To achieve
such autonomy, a person has to learn to
provide rewards to herself. She has to
develop the ability to find enjoyment and
purpose regardless of external
Draw a tone-value scale
Ten even steps.
Tear one inch strips from
rubbings that are NOT part of
Arrange from light to dark.