Kitt Bennett’s pavement murals

These sprawling murals by Melbourne-based artist Kitt Bennett in parking lots and on top of buildings are one of a kind. Kitts observational drawings of his surroundings have been translated into murals for clients and collectors across Melbourne. He’s work is often conceptually driven as exploring topics of individuality, existence and the mysterious phenomena that […]

How technology impacts the way people write

From Nietzsche’s Writing Ball, to Stephen King’s typewriter, to Steve Jobs’ Macintosh and iPhone, technology has changed the way we write. Describes Matthew Kirschenbaum in The New Republic: “Our writing instruments are also working on our thoughts.” Nietzsche wrote, or more precisely typed, this sentence on a Malling-Hansen Writing Ball, a wondrous strange contraption that looks […]

Reviewing Grammarly, a free writing and proofreading app

Attention writers, students, office workers—you should download the free Grammarly app if you’re serious about improving your writing. Whether you’re typing on the computer or tweeting from your mobile device, Grammarly ensures that your work looks polished before you hit publish. Grammarly is a free plugin for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari that proofreads your writing wherever […]

Imaginary insects inspired by Star Wars

Science-based illustrator Richard Wilkinson mashed together insects into some of the most notable Star Wars characters. Writes Wilkinson on his website: This project was born out of a fascination with collecting, cataloguing and classifying. It draws inspiration from classic Natural History illustration but explores the subjects that we love to collect and classify from the modern […]