Fun Black and White Murals of Friends and Family by Alex Senna

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s not often that you walk down the street and encounter an artwork that warms your heart or brings a smile to your face, but for Brazilian street artist and muralist Alex Senna, positive emotion seems to be his visual currency. His lanky black and white characters are often found in a variety of hopeful, […]

Sticks & Stones

Reading Time: < 1 minute To This Day is an animation based on the poem by Shane Koyczan’s spoken word poem of the same title. It is a poem about childhood bullying. The animation contains a 20 second animation collaboration from 87 different animators. It is absolutely stunning and it addresses many of the traumas that occur during childhood. It […]

Whimsicle forrest flip books

Reading Time: 2 minutes Books have evolved consistently over time. First, it was your standard paperback, then we had pop-up books, and more recently, the shift to e-books and tablet reading. That shift is understandable given the digitisation of society. It’s an innovation that we all saw coming, but interactive books the size of humans – that’s a whole other […]

Whimsical Illustrations Portray The Delicate And Adorable Sides Of Rats

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dutch artist Nadya Bonten-Slenders will change your mind about rats. Yes, rats. While these rodents are often shunned, this self-taught artist has created whimsical illustrations that will change your perception of rats. The artist places the rats in endearing situations to portray their delicate sides. For example, they are seen going on adventures and celebrating friendships. Her […]

Illustrator imagines a world where books are present in all aspects

Reading Time: 2 minutes You know when you read a really good book and it seems to be following you everywhere for days afterward? This artist has captured that feeling beautifully in his quiet and whimsical illustrations. Jungho Lee is a Korean illustrator based in Seoul. His peaceful images show books infiltrating all aspects of life with surreal and […]

Add a Bookmark

Reading Time: 2 minutes Designer Massimo Moreale handcrafts stunning silver bookmarks. These bookmarks beautifully combine the art of sculpture and the art of literature. “They are gems that narrate your stories, emotions, memories, wishes,” says the artist, describing his collection of hand-carved treasures. Many of Moreale’s metallic masterpieces actually pay homage to classic stories such as Mody Dick and The Catcher in the […]


Reading Time: 2 minutes Malte Brandenburg is a self taught photographer from Berlin. He has a love for symmetry and simplicity. ‘Stacked’ is a series of photographs of post-war housing estates in Berlin. Initially these houses were built for middle class families but were over time replaced by poorer families. The buildings were built in a seemingly identical fashion […]

Watch these poems come to life

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s National Poetry Month like you’ve never seen it before. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of national poetry moth, The Washington Post asked 10 Poets for and poems, and 10 designers to set those poems in motion. Illustration by Rafael Verona NOT FADE AWAY By Michael Robbins Half of the Beatles have fallen and half […]

Zombies hate stuff

Reading Time: 2 minutes Traffic, wet socks, Mondays, low battery and no phone charger, and of course, Comic Sans – These are a few of my least favourite things. But what about Zombies? What do Zombies hate?  This book by Greg Stones  beautifully illustrates the list of things zombies hate. A common question the America artist is often asked […]