Writing

An educational tale of youth, energy and freedom to learn (The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald)

Schools are about herding students in the one direction, but for born innovators and entrepreneurs it is a culture clash that often stymies their creativity and saps their energy.

The Death of Helvetica and the Rise of the Bespoke Font (Envato Blog)

Why some big brands are ditching typefaces like Helvetica in favor of creating their own bespoke font.

What SevenStyles went through to become our first Australian Author to earn $1 million (Envato Blog)

How Melbourne creative, Brad Goble, almost went blind on the way to becoming the first Australian author to earn $1 million on Envato.

Latin Grammy award winner Gen Rubin on creating music for Envato (Envato Blog)

Latin Grammy award winning and Grammy nominated artist Gen Rubin steps out from his StudioMonkey moniker to talk about how he ended up on AudioJungle.

13 Terrible Web Trends From the 90s and How to Recreate Theme (Envato Blog)

We revisit the trends of an era when the term “taste” was interpreted more liberally than it is today.

Worst Ways to Use PowerPoint (Envato Blog)

PowerPoint’s features have been used and abused in some terribly consistent ways. Here’s how to use them best.

Grizzly Bear: Why Big Bands Don’t Make Big Money (ToneDeaf)

Despite commercial credibility and critical acclaim, a lot of the biggest bands in the world don’t make big money.