The Koala Chess Art Chronicles

House Music: Defining its Own Genre

History Pop Culture

House music. Is this music you clean the house to? Perhaps a little hoovering? Or is it the sounds a house makes? Like the kettle boiling, the front door slamming, the thumping of feet climbing stairs. Nope - none of these? So what exactly is it? Let’s find out.

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Humble Beginnings: The First Computer

History Pop Culture

We all have one. Laptop or desktop, Mac or PC - could we imagine a life without a computer these days? But yes, believe it or not, there was a time when they didn’t exist. So let’s find out more about the humble beginnings of the computer.

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Wind Power is the Future

Blue Planet Climate Change Oceans

We cannot avoid climate change - everywhere you look our beautiful planet is being worn away by the damaging effects of a modern society. But here at Koala Chess Art HQ we know that we can turn it around. Whilst before we discussed using seaweed as a natural substitute for plastic, we are now looking at another solution: wind power. 

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Space Hoppers: a forgotten favourite?

History Pop Culture TV

How did you spend your childhood? It seems like the space hopper, one of our favourites here at Koala Chess Art, is long but forgotten. Trading hoppers and hopscotch for iPhones and Instagram, the kids of today will never know the combination of flight and fear that came with these giant rubber balls. But let’s relive them once more.

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The Game of Chess: Where Koala Chess Art Began

History

Our logo, and story, begins with two koalas playing chess. So it’s only right that we delve into the game a little further. How much do you know about chess? Where did it originate? What is the longest game ever played? How complicated is it really? Well let’s find out.

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