Smith Journal · A quarterly, Australia-based publication that takes unexpected, interesting, funny and sometimes complicated stories and tells them the way you would to a bunch of friends at the pub.

British designer Jordan Bolton takes props from his favourite TV shows and turns them into eye-catching posters. 

When that run-down laundromat finally shutters its doors, Drew Leshko’s painstakingly detailed models will remain.

The concept art makes it look like something from the far-flung future, but floating “micro-nations” are apparently just a few years away. Here’s where the first one is being built.

The discovery of this ‘prehistoric’ prosthesis shows just how skilled the ancient Egyptians were at making stuff.

Signs of Australia

Friday July 14, 2017

Local photographer Brady Michaels is recording the nation's fading vintage signs and typography – one bit of neon, shabbily painted brick or auto sculpture at a time. 

In 1986, the city of Cleveland released 1.5 million balloons into the air. What could go wrong? A lot, it turns out.

This anonymous photographer documents the serene, pastel-coloured beauty of the American mid-west.

You don’t need to be an archaeologist to solve Stonehenge’s mysteries – you just need to build this tiny wooden model.

Who said cleanliness was next to godliness?

How a robot-wielding nuclear scientist at NASA accidentally invented the world's best water pistol.