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.

Chalking the world

Monday February 20, 2012

Ever wanted to start a world war but don't know where to begin? Like Albert Einstein, dirtsa studio may have innocently created a weapon that can gift dreams of global domination to the masses.

Cabin Porn

Monday February 20, 2012

It's time to come clean about one of the internet's worst-kept secrets and our regular cure for Monday-itis. 

Mail art

Sunday February 19, 2012

Junk mail, as the manifestation of our information and material overload, is one of modern times' most maligned creations. Artist, Amanda Nelsen sees things differently. 

Shellac on food

Saturday February 18, 2012

Thinking about underground music icon Steve Albini cooking his wife dinner at home and then waxing poetic about it online is about as incongruous as picturing Charles Manson knitting a sweater for a chihuahua.  

Alain de Botton's Australian tour is largely sold out, but you can still tap into his thinking. 

Pipe down

Friday February 17, 2012

Behind every great woman there's a great man, so let's spare a second for designer Katie Katzenmeyer's husband Andy.  

Pitch Drop Experiment

Thursday February 16, 2012

Pitch is a liquid, but you could've fooled us! It looks solid, it feels solid and you can shatter it into pieces with a hammer. 

Ben Davis

Thursday February 16, 2012

Unlike many street photographers, WA-born, Tokyo-based photographer Ben Davis has taken his image-making beyond shooting photos of the cool shit he sees. 

Letterheady

Wednesday February 15, 2012

Unless you count email signatures, not many of us have letterheads these days. Online curator Shaun Usher has gone ahead and collected a whole heap together anyway.

Northern exposure

Wednesday February 15, 2012

A few weeks ago photographer Christian Mülhauser was in Norway to shoot the Northern Lights. This is what he saw.