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.

Get to the point

Thursday February 09, 2012

Pocket knives, carving knives, kitchen knives; all blades are useless unless they're sharp. Rohan takes us through the process.

Black Coffee

Wednesday February 08, 2012

Melbourne has as many industrial-chic cafes as it does galleries, but that's great because it means that people like Mark Free do interesting things like Black Coffee @ no fixed address. 

The endearing madness of David Shrigley

Wednesday February 08, 2012

How exactly do you describe the oeuvre of British artist David Shrigley? Surreal crudity? Crude surrealism? Flat out weird shit?

Listen To Your Hands

Tuesday February 07, 2012

If you're an overly enthusiastic drawer-slammer, you might want to steer clear of designer Sanghyeok Lee. 

Ocean Soup

Tuesday February 07, 2012

If there's one thing you never want to see on a menu it's ocean soup, which is also code for the mass debris in the North Pacific Ocean. 

Derek Vincent

Monday February 06, 2012

A touch of mysticism pervades Uneasy, a series of images from New York-based photographer Derek Vincent. 

Film Biz Recycling

Monday February 06, 2012

Have you ever contemplated what happens when films and TV shows finish shooting and are suddenly left with a rococo set filled with couches, garden furniture, office desks and high-end kitchen appliances? 

Nat Baldwin

Sunday February 05, 2012

Having played with Dirty Projectors and Department of Eagles, it's not surprising that Nat Baldwin's solo work is pretty damn teriffic.  

Water footprint

Saturday February 04, 2012

Water, water everywhere, but turn off that goddamn tap man, there's a crisis afoot!

Jo's Mo Show

Friday February 03, 2012

Women get to have skirts and tights and make up and stuff, but men? We get facial hair (chest swells with pride, looks to the horizon, sees an eagle, and sighs).