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.

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Giveaway: Norlan Rauk Heavy Tumbler

Wednesday December 19, 2018

This is easily the heaviest tumbler we’ve laid our whisky-coveting mitts on – and we’ve got a few to give away.

He’s also invented a beer stein that stays cold in the desert.

The Makeshift Homes of Spanish Nomads

Saturday December 15, 2018

Living off the grid usually means forking out for an expensive modular house and a dozen solar panels. But for this nomadic community in the Spanish mountains, the concept is a lot more basic. Photographer Ben Murphy investigates.

Before 1978, newspapers were made by people who had to cast each word in molten hot lead. This is how it was done.

365 Spoons in 365 Days

Thursday December 13, 2018

Designer Stian Korntved Ruud set himself a challenge: to carve a spoon a day for a year. His collection is a thing of arty, soup slurping beauty.

Meredith Music Festival 2018

Thursday December 13, 2018

A look back at the sweaty, sublime festival that was.

'It's a Gas!', a new book from Gestalten, highlights the hidden wonders of service station architecture.

Remembering the Great Emu War of 1932

Tuesday December 11, 2018

It's been 86 years since Australia went to war with the emu – and lost.

The Company We Keep

Monday December 10, 2018

Take a behind-the-scenes look at some seriously Smithy brands, from modern whisky distillers to accidental hip-hop icons, leathergoods start-ups and more.