Max Lamb

Thursday April 05, 2012

As a kid, Cornish lad Max Lamb would build sandcastles, boats and tunnels by the beach. Jump forward a few years and he's sand-casting incredible stuff like this pewter stool.

Room with a view

Wednesday April 04, 2012

We've all left things behind in hotel rooms: boxers, a few bottles of beer... socks. But German artist Thomas Demand has gone one better.

Drinking men's business

Wednesday April 04, 2012

The smooth Canadian, the jaunty Frenchman and the loyal Scotsman (Scotchman); these gents could teach modern booze heads a thing or two.

Talking heads

Tuesday April 03, 2012

We fluctuate between wanting to burn down the internet and loving its broad-banded guts here at Smith; most of the sweeter moments happen in front of TED.

A Life Underwater

Tuesday April 03, 2012

In his own words, Ray Ives is "an ordinary sort of bloke who loves the sea"...

Making paper planes

Monday April 02, 2012

This vid will appeal to both the practical and whimsical parts of your personality.

Literature heavyweights

Sunday April 01, 2012

They look like the kind of leather-bound books you'd find in a room smelling of rich mahogany, but these chunky classics are actually salvaged bricks.

Keaton Henson

Saturday March 31, 2012

Jim Henson made Kermit and Miss Piggy, but he shouldn't be confused with Keaton Henson whose new music video is like a beautifully moody alternate world of Muppets.


Friday March 30, 2012

This photo series by Elliot Wilcox captures the beautiful imperfections of humble sporting arenas.

Most of us have wished we were Bruce Lee at some point in our lives. This new doco helps us get beyond the imagination and understand why Lee, who died at 32, is so iconoclastic.