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.

Volume 30 is Out Now

Monday March 04, 2019

Smith Journal volume 30 is (ahem) on the money. Here’s what’s you’ll find between the covers.

Put away that straight razor: these lumberjacks will show you a thing or two about shaving.

Take a tour of a place we’re dubbing 'Rancho Relaxo'.

No, that’s not a jacket.

Damn Fine Bubble Gum Wrappers

Wednesday February 27, 2019

Zack Wallenfang designs bubble gum wrappers dedicated to TV characters, from Agent Cooper to Saul Goodman and that horrible clown from It.

Artist Lisa Nilsson dissects books and turns them into minutely detailed cross-sections of the human body.

Rather than working unpaid internships, these design students bought an old school bus and turned it into a mobile studio. 

365 Knots in 365 Days

Saturday February 23, 2019

Artist Windy Chien set herself a challenge: to tie a different knot a day for a year. Her collection is making our inner Cub Scout very jealous. 

Rjukan, Norway used to be shrouded in darkness for half the year. Until some bright spark decided to muck around with some very large mirrors.