Introducing Whole Larder Love

Thursday November 17, 2011

For a bloke with a blog Rohan Anderson spends an extraordinary amount of time outside. Day to day he's growing, reaping, sowing, foraging, hunting, building and cooking – not necessarily in that order – from his home in Ballarat and documenting the experience on Whole Larder Love.

Fly fishing with Jed Lind

Wednesday November 16, 2011

We're not sure how we first stumbled upon the work of Jed Lind, but his photo series, Small is Beautiful, was one of the visual high points of Smith Journal volume one. We recently spoke to the artist about his wider body of work, fly fishing and living in L.A.

Brazenhead Books

Wednesday November 16, 2011

A future wherein used books are sold in secret sounds like a dystopian nightmare. But that's what's come to pass for Michael Seidenberg.

Don't look down

Tuesday November 15, 2011

Temperatures in Sweden might be hovering around the single digits right now, but we'd risk a little frostbite to get a closer look at the Treehotel in Harads in the country's north.

Well. This is embarrassing. See, up until watching the preview for Eames: The Architect and The Painter, a few of us thought that this mysterious 'Eames' person was, in fact, a single guy. When, as it turns out, there were two of them: Charles and Ray, an architect and a painter.

The Taxidermist

Wednesday November 09, 2011

We’d never heard of a ‘fleshing wheel’ until we spoke to taxidermist Ryan Hanley for Smith Journal volume one.

Manufactum

Tuesday November 08, 2011

"The good things in life still exist" is both the word and deed of Germany company Manufactum, which sources purposeful objects that are made using traditional manufacturing methods and materials.

Butch Anthony's Wondrous Junk

Sunday November 06, 2011

You can study at fancy schools for years or you can just start making stuff at home. Butch Anthony chose the latter.

Malcolm Gladwell Talks TED

Sunday November 06, 2011

Extravagantly haired social theorist and raconteur Malcolm Gladwell made his return to the TED conference with this heartwarming story of the Norden bombsight, a revolutionary device designed to make carpet-bombing a little less indiscriminate circa World War II.

Feather and Bone

Sunday November 06, 2011

If you love something you set it free, right? Not always. According to the man behind Feather and Bone, Grant Hilliard, if you’re going to eat something then you should at least know where it came from, how it was raised and the way it died.