From the same publishers as Frankie magazine, Smith Journal is a quarterly publication based in Australia that is both creative and intriguing with a side of gentlemanly style. Often called ‘Mankie’ by Robert, Smith Journal is about remembering, reviving, and revamping forgotten traditions and skills with articles such as backyard salami makers, new punctuation, and stealing maple syrup.
We have a few copies of Volume 8 currently at the shop. Makes a great read, holiday present or stocking stuffer. Make sure to pick up a copy today! Retail $22.00 plus tax
To purchase or reserve a copy, please email hello (at) londonfieldsshoppe (dot) com or stop by our pop-up shop at 845 East Hastings until December 23rd from 9:30-6:30pm daily.
We’ll have a nice selection of UPPERCASE goods for you to shop from at Got Craft? including a few limited edition back issues! For those that can’t wait or want to shop their full selection of items, use code ‘gotcraft?‘ to receive 10% off their online shop here!
When I first discovered Frankie, it was love at first sight. I follow their blog and their social media, but it was only last summer when I * finally * found a physical copy of the magazine that I could call my own. You see, Frankie is a bi-monthly magazine based in Australia, that is pretty much impossible to find locally. And when you do find a single copy stuck in the lifestyle section of your magazine shop, it is usually 2 issues behind. Yeah, true story.
Well friends, that is about to change because guess what arrived at my door step yesterday!? FRANKIE MAGAZINE ISSUE #56! Just available for sale last Monday in Australia, you can be one of the first people in Canada to own a copy! Issues will be available at London Fields Shoppe (692 E. Hastings Street, Vancouver), but obviously, based on the picture in our last blog post, we won’t be open for another few weeks. So, in the meantime, email us at hello @ londonfieldsshoppe.com to reserve a copy for pick up (South Granville or at Knit City, and Urban Market). Each copy is $19.95 CDN and we only have a limited quantity of 10. Smith Journal is also available, more on that later!
Read more about frankie magazine here. Issue #56 “We’ve got an ode to first sharehouses, chats with cat ladies, the quietest of quiet furniture, well-dressed beds and a look at the ’80s british indie scene (hello morrissey and much floppy hair!) and how about a bit of love advice from marky ramone, some hip hop cakes, the science of left-handedness, 3d sugar printing – yes, it’s real – snazzy sandals and international nannas showing off their best chow? for those with a crafty bent, we have some pretty ideas for festive décor from some of our favourite maker types (spoiler alert: no santas or reindeer). and if that’s not enough to keep your fingers busy, we invited five rad artists to create some relatively grown-up colouring-in pages for you to scribble and doodle on at will”.
UPPERCASE magazine is one of my favourite publications. I have been a loyal fan of their well curated articles, eye-catching images, and the overall quality of its pages ever since I purchased my first issue back in 2009.. As the newest issue (#17 Special Stationery Issue) is being shipped all over the world, we are pleased to announce that Got Craft? has teamed up with the fine folks at UPPERCASE magazine to bring you some amazing treats (scroll below) just in time for the upcoming spring event on Saturday, April 27th and Sunday, April 28th, 2013 from 10-5pm in the gym at Templeton Secondary School – 727 Templeton Drive, Vancouver (corner of Turner and Templeton).
This issue couldn’t have arrived at a better time! Full of paper goodness, it also features past and present Got Craft? vendors such as Draw Me a Lion, The Beautiful Project, Pretty Paper Please, Sam Bradd Designs, and think & ink studio.
If you don’t already subscribe to UPPERCASE, you can pick up a copy at these local shops:: Spruce Collective, Collage Collage, Paper-Ya, Vancouver Special, Vancouver Art Gallery Store, and Room 6.
We are super excited to have UPPERCASE magazine support the upcoming Got Craft? spring event! To celebrate, we are giving away an UPPERCASE magazine book gift pack including one copy each of Jen 11 book, The Shatner Show, and Work / Life 2.
There are two ways to enter:
- Leave a comment at the bottom of this post = 1 entry
- Retweet “RT to enter to win an UPPERCASE book gift pack courtesy of #GotCraft @lotusevents and @uppercasemag – http://bit.ly/17eK25N = 1 entry
Prize will be available for pick up at Got Craft? (front desk). Winner will be notified by email. Contest closes Monday, April 22nd, 2013 at noon (PST). Good luck!
Use the code “gotcraft?” for 10% off at the UPPERCASE shop!
“Kinfolk is a growing community of artists with a shared interest in small gatherings. We recognize that there is something about a table shared by friends, not just a wedding or once-a-year holiday extravaganza, that anchors our relationships and energizes us. We have come together to create Kinfolk as our collaborative way of advocating the natural approach to entertaining that we love. Every element of Kinfolk—the features, photography, and general aesthetics—are consistent with the way we feel entertaining should be: simple, uncomplicated, and less contrived. Kinfolk is the marriage of our appreciation for art and design and our love for spending time with family and friends.” – kinfolk magazine manifesto
Sounds absolutely perfect! You can purchase volume 1+2 here to add to your collection. Thanks Emily for the heads up!
photo credit: daniella marie, FUSE , amanda jane