Smith and Others is the creation of JoJo Smith and Matty Smith.
We design and make custom furniture and architectural joinery from our bayside design/make studio located in Brisbane.
Our clients range from private commissions to architects.
We have a strong focus on making long lasting items.
We strive to only use ethically considered materials and finishes within our projects.
We love what we do.
It is ingrained into our everyday life.
We put a lot of care into the design and construction of every item so that it can be enjoyed for a long time.
We are common people.
We are Smith and Others.
Matty C Smith
After completing his trade in shopfitting, Matty studied furniture design at the University of Tasmania [UTAS], school of architecture and design. Upon returning to Brisbane, Matty worked as a freelance designer and project manager before starting Smith and Others with JoJo Smith. Matty's work is on permanent display at the Design Tasmania Gallery and he was awarded the Victoria and Tasmania Design Institute Australia [DIA] Graduate of the Year Award in object design [furniture].
After completing high school, JoJo worked in the accounts team for a national furniture retailer. She went on to study business at the University of Tasmania [UTAS] and after graduating completed her CPA while working in the field of arts accounting. JoJo was awarded the UTAS Business School Entrepreneurship prize.