In the first of a series of articles we'll be republishing from 'Future West (Australian Urbanism)', a new print publication considering the future of urbanism through the lens of Perth and Western Australia, Timothy Moore chats with Who Gives A Crap founder Simon Griffiths about creating a financially stable social enterprise and finding the fun side of sanitation
Established in 2012, the Brunswick Tool Library has been welcomed by nearby residents in need of tools for small-scale projects and DIY jobs. Focused on providing artists, gardeners and renovators with an affordable way to take on a range of jobs, the entirely volunteer-run Brunswick Tool Library, led by president Karleng Lim, aims to transform the way we own and use tools
With its beginnings in Boston, Massachusetts, Iggy's Bread in Bronte came about as a happy accident during a visit to Sydney by owners Igor and Ludmilla Ivanovic. Fast-forward to 2016, and Iggy's Bread in Bronte is something of an institution in the area, with its community-focused philosophies driving the business. Regular AP contributor Rafaela Pandolfini takes a behind-the-scenes look at her favourite neighbourhood haunt
It’s hard not to let our enthusiasm get the better of us when tasked with describing Penny Modra and The Good Copy: the creative agency, studio, shop, library and grammar school nestled in the heart of Collingwood, that’s been home to so many writers since its inception a few years ago
From humble beginnings in a Thornbury sharehouse to the basement clubs of Berlin, Alice Glenn and Heidi Barrett's organisation, No Lights No Lycra, has become a global phenomenon that is putting the fun back in people's lives. “We love the idea of interrupting people’s workflow, saying: nope, get away from your desk, stand up, move around and have a break."
Since 2014, Grafa’s collection of upcycled copper and Spotted Gum garden tools has earned a steady local and international following. Light years ahead of your usual Bunnings fare, Grafa's tools combine a minimal yet warm design sensibility with an environmentally sustainable ethos. Hudson Brown drops by Grafa HQ to talk to co-founders Travis Blandford and Harriet Devlin