Singapore's best hipster joints

Who says we don’t have an artisanal spirit? Here are just some of the businesses that are part of the growing industry of local craftsmanship in Singapore.

Assembly Coffee
Assembly Coffee
18 Mar 2015

Assembly Coffee

Assembly.sg

They may proclaim themselves part of the third wave coffee movement; what we love more than their perfectly acceptable coffee are those salted caramel waffles. These guys are committed to serving good coffee with a small menu of simple but well-made comfort food.


 


CITIZEN POP
CITIZEN POP
18 Mar 2015

CITIZEN POP

www.facebook.com/wethecitizenpop

Ditch those sodas with questionable ingredients for these fresh fruit juice sodas mixed with herbs and spices. Founder Imelda Mo, who always had distaste for standard soda pops because she never understood the ingredients that went into them, started her own soda making at home with fresh fruit juice, herbs and spices. When she discovered an appeal for her fresh concoctions, she started Citizen Pop.


HAYSTAKT
HAYSTAKT
18 Mar 2015

HAYSTAKT

www.haystakt.com

Discover a variety of small business products on this “crowdpricing” site. It claims to be the world’s first — the higher the number of orders for a product, the lower the unit price becomes. It is ultimately a space for “small businesses to do business online”, especially if a retail avenue has not been setup yet.


Parasolbag
Parasolbag
18 Mar 2015

Parasolbag

Parasolbag.com

We like a brand with an eco-consciousness. The people at Parasolbag make their colourful, durable, water-resistant totes and cases from off-cut canvas sourced from parasol factories. Waste not, want not.


The J.Myers Co
The J.Myers Co
18 Mar 2015

The J.Myers Co

www.jmyersco.com

Since 2010, self-taught leather craftsman and founder, Jeremiah Ang produces small leather goods like watch straps, camera straps, cuffs and cases, including the one tote bag design. If you’re looking for a custom watch strap, he’s the man to look for.

The story ‘Singapore’s Best Hipster Joints’ first appeared in ELLE Singapore 

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