Digital Platform Ajifa Makes Creative Industries Accessible for People of Color

With authenticity and transparency, this new online destination empowers young creatives of color

As a British Nigerian working in the creative industries, Mary Ojidu knows firsthand how barriers into artistic fields begin early on for people of color. “One thing I found in communities of different ethnicities and groups is traditional roles are really focused on,” she tells us. “For example, in the Nigerian community, there’s heavy focus on doctors, lawyers and engineers—that’s what people feel comfortable pursuing. …

Oakley In Residence: Los Angeles

A place for people to skate and be inspired by art

by Sasha Barkans Oakley is a relatively new player in the skateboard scene, but they seem to be on a mission to let the skateboard world know that they’re here to stay. Their pro skate roster boasts some of the biggest names in skateboarding—including the likes of Eric Koston, Ryan Sheckler and Bob Burnquist—and in late April, the brand launched the Oakley in Residence series, …

The Good Copy, Melbourne

Born from a love for words and desire to support writers, this Australian company is a publisher, studio, shop and grammar school

Born out of a love of words and a desire to support emerging and freelance writers, Melbourne’s The Good Copy is a writing studio, publisher, grammar school, shop and community library. From offering creative services for corporate clients to publishing independent zines, the team at TGC has so many projects to work on, they surely won’t ever be bored. And, with a constant stream of …