HANNAH: A Magazine Celebrating Black Women

Founder Qimmah Saafir on why this new publication is so important

Qimmah Saafir founded her magazine HANNAH (now funding on Kickstarter) not purely from passion, but also necessity. Saafir believes that, while a narrative around black women exists, it’s not diverse, wholly inclusive or voiced by the women themselves. Pragmatically and thoughtfully, she has taken the issue into her own hands and created a beautifully designed publication that celebrates black women through essays, interviews, op-eds, fashion …

Homegirl Zine

An independent publication profiling creative women in their sanctuaries

After moving from Sydney to Melbourne, Australia, Ingrid Kesa found the atmosphere for creatives in the city to be one of “collaboration rather than competitiveness” and while making new friends and connections, came in contact with more than a few inspirational women. That, coupled with Kesa’s self-confessed voyeuristic streak, meant the idea for Homegirl Zine was an organic one. “I did some shooting and styling …

Inside Berlin’s Sleek Magazine

A visually stunning print publication that captures progressive art, with an online gallery component

There are plenty of reasons to pick up a print magazine: visually stunning pages, thoughtful long-form reporting, that transformative experience of dedicating yourself to something that’s become a less common experience for most nowadays. Berlin’s Sleek magazine, now 44 issues in, offers all of that. With a focus on the arts, the pages offer up everything from in-depth profiles of established artists to emerging creatives …