What: Singapore’s first indie cafe offering 100-percent specialty beans, 40 Hands recently celebrated its fifth birthday. It was a catalyst for the island’s “third-wave coffee boom,” says Harry, whose award-winning Common Man opened in 2013.
Where: From Perth, Harry moved to Singapore in 2010.
His Vintage Bent
“I like industrial-style furniture and art,” Harry says. One of his go-to sources: Second Charm for “nice, antique wood pieces.” You can even see his finds in 40 Hands. (Blk 21 Kallang Ave)
What Keeps Him Sane
Not a Product Junkie
“I want to see Common Man Coffee Roasters become the best café and roastery in Southeast Asia,” says Harry. ($57 per 1 kg)
By Sara Lyle Bow, The Finder, January 2016