Aponia, a store that labels itself "a very graphic business," fronts the busy shopping street, Galip Dede Caddesi, close to Galata Tower. Nestled among tourist shops selling mass-produced imitations of traditional goods, it stands out as a unique opportunity to buy something a little more original. All the designs in the store are those of the owner, Fatih Dagli, and feature different graphics printed on t-shirts, hoodies, bags, tins, posters, badges, and more. Particularly popular are his Istanbul collection designs, which feature the slogan "Some call it chaos, we call it home." There's a small coffee shop inside, Supermind Coffee, where you can enjoy a decent flat white and duck out of the Istanbul chaos for awhile to people-watch instead. With the owner's previous experience as a qualified tour guide, you can also pick up some useful Istanbul advice while you sit.