people + places

been magazine

  • art, photography, travel, individuality and creativity

Been Magazine is, in a word, inspiration. It is inspired by and celebrates art, photography, travel, individuality and creativity. Stories of people doing what they love in the places that they live. Creative people + places. Artists + designers. Architects. Photographers. Makers. Doers. Wanderers. People who dream big dreams and small dreams. People who love where they are, what they are doing or where they are going.

Been is exclusively a limited run print magazine. To buy Been Magazine, click here. Subscribe or buy a copy today, independent magazines depend on every sale, and we're counting on you!

the magazine

Been Magazine is an independent window on the creative world out there, in other countries, in different neighborhoods, perhaps just down your street. It's about being there, and bringing you along for the ride.

Been Magazine was founded January 1st, 2019 by Andy Davies, an art director and photographer with almost 35 years experience in the design industry and a passion for travel, art, design and photography. Editor-in-Chief, Les Barany, has been agent and representative to dozens of renowned artists for over 35 years and has previously published a number of magazines and books.

The magazine is self-funded, and printed in limited quantities for distribution via select retail outlets in New York, Portland, the Bay Area, London, Amsterdam and Zürich as well as online subscription here.

in stores

Get Been Magazine in print here on the site. You can also buy it at these fine magazine stores:

NEW YORK CITY:
McNally Jackson (52 Prince St)
Casa Magazines (22 8th Ave)
Iconic Magazines (188 Mulberry, 238 Lafayette, 215 Bowery)
Magazine Cafe (15 W 37th)

PORTLAND:
Rich's Cigar Store (820 SW Alder Street)

ZÜRICH:
PRINT MATTERS! (Hohlstrasse 9)

LONDON:
Forbidden Planet (179 Shaftesbury Ave.)
MagCulture ( 270 St John Street)
Charlotte Street News (66 Charlotte Street)

AMSTERDAM:
Athenaeum Nieuwscentrum (Spui 14-16)

Been Magazine

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