Announcing the Launch of Been Magazine

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Been Magazine: People + Places, issue number 1 out now

I travel a lot. I see a lot of places, and meet a ton of amazing people. I’d like you to meet them.

Been Magazine announced today that the premiere issue of Been Magazine is now available to purchase online and at fine magazines stores in Portland, OR and New York City and can be found in select hotels in New York, Portland and Zürich.

Been Magazine is 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.

The magazine is self-funded, and printed in limited quantities for initial distribution via select hotels and retail outlets as well as online subscription. The first issue (Spring/Summer 2019) was released April 2nd, 2019 and has features on creative people and places in New York, London, Zürich, Abu Dhabi, Portland, Oregon, and San Francisco.

“I travel a lot. I see a lot of places, and meet a ton of amazing people. I’d like you to meet them.”

  • Andy Davies, founder/publisher Been Magazine

A key feature of Been Magazine is it’s visual approach to storytelling through photography. It is published in limited quantity print only, and is distributed directly by the publisher.

In the first issue, spring/summer 2019, Been features stories on Chris Stein (Blondie); Courtney Taylor-Taylor (The Dandy Warhols); San Francisco art gallery Spoke-Art; Austin, Texas print-maker, Tim Doyle; Stefan Camenzind, an acclaimed architect in Zürich; The Camden Watch Company in London, and more. It’s international focus brings a travel component to the storytelling, and while it is not a travel magazine, it does showcase exciting destinations where its story subjects live and work.

Andy Davies, founder and publisher of Been Magazine, is proud to announce the availability of the premier issue of Been Magazine.

Been Magazine issue number 1 ($12) is available at Casa Magazines, 22 8th Avenue, New York; Mulberry Iconic Magazines, 188 Mulberry New York; and Rich's Cigar Store in Portland, OR as well as selected hotels across the U.S. and in Europe. A second issue will be released in September.

More information about the magazine can be found at its website, A preview of the magazine can be found at

Been Magazine:
Founded (New York) January 1, 2019
Issue # 1 published April 2, 2019
Issue # 2 publishing September 1, 2019

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