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10 independent magazines, worth the subscription

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10 independent magazines, worth the subscription

June 06/Migle Dumbliauskaitė/ News

Weapons of reason

The founder of this magazine described the Weapons of reason as a magazine, changing the world. This magazine is all about big and important issues. At the same time, it’s a design masterpiece. Every issue looks like a book, full of infographics, illustrations, and engaging readings.



Water is biannual print publication focusing on complexity and beauty of natural things. This independent magazine is targeted to all creatives, looking for peace of mind. All the experiences and honest stories are published in London and distributed worldwide. 

Water journal issue two cover


Running for 10 years, Bare magazine covers art, fashion and lifestyle. This publication is entirely student run once every semester. The magazine is full of creative ideas generated by promising students from all the creative fields.


Delayed gratification magazine

There is nothing instant or random about this magazine. Delayed gratification is the first slow-journalism magazine. They are completing all the stories and giving the whole picture instead of sharing small pieces of outgoing stories.



This lifestyle, design, and fashion magazine is one of the most popular independent magazines worldwide. The idea of simplifying life and paying more attention to community and friends make this magazine different from all consumers’ culture based lifestyle magazines.



As the title suggests, this magazine is all about bicycles. This transmedia project is here to spread the bike culture across the globe. Every Bikevibe issue is dedicated to a different city and covers every aspect of pedalling.



Cereal magazine focuses on city guides and is based on travel aesthetics. These publications look like excellent photography books featuring interviews and stories from across the globe. Every issue focuses on several numbers of destinations discovered in style and fashion.

cereal magazine cover


Create! is a magazine containing loads of inspiring stories, interviews and artwork. This magazine focuses on young promising artists and their vibrant artwork. Create! comes in print and digital blog forms. Digital platform allows artists to submit their pieces anytime. 

Create magazine cover


Founded by two sisters and based between Vienna and Berlin, C-Heads is an artistic magazine about photography, art, culture, sex, music, fashion and travel. All these topics are represented from a woman point of view. While keeping high standards of aesthetics, C-Heads focuses on natural look and characteristic models.

c-heads magazine cover

The Gourmand

The Gourmand team is totally in love with food and art. This magazine represents food in an entirely different way from what we see on Instagram or cookbooks. Old-school design look renders this journal timeless.

The gourmand magazine cover

We can’t get enough of good magazines, let us know if there is something out of this list. 


Author of the article: Lauryna Šakalytė


  • Hogward (not verified)
    Mon, 04/09/2018 - 05:44 -

    I really like to read magazines and in this article shared such wonderful magazines names. I decided that Iw ill buy these magazines and will read while my Travel from Washington DC.

  • Nessa Sally (not verified)
    Mon, 04/09/2018 - 06:31 -

    I love reading and like to read books, newspapers, and magazines. I have read out Kinfolk which is awesome.

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