We don’t write about trends, it-things, seasonal must-haves, wardrobe issues, losing weight, top five restaurants or politics.
 

We write about people.

 From left to right: Paul Roest (filmmaker), Jerome de Lint (photographer), Ruben Faber (filmmaker), Dorien Franken (founder/creative director), Siji Jabbar (editor-at-large/translator), Ruben van Duijn (filmmaker).

From left to right: Paul Roest (filmmaker), Jerome de Lint (photographer), Ruben Faber (filmmaker), Dorien Franken (founder/creative director), Siji Jabbar (editor-at-large/translator), Ruben van Duijn (filmmaker).

 

A Brief History

The Folks of Amsterdam is a multi-channel publishing house with a mission to tell stories that inspire change. Focussed entirely on the creative industry of Amsterdam, we're offering in-depth stories, video portraits and pop-up live events with the aim to help brands connect with people in an authentic way.

The magazine was founded in 2016 by Dorien Franken and is made by a small, hardworking team, all working and living in Amsterdam.

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3 ways of meeting The Folks of Amsterdam

You have no time: aha, you're a busy person. We understand. Our video library is perfect for you. Within just 30 seconds you'll feel inspired. Guaranteed.

You have 20 min: lucky you! Dive into our interview section for an overdose of inspiration.

You're looking for a night out: come and connect with the creative industry of Amsterdam, by joining us at one of our live events!