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The Kinfolk Entrepreneur: Ideas for Meaningful Work


Everyone in the creative industry loves Kinfolk Magazine, not just great articles, but the touch , feel and dare i say the smell of this beautiful magazine. even if it does make you gulp paying €25 for a magazine, it's worth it.

Kinfolk is an independent design based lifestyle magazine, published by Ouur  based in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Kinfolk was created by Nathan Williams, his wife Katie Searle-Williams and their friends Doug and Paige Bischoff in July 2011. Primarily a lifestyle magazine aimed at young professionals, it focuses on home, work, play, food and community through photo essays, recipes, interviews, profiles, personal stories and practical tips. The writers, photographers, designers and chefs who contribute to Kinfolk are drawn from a largely international pool of creative people, often featuring more than 50 individual contributors an issue.

Released quarterly, each issue is themed around a topic that is related to the season it is being published in, for example the current Kinfolk issue 25 is Food.

In addition to its print publication, Kinfolk organizes monthly "community gathering" events that take place around the world, each based on a seasonal theme.  They also produces international food-based workshops, cookbooks and a short film series.

They also launch a series of books and October 17th sees the launch of the latest book in Kinfolk’s best-selling series Entrepreneurs.

The book visits over 40 entrepreneurs who offer tips, advice and inspiration for anyone hoping to forge their own professional path through life.

The press release expends more: A sneaker blogger trading on the stock exchange. A lingerie designer reinventing herself as a confectioner. A consultant helping other companies to predict the future. In The Kinfolk Entrepreneur, over 40 business owners invite Nathan Williams and the Kinfolk team into their workspaces to explore how the professional pursuit of meaning and passion can motivate both personal success and a balanced quality of life. Through expert advice and wise words from professionals in the worlds of publishing, architecture, fashion, design and beyond, The Kinfolk Entrepreneur examines how visionary ideas take root and ripen into careers, and offers tips and inspiration for the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Becoming a successful entrepreneur extends beyond the strength of one’s ideas and the ability to profit from them.
— Nathan Williams

Pairing insightful interviews with striking images of these men and women and their workspaces, The Kinfolk Entrepreneur makes business personal. The book profiles both budding and experienced entrepreneurs across a broad range of industries (from fashion designers to hoteliers) in cities across the globe (from Copenhagen to Dubai). Readers will learn how today's industry leaders handle both their successes and failures, achieve work-life balance, find motivation in the face of adversity, and so much more.

The book is available on Amazon from October 17 and we can't wait for our copy.

Thanks to those lovely people at KInfolk


David Breathnachkinfolk, magazine