Intermediair: Weekly Magazine Covers from Holland

Intermediair: Weekly Magazine Covers from Holland Intermediair is a weekly Dutch magazine, based in Amsterdam, art directed by Jaap Biemans. It has a circulation of 200,000, most of it free, mainly to recent Dutch university graduates. Much of the magazine's focus is on finding jobs (according to Biemans, 95% of the ads are job listings), the economy and the mix of work and life.

Biemans has been the art director since 2004. He is also the art director of the Dutch monthly Hollands Diep, and is the creative force behind, a website with an amazing collection of contemporary and archival magazine covers.

Thanks to Ron Reason, whose blog has a good interview with Biemans along with many great Intermediair covers.

(Above): February 11, 2010. Cover story: "Fuck the passion, choose with your head instead of your heart."

10.jpgJuly 8, 2010. Cover story about having different roles to play on the job.

Int2.jpgJanuary 22, 2009. Cover story about divorce.

15.jpgJanuary 8, 2004. Cover story about more traffic jams, more paper, more stress.

18.jpgApril 20, 2007. Cover story is an interview with the CEO of the biggest Dutch supermarket. Illustration by Yvonne Kroese.

31.jpgFebruary 22, 2008. Cover story: "After graduation I'm ready for a serious job!"

Int9.jpgMay 4, 2006. Cover story: The Evolution of Monogamy.

13.jpgAugust 17, 2006. Cover story: How the Dutch economy survives during the holiday season.

Related Links:
Coverjunkie, Jaap Biemans' great collection of contemporary and archival magazine covers.
Jaap Biemans' website.

  • Sumeet Gupta

    The covers looking great. What an amazing thought. I love it.

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