New home décor magazine is launched by designer

Milieu magazine coverMILIEU is a new “shelter” magazine that will “capture the look and feel, the mood and character, the style of a place – its milieu.”

This title will focus on the US but will also feature homes in Europe and beyond. It will “introduce readers to the best designers and projects – people and places that, until now, often have gone unnoticed.”

Launching in September, Milieu will be mailed to 100,000 affluent homes and businesses in major metro areas throughout the US.

The quarterly was founded by Houston-based interior designer Pamela Pierce, editor@milieu-mag.com, who functions as editor-in-chief. David Masello, dmasello@milieu-mag.com, is executive editor and writer.

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Digital magazine promotes positive thinking

Positive Thoughts and Wellness magazine coverPositive Thoughts and Wellness is a new digital magazine that provides personal development tools and strategies for greater mental health and wellness.

It’s targeted to baby boomers and generation x. Editorial covers food, travel, health and wellness tips for maintaining a positive lifestyle.

This free bimonthly magazine is created by Effective-Positive-Thinking.com. The website has 50,000 visitors per month, while the digital magazine is still gaining momentum and has on average less than 10,000.

Positive Thoughts and Wellness is based in Santa Rosa, CA with plans to relocate to Delaware. Suzanne Glover is the publisher and editor, magazine@effective-positive-thinking.com.

Digital British travel magazine focuses on Florida

Go Florida magazine coverGo Florida is a free digital magazine that offers up-to-date information on everything to experience in Central Florida, with an emphasis on Orlando and Walt Disney World.

This bimonthly magazine is created in the UK for oversea traveler to Florida. It covers theme park and attractions news, and accommodation, dining, shopping and planning information. Its goal is to help visitors create lifetime memories, and to discover, plan and experience the best of Central Florida.

Go Florida is created by Sunshine Publishing Ltd, based in Northampton, UK. James King is editor, james.king@gofloridamag.com.

G-Code Positioned as “Christian Entrepreneur Magazine”

G-Code magazine coverG-Code is a new digital magazine built to inspire and empower entrepreneurs, small business owners and high level CEOs.

This Christian entrepreneur magazine is marketing itself as an online accelerator for developing and growing business ideas into successful God-centric enterprises. The website has religious section such as Doing God’s Work and Religion Today; and general section, including Marketing, Trending, Money, Startups and Life (which has subcategories travel, music, parenting, food … and taboo. Can’t help but wonder what kind of articles will fall under that heading.)

Ten percent of the company’s profits will be used to fund Christian-led startups and 10% will be donated to charitable and faith based initiatives.

G-Code will be published on a monthly basis beginning in August, and will be available via apps for Android and iPad, and print on demand. On its website, content will be rolled out throughout the month.

G-Code is based in Miami, and Tim Houghten and Craig Murphy are its cofounders at info@G-CodeMagazine.com.

A New Magazine Is Being Funded via Kickstarter

internmagINTERN is a new biannual title at http://intern-mag.com, dedicated to providing a public platform for interns in creative industries while also drumming up debate about today’s unpaid work epidemic.

It was founded by 29-year-old photographer (and former intern), Alec Dudson from Manchester, England, where the magazine is based. It is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter.

An “Issue Zero” newspaper teaser has been published and a glossy 144-page issue is planned for October. Dudson is accepting submissions from disciplines including photography, design, creative writing, architecture, and fashion. FastCompany.com has posted pages from the magazine.

Upstate House to Relaunch

Upstate House magazine coverUPSTATE HOUSE, a real estate and green living magazine targeting Hudson Valley home owners and home buyers, will be relaunched by the new owner, Luminary Publishing (CHRONOGRAM,) which acquired the magazine in February 2013.

Its editorial will speak to the character of living in the Hudson Valley – for those born and raised there; for those who love their weekend homes there; and for visitors. It will publish stories that help readers appreciate the richness of the unique region. It will cover advice about every aspect of owning a home, from choosing a realtor to getting a mortgage; through the renovation process; how to make a house truly a home, and how to make a community one’s own.

It will be a hybrid between a B2B and consumer magazines, reaching a diverse audience of power brokers/decision makers in the development, real estate, home furnishings and design services markets. It is also planned to reach thousands of consumers from New York City to upstate, who value their homes and the products that make their life comfortable and sustainable.

The next issue will be published in October and the title is planned to be a quarterly and to distribute 25,000 copies.