Jeroen Junte (1967) is a freelance journalist/writer/curator/moderator/researcher with a focus on design and architecture. He is a regular contributor to Volkskrant, Elle Decoration, and Architectuur NL, and frequently publishes in international magazines such as Frame and DAMN. Additionally, he writes books, with his most recent publication being the first design and architecture guide of the Netherlands.
Apart from writing, Jeroen Junte also curates exhibitions and organizes a series of “live magazines” on design, technology, and other themes from the creative industry, often in collaboration with De Groene Amsterdammer and Dutch Design Week. As a highly sought-after speaker, moderator, and host, he has been a guest at prestigious events like the See Conference in Germany and What Design Can Do in Amsterdam. He has also taught at institutions like the Rietveld Academie, Sandberg Instituut, and Design Academy Eindhoven.
After completing his Master’s in Contemporary History at Leiden University and the Freie Universität Berlin, Jeroen Junte began working as a freelance journalist. His historical background is evident in various projects about the Dutch history of slavery and publications in National Geographic and Volkskrant, among others. Additionally, he writes travel stories for publications like KLM Flying Dutchmen, Traveller, and Volkskrant.