A chat with the builders

The story and people behind the new MENDO.nl

You're at the new MENDO.nl, built from scratch by Build in Amsterdam. We asked Build’s co-founder Daan Klaver, lead designer Julian Mollema and MENDO’s Joost Albronda why the new website looks the way it does.

Delicious books on food

Chefs are the new rockstars. And from these rockstars more and more fantastic, delicious books are being published.

Making The Workshop

Interview with the makers of The Workshop

A new book by MENDO is about to hit the shelves. The Workshop opens doors of Dutch creatives. Here's how it all came about.

Staff faves from Gunifort

Gunifort's list of favorite books

At MENDO we're often asked about our favorite books. This is Gunifort's recent selection.


5 gorgeous tributes to women

Inspired by Rankin's #NSFW we selected a handful of cheeky books.

8 must-have books on fashion

The fashion books you really, but really want

Fashion fades? YSL was wrong. These must-have fashion books prove fashion is equally eternal as style is.

See Ferry van der Nat’s ‘Originals’

Exhibition at The Ravestijn Gallery Amsterdam

From the 17th of February till the 1st of April, the Ravestijn Gallery will exhibit ‘Originals’, the work of Ferry van der Nat. At Ravestijn, Van der Nat's sensual polaroids…

Meet the maker: Ed van der Elsken

Arguably the most notorious Dutch photographer ever

With an expo in Amsterdam, his name is on the tip of everyone’s tongue again.

Books by MENDO

Well-designed book with visually stunning creative content

Apart from being a bookstore, MENDO is also creating books. Here's a selection of books we created.

Creating Carli Hermès – the book

Finishing up a book is exciting and somewhat melancholic at the same time. This is the story behind the creation of Carli Hermès - the book.

Can we cook from a Michelin Star book?

Unraveling the myth with Aan de Poel

Unraveling a myth with Aan de Poel: can amateur cooks like ourselves make a Michelin Star recipe? We prepared a Fäviken recipe and an Aan de Poel signature dish.

MENDO’s Black Friday Book Deals

MENDO's Black Friday Book Deals for 2018 have ended. Thank you!

This Saturday: Daniel Arsham book signing at MENDO

2.30 - 3.30 PM

Saturday 12 January 2019: book signing session with Daniel Arsham. 2.30 - 3.30 PM at MENDO, Berenstraat 11 Amsterdam.