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Amsterdam Exhibitions

Even though we're blessed with a great summer in 2019, Amsterdam's museums prove that it pays to spend some days inside.

#SENDNUDES–An uncensored celebration

Location: Extreme Wow Suite of W Hotel Amsterdam

On Monday night, our latest publication #SENDNUDES got the celebration it deserved: a playful and sexy evening in the Extreme Wow Suite at W Hotel Amsterdam.

A brief history about (the streets of) Amsterdam

How our home base came to be

The streets of Amsterdam are full of history, that even hardcore Amsterdammers might not know about. Let us tell you a small tale about the past of our beloved home…

Visual inspiration #8

At MENDO, we love to be inspired by everything visual. This time, we've selected 8 images that cast our collective solitude in a beautiful light.

Work in progress: the Pontsteiger book

A first glimpse at a new book project with local significance

An eye-catching new building rises along the banks of the IJ-river. MENDO is very proud to design and publish a book about it.

Picturing the Streets of Amsterdam

Meet the photographers of 'Streets of Amsterdam’

‘Streets of Amsterdam’ editor Joost Bastmeijer introduces four of the book’s contributing photographers.

Gay and proud

Books to celebrate Pride

Pride is a word we value very much at MENDO. It’s one of our eleven commandments, and it is a word that stands for much more than just what we…

How we translated the world of Casper Reinders into a book

Made by MENDO

This book is unlike any other. And although there are more publishers saying that, we promise you, there’s absolutely nothing like this. Casper Reinders greatest interiors are collected in our…

A tough lesson in human compassion

Interview with Jermain Cikic

Interview with Jermain Cikic, former MENDO employee, who created a personal and evocative documentation of a homeless shelter in Amsterdam, at the height of the COVID-19 crisis.

Shelf Sessions: Emilia van Lynden

Unseen Amsterdam

In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of MENDO’s friends. In this episode: Emilia van Lynden, (ex) Artistic Director of Unseen Amsterdam.

Browse it like you mean it

We appreciate your feedback on the new MENDO.nl

Welcome to the all-new MENDO.nl - a webshop for book aficionados, by book aficionados.

Visual inspiration #7

Selected by MENDO's Daniël Ferwerda

At MENDO, we love to be inspired by everything visual. This time, MENDO's Daniël Ferwerda selected 9 inspiring images from 9 inspiring books.

How the show began

Interview

To celebrate our upcoming book with The Avocado Show, MENDO had a lunch date with its founder Ron Simpson to “peel” the success of the Avocado Show.

We’ve got 1947 Ferrari’s for sale

Two new limited Ferrari books soon available at MENDO

With Taschen’s new €5000 Collector’s Edition and €25.000 Art Edition Ferrari Book, your chance of obtaining the ultimate Italian sports car is closer than ever. (Kind of.) A must-have for…

Visual inspiration #2

The best images from books at MENDO

The books at MENDO offer a treasure trove of visually inspiring images. MENDO will dive into the imagery regularly and dig up some of the best images around. Enjoy Visual…

We’re already thinking about Christmas, and maybe you should too

Every season is gift season

You know that books are undeniably the best gifts. While many people are dipping their butts in a cool swimming pool, we’re busy planning our gift service for the winter…

Where he found himself – photography legend Joel Meyerowitz

Why you should know about one of the best American street photographers

With his 80 years of age, one could call Joel Meyerowitz a true veteran. Hence, it’s quite surprising that it took so long before Meyerowitz made a retrospective of his…

Meet MENDO: meet Gunifort

Our series 'Meet MENDO' is where we introduce the people who make MENDO. In this episode: Gunifort.

What’s crazy about Martin Garrix’s life

Interview

In light of the release of LIFE = CRAZY, we talked with the protagonist himself: Martin Garrix.

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.