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London: a street photographer’s idea of paradise

A sneak preview on our next book in the Streets Of... series

We're currently finalizing Streets of London, the second publication in our Streets of... series. Editor Mikel van den Boogaard learned that London can be considered as a street photographer's idea…

The second-best way to experience photography

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.

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…

Six fashion titles that get you in vogue

What’s new, classic and coming soon in fashion books

We consider ourselves to be pretty fashionable at times. And most of that is due to our extensive browsing through the fashion books we have. Here are six titles you…

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.

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.

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.

Challenging your professional life

Interview

In March, MENDO and Rebel launched a book called Challenge Your Professional Life—a book that is more relevant now than ever. We talked with Rebels Lenny van Klink and Wout…

Picturing the Streets of New York

Meet the photographers of 'Streets Of New York'

‘Streets of New York’, editor Joost Bastmeijer introduces five of the book’s contributing photographers.

Six Sportret stories worth sharing

Favorite anecdotes from SPORTRET

Sportret is not only a wonderful photographic document; it is good fun to read too. Here are some of our favorite anecdotes from Sportret.

Erwin Olaf, April Fool 2020 book launch and Pop-Up Expo at MENDO

12 and 13 December

In December, MENDO, Galerie Ron Mandos and Studio Erwin Olaf present the publication of Erwin Olaf, April Fool 2020. The book will launch on the weekend of 12 and 13…

We’re hiring

Job opportunities

MENDO is looking for a new part-time store employee.

Our favorites of 2017

2017 has been a good year for the books. But what were MENDO's personal favorites?

Visual Inspiration #4: Black and White Portraits

The books at MENDO offer a treasure trove of visually inspiring images. MENDO dives into the imagery regularly to dig up a selection of the best images. In this edition:…

Complaint from an extremely unhappy customer

Review

"I hope you can live with the guilt of having tempted a jobless to spend money he doesn't have in order to buy stuff he actually doesn't need to enjoy…

Jimmy Nelson: “I’d like people to participate in what I feel and see”

Interview

Renowned photographer Jimmy Nelson will sign the long-awaited sequel to Before They Pass Away at our Berenstraat flagship store, from 14:00-16:00 on Sunday 23 September. MENDO chats with Jimmy about…

Our book The Workshop got the party it deserved

Book launched at Guillaume Philibert's Filling Pieces in Amsterdam

Last Wednesday we celebrated the launch of The Workshop - the book we created with Renée Leeuw, Iris Duvekot and Roomed.

ZENOLOGY’s path to creating MENDO ‘Libri’

Interview with ZENOLOGY Founder Jeroen Oude Sogtoen and In-House Perfumer Fredrik Dalman

ZENOLOGY developed ‘Libri’: a unique Ambiance Trigger fragrance made together with MENDO. ZENOLOGY Founder Jeroen Oude Sogtoen and In-house Perfumer Fredrik Dalman elaborate on what it takes to create a…

Alexander McQueen, the hooligan of fashion

Inside fashion houses

With the greatest names in fashion all under one roof, MENDO pretty much is the house of all houses. In the series Inside fashion houses we highlight the biggest names…

A conversation with Marlene Taschen

Interview

On a drooly Thursday morning, MENDO's Mikel van den Boogaard had a very fun conversation about our industry with Marlene Taschen, Managing Director at (- and daughter of Benedikt) Taschen.