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Shelf Sessions: Jochem Leegstra

...,staat

In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of some of MENDO's friends. In this episode: Jochem Leegstra, co-founder and creative director at ...,staat.

A feel-good road trip to Tyler Mitchell

To celebrate the launch of Tyler Mitchell's ‘I Can Make You Feel Good’, MENDO drove to France to meet the photographer and have him sign books for MENDO exclusively. UPDATE:…

Introducing “Miss Avocado”: Colette Dike

Interview

We had a moment to talk with Colette, the mastermind behind most of the recipes you’ll find in The Avocado Show book.

A tactile experience with Jean Pierrot

Interview

Pierrot: CLAY explores tactile simplicity through the natural environment and human form, designed and published by Pierrot himself (in a limited first run of 1000 copies). To celebrate the arrival…

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.

MENDO opens new store at Hotel De L’Europe

The new MENDO

The word is out: in March, MENDO will open a new store at Hotel De L’Europe in Amsterdam. Here’s how the design, created by our friends from Nicemakers, came to…

Erwin Olaf in conversation with Erik van Ginkel

Interview

Galerie Ron Mandos, MENDO and Studio Erwin Olaf present Erwin Olaf, April Fool 2020. In August Erik van Ginkel, Managing Director of Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, sat together with Erwin Olaf and…

A book made to pause over

Interview with Ali Kirby, art director at DENHAM

In January of 2018, DENHAM released the book A Decade of DENHAM, in collaboration with MENDO. We talked to DENHAM's art director Ali Kirby, driving force behind the book, about…

Dana Lixenberg signing session is cancelled

Thursday's signing session with Dana Lixenberg is cancelled for the obvious reasons. However, you can purchase signed copies of Dana Lixenberg's books online.

The world behind the world of Apartamento

Interview

Apartamento "the world's hippest magazine", celebrated their ten year anniversary with a book; The World of Apartamento. In honor of this release, MENDO had a Q&A with co-founder and designer…

Rizzoli announces new Tom Ford book

Tom Ford 002

American designer Tom Ford's highly anticipated second book: Tom Ford 002 is expected to be published in October this year. UPDATE: Tom Ford 002 will been published first half of…

Ghislain Pascal on our two latest titles

Interview

We catch up with editor of two new MENDO titles Ghislain Pascal, and talk to him about how he got into the photography sphere, the importance of photography for LGBT…

MENDO’s first fashion book is not a f*cking street style book

A behind the scenes glimpse on making This Is Not A F*cking Street Style Book

Cult photographer Adam Katz Sinding (aka Le 21ème) and MENDO are proud to present Adam's first photography monograph, This Is Not A F*cking Street Style Book. Here's what Joost and…

The silence before the silence

Quiet Amsterdam

The scenes below truly embody the times we're living in: normally-bustling places, abandoned and empty. But would you guess that all these pictures were taken in 2019, before the currently…

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.

Good things come to those who (can’t) wait

New titles to pre-order

As we’re slowly progressing towards Fall, new exciting titles are already available for pre order at MENDO. From nature to fashion, and from street photography to food. Good things come…

Honesty and Immediacy

An interview with Peter De Potter by Mikel van den Boogaard

Five years after his first monograph, Belgian artist Peter De Potter is releasing a follow up: The Vanity of Certain Flowers Part Two. Published by MENDO in an edition of…

MENDO eCommerce Site Of The Year!

An award-winning webshop

We try to stay humble at all times, but with news of this magnitude we simply can’t: MENDO.nl is eCommerce Site Of The Year at Awwwards. And that's massive!

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…

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.