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Adam Katz Sinding on Travel

Interview

As a fashion photographer, Adam Katz Sinding travels more than 300 days a year. In a conversation with MENDO’s Mikel, he explains why he travels, and what keeps him going.

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.

The romantic vision of photographer Jean Pierrot

Interview

Pierrot Romance is a personal diary, designed and published by Pierrot himself (in a limited first run of 500 copies). To celebrate his first book, we did a short Q&A.

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.

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…

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…

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.

ØLÅF x MENDO: a collaboration between friends

Interview with ØLÅF's brand director and co-owner Daniël Sumarna

MENDO and ØLÅF have been friends & neighbours for years. The launch of Adam Katz Sinding's This Is Not A F*cking Street Style Book lead to a collaboration. We talked…

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.

Daniel Arsham: Dislocating people in time

Interview

On Saturday 12 January Daniel Arsham visited MENDO to sign his new book. In anticipation of the book signing, MENDO talked with the multidisciplinary artist.

Lauren Greenfield visited MENDO to sign Generation Wealth

Signed copies of highly anticipated book

Lauren Greenfield spent 25 years documenting wealth and now her highly anticipated book has been published: Generation Wealth.

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.

Shelf Sessions: Elisa Medde

Foam Magazine

In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of MENDO’s friends. In this episode: Elisa Medde, Managing Editor at Foam Magazine.

The best of 2019 (so far)

MENDO’s favorites of the year

As the famous American poet Jon Bon Jovi once said: “we’re halfway there.” We’re already closer to the next year than the previous one, so time to make up the…

A brief history of culinary books

For home chefs

With all the visually appealing cookbooks that find their way into our store, we dive into the history and future of these culinary publications.

All MENDO-made books

Made and published by us

We don't just sell books... we make them too, which you can see in the showcase of our 33 MENDO-made books. Here’s the story of how our MENDO publishing house…

Literary Talkshow: Pie Aerts at Scheltema

Saturday 26 October

Join our friends from Scheltema on Saturday 26 October 2019, for a Literary Talkshow with Pie Aerts and Emma Louise Diest.

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:…

Photographer Pie Aerts on capturing beauty

Interview

After introducing Pie Aerts, it’s time for a chat about his first book ‘Tales From The Roads Less Traveled’, which is designed by MENDO (expected July 2019), the visual stories…

2018 from cover to cover

A year in review

2018 draws to a close, and what a year it has been. We made 12 books, used 31 km of wrapping paper, and sent Adam Katz Sinding to sign his…