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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…

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.

MENDO and Union present Frame/Work

New book

The first MENDO publication of 2019 is a fact: Frame/Work, created in collaboration with Union, is a book that inspires every young metropolitan citizen.

Who the f*ck is Adam Katz Sinding?

A WhatsApp conversation with the photographer of This Is Not A F*cking Street Style Book

"I wasn't born with much of a filter. So when I see bullshit, I call "bullshit". A WhatsApp conversation with the photographer of This Is Not A F*cking Street Style…

Everything that is dear to me is on Vlieland. The nature, my friends, my camera.

Interview with David van Dartel

Photographer David van Dartel on his first book: This Time Tomorrow

An interview with photographer Bastiaan Woudt

MENDO sat down with photographer Bastiaan Woudt to discuss his new book Rhythm, his practice and what he finds inspiring.

Uncovering Amsterdam

Contributor's favorites

Five Amsterdam Uncovered contributors share their absolute favorite Amsterdam things from the book.

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.

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…

‘It’s unconventional and about more than just the food, it tells stories.’

Q&A

We're just days away from the release of Cuisine Carine by our good friend and chef extraordinaire Karin Gaasterland. The book was designed by MENDO and published by Carrera Culinair.…

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…

Shelf Sessions: Gijs Determeijer

HALAL

In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of MENDO’s friends. In this episode: Gijs Determeijer; Executive Producer & Partner at HALAL.

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…

Visual inspiration #9

At MENDO, we love to be inspired by everything visual. This time, MENDO's Eddie Stok selected 10 inspiring images from 10 inspiring books.

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.

Virtual Signing Session with Pie Aerts

Virtual Signing Session

On Sunday 10 May, we held our second Virtual Signing Session with none other than Dutch photographer Pie Aerts, who signed his book "Tales from the Roads Less Traveled" for…

40 years of Dutch Master photographer Erwin Olaf

Photographer's profile

This year, the unique and recognizable photography of Erwin Olaf (1959) is celebrated like never before. With Olaf presenting a new book and big overview exhibitions, it’s time to focus…

Digested Architecture

(New) Architecture titles

An overview of China’s architectural expansion, Mid-century modern classics, iconic architects, and local landmarks—here’s a collection of our latest books on architecture.

Engelse en Nederlandse boeken die je echt moet lezen

Gecureerd door Paulien Cornelisse

Als kenner van visueel inspirerende boeken laat MENDO haar literaire selectie graag over aan mensen die daar verstand van heeft. Deze keer geeft schrijfster, theatermaker en columnist Paulien Cornelisse ons…

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…