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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.

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.

‘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.…

Thank you for supporting MENDO

Why we do what we do

Even in these surreal times, we send newsletters and post messages on social media. Our own feelings on this are ambiguous. We've written a little note to explain why we…

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.

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…

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…

Annie Leibovitz, the Grand Dame of colourful, staged portraits

Photographer's profile

There is no better way to see movie stars and musicians than through the lens of the Grand Dame of colourful, staged portraits: Annie Leibovitz.

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…

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…

Get ready for the denim book of the year

‘A Decade of DENHAM’ is available now

Jeanmaker DENHAM celebrates its 10-year anniversary with a mouthwatering coffee table book, a MENDO-DENHAM collaboration, to commemorate its decade-long journey in jean making.

Sebastião Salgado’s work on display in Rotterdam

Reliving Genesis

After London and Paris, Sebastião Salgado’s ‘Genesis’ exhibition has found its way to The Netherlands. From June 15th until September 17th 2017, the epic photo project is on display at…

Our favorites of 2017

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

Adam is coming to A’dam on Friday the 29th of June

Book signing at MENDO, followed by drinks at Libertine Comptoir de Cuisine

As part of what is becoming a legendary worldwide launch tour, Adam Katz Sinding is coming to Amsterdam to sign his (and our) book This Is Not A F*cking Street…

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.

What the f*ck is street style, according to Virgil Abloh?

Virgil Abloh, Adam Katz Sinding and MENDO on the current state of fashion

In February, MENDO published Adam Katz Sinding’s first monograph This is Not a F*cking Street Style Book. The foreword is a result of an intense conversation between MENDO's editor Mikel…

Visual inspiration #1

The best images from books at MENDO

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

And the 9 winners are..

Winners Sleeping In Style Amsterdam announced

Our Sleeping In Style competition has come to an end and we're delighted to announce the 9 fortunate winners.

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…

A new chapter: MENDO at De L’Europe Amsterdam

New MENDO store

Mid-March 2020, MENDO will open a store at De L'Europe Amsterdam in the Nieuwe Doelenstraat, offering a whole new design, with a familiar vibe.