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Our favorites of 2017

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

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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.

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.

A brief history about (the streets of) Amsterdam

How our home base came to be

The streets of Amsterdam are full of history, that even hardcore Amsterdammers might not know about. Let us tell you a small tale about the past of our beloved home…

How to start a fashion brand

The ultimate starter kit

Fashion = big business, and to get you started, we compiled a short and simple guide with books to help you achieve fashion career success.

Pie Aerts: Towards living a better and fuller life

Tales From the Roads Less Traveled

MENDO is proud to present Tales From The Roads Less Traveled, the first monograph of Dutch photographer Pie Aerts, published with teNeues. The result of years of traveling done by…

The vivid, theatrical stories of Alex Prager

Photographer's profile

The hyperreal, luminous and compelling work of photographer Alex Prager never seizes to amaze us. According to some guys at MENDO, she even made one of the best book of…

Visual inspiration #3: Illustration

The best images from books at MENDO

Visual Inspiration #3 is all about the use of Illustrations in books.

Baby it’s cold outside

Winter-themed books

Brace yourselves… It’s getting colder, which means more time to crawl up with your favorite books. We’ve selected some of our favorite winter-themed titles for you. Books that will definitely…

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…

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…

David Bailey: Timeless Modernism

Photographer's Profile

In anticipation of the SUMO-sized limited edition retrospective, this Photographer's Profile is dedicated to one of the founding fathers of contemporary photography: David Bailey.

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…

Six soon to be released books you should know about

Coming soon and available for pre-order now

While this year has already given us some great titles, many new books are pending to be released at MENDO. We’ve selected some of our favorite new titles for this…

A chat with the builders

The story and people behind the new MENDO.nl

You're at the new MENDO.nl, built from scratch by Build in Amsterdam. We asked Build’s co-founder Daan Klaver, lead designer Julian Mollema and MENDO’s Joost Albronda why the new website…