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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…

MENDO Bookstand wins European Product Design Award

The MENDO bookstand is now officially amazing, as she's the winner of a European Product Design Award. Become the proud owner of our award winner.

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…

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…

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…

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 Amsterdam

Meet the photographers of 'Streets of Amsterdam’

‘Streets of Amsterdam’ editor Joost Bastmeijer introduces four of the book’s contributing photographers.

Uncovering Amsterdam

Contributor's favorites

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

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.

Introducing Pie Aerts

Because people matter

Pie Aerts is one of the world’s most promising documentary photographers and he’s working on a spectacular new book with MENDO.

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…

Meet MENDO: meet Joost

Our series 'Meet MENDO' is where we introduce the people who make MENDO. In this episode: co-owner and founder Joost.

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…

This Saturday: Signing session with Michael Bailey-Gates

Saturday 18 September 1PM-2.30PM

This Saturday, the 18th of September, photographer Michael Bailey-Gates will be at MENDO from 1PM to 2.30PM to sign his new book A Glint in the Kindling.

Five +1 times Chanel in books

Must-have books

The five best Chanel books of this moment (plus a little bonus).

Emile’s favorite books

Meet MENDO

People often ask us what our personal favorite books are. This is the list of Emile Almekinders, who is managing our 11 Berenstraat flagship store.

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’s crazy about Martin Garrix’s life

Interview

In light of the release of LIFE = CRAZY, we talked with the protagonist himself: Martin Garrix.

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.

Shelf Sessions: Guillaume Philibert

Filling Pieces

In this episode of Shelf Sessions: Guillaume Philibert, founder and creative director at Filling Pieces.