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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…

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.

#SENDNUDES–An uncensored celebration

Location: Extreme Wow Suite of W Hotel Amsterdam

On Monday night, our latest publication #SENDNUDES got the celebration it deserved: a playful and sexy evening in the Extreme Wow Suite at W Hotel Amsterdam.

“I love it when people tell me I can’t do something”

Interview with MOAM's Martijn Nekoui

As the biggest platform in the Netherlands for talent in fashion and beyond, MOAM has exceeded many expectations and limitations. Now that we’re making a book with them, it’s time…

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.

Gay and proud

Books to celebrate Pride

Pride is a word we value very much at MENDO. It’s one of our eleven commandments, and it is a word that stands for much more than just what we…

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.

Uncovering Amsterdam

Contributor's favorites

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

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…

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.

Getting naked with Iman Whitfield

Iman Whitfield on the curation of #SENDNUDES

Our newest book is in print! #SENDNUDES showcases stunning images from the world’s biggest talents in nude photography, curated from a female point of view by Iman Whitfield. We sat…

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.

MENDO.nl wins prestigious Site Of The Month at Awwwards

First eCommerce platform ever to win SOTM

MENDO.nl has won the prestigious Site Of The Month at Awwwards. And that is A Big Thing.

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…

hashtagjoost

Meet MENDO

If you enjoy adopting early, follow hashtagjoost. You and 66* others will be given a look inside the MENDO design process. Here’s an introduction. Sort of. *Update: 80

Visual Inspiration #5: Not Safe For Instagram

The best images from books at MENDO

Many books at MENDO contain images that exceed the tantalization that is allowed by Instagram. Luckily the nudity filter on MENDO.nl is somewhat less rigorous. Enjoy this collection of visually…

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.

Shelf Sessions: Emilia Terragni

Phaidon Press

In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of MENDO’s friends. In this episode Mikel van den Boogaard travels to Lake Como, Italy to meet Emilia Terragni; Publisher at…

Why we don’t sell magazines

Their books are better

"Sorry, we don’t sell magazines." Or do we? Here’s a list of our best books on and by magazines.

Where he found himself – photography legend Joel Meyerowitz

Why you should know about one of the best American street photographers

With his 80 years of age, one could call Joel Meyerowitz a true veteran. Hence, it’s quite surprising that it took so long before Meyerowitz made a retrospective of his…