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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.

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…

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.

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.

Making The Workshop

Interview with the makers of The Workshop

A new book by MENDO is about to hit the shelves. The Workshop opens doors of Dutch creatives. Here's how it all came about.

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…

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 #8

At MENDO, we love to be inspired by everything visual. This time, we've selected 8 images that cast our collective solitude in a beautiful light.

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.

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.

Daniël’s favorite books

Meet MENDO

People often ask us what our personal favorite books are. This is the list of Daniël Ferwerda, our 11 Berenstraat flagship store book specialist.

Why we love(d) making Sportret

Another exciting MENDO publication - available now

This month we launched yet another passion project. One we’re really excited about: Sportret, a hommage to sports photographed by internationally renowned photo journalist Klaas Jan van der Weij.

IDEA London teams up with MENDO

MENDO is proud to be IDEA's preferred shop for EU customer for new publications. UPDATE: Nadia Lee Cohen: Women & Dave Swindells: Ibiza '89 SOLD OUT.

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…

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…

Shelf Sessions: Iebele van der Meulen

Interview

MENDO, Kosmos and Iebele van der Meulen are publishing L'HOMO. Le Book. In 2020, MENDO’s Roy chats with Iebele van der Meulen, editor-in-chief of L’HOMO and LINDA.loves, cover specialist (he's…

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…

Tasting Asia

Seven culinary books that tickle your taste buds

Whether you went backpacking through Asia, or just ate Ramen around the corner, chances are that once you’ve been acquainted with one of the Asian cuisines, you’re eager for more.…

Browse it like you mean it

We appreciate your feedback on the new MENDO.nl

Welcome to the all-new MENDO.nl - a webshop for book aficionados, by book aficionados.

“For me, it’s all about the actual prints”

Scenius Gallery

MENDO chatted with Robbert Jongkind—the genius behind Scenius Gallery, a Dutch online gallery.