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Shelf Sessions: Emilia van Lynden

Unseen Amsterdam

In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of MENDO’s friends. In this episode: Emilia van Lynden, (ex) Artistic Director of Unseen Amsterdam.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

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…

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.

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…

Wanted: store manager

MENDO staff wanted

MENDO is looking for a store manager with an eye for detail & beauty and a passion for books.

Jack Davison: Understanding Photography

Photographer's Profile

Jack Davison spends most his time experimenting with photography, which results in a body of work that consists of captivating images. For this Photographer’s Profile, MENDO chats with Davison about…

FAQ About Virgil Abloh. Nike. ICONS

On January 11, Virgil Abloh, Nike and Taschen announced the book ICONS. In this journal we answer some frequently asked questions about the publication. UPDATED: April 20th, 2021.

Two LaChapelle books you want to get your hands on

An epic final chapter

The wait is over: the two (!) last books of David LaChapelle are here. Two colourful books, featuring dazzling portraits of our world’s best known celebrities and a colourful examination…

MENDO opens new store at Hotel De L’Europe

The new MENDO

The word is out: in March, MENDO will open a new store at Hotel De L’Europe in Amsterdam. Here’s how the design, created by our friends from Nicemakers, came to…

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…

Visual inspiration #6

Selected by MENDO's Emile Almekinders

At MENDO, we love to be inspired by everything visual. This time, MENDO's Emile Almekinders selected 10 inspiring images from 10 inspiring books.

Can we cook from a Michelin Star book?

Unraveling the myth with Aan de Poel

Unraveling a myth with Aan de Poel: can amateur cooks like ourselves make a Michelin Star recipe? We prepared a Fäviken recipe and an Aan de Poel signature dish.

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…

Uncovering Amsterdam

Contributor's favorites

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