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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.

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…

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…

Photographer Pie Aerts on capturing beauty

Interview

After introducing Pie Aerts, it’s time for a chat about his first book ‘Tales From The Roads Less Traveled’, which is designed by MENDO (expected July 2019), the visual stories…

This Saturday: Daniel Arsham book signing at MENDO

2.30 - 3.30 PM

Saturday 12 January 2019: book signing session with Daniel Arsham. 2.30 - 3.30 PM at MENDO, Berenstraat 11 Amsterdam.

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.

Annie Leibovitz, the Grand Dame of colourful, staged portraits

Photographer's profile

There is no better way to see movie stars and musicians than through the lens of the Grand Dame of colourful, staged portraits: Annie Leibovitz.

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.

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…

A conversation with Marlene Taschen

Interview

On a drooly Thursday morning, MENDO's Mikel van den Boogaard had a very fun conversation about our industry with Marlene Taschen, Managing Director at (- and daughter of Benedikt) Taschen.

Visual inspiration #7

Selected by MENDO's Daniël Ferwerda

At MENDO, we love to be inspired by everything visual. This time, MENDO's Daniël Ferwerda selected 9 inspiring images from 9 inspiring books.

Amsterdam says: “Hi”

9 reasons we love our city

Just like the rest of the world, Amsterdam is going through it at the moment. So, here's a small reminder of 9 things we love about Amsterdam, captured in 9…

MENDO eCommerce Site Of The Year!

An award-winning webshop

We try to stay humble at all times, but with news of this magnitude we simply can’t: MENDO.nl is eCommerce Site Of The Year at Awwwards. And that's massive!

Thank you for supporting MENDO

Why we do what we do

Even in these surreal times, we send newsletters and post messages on social media. Our own feelings on this are ambiguous. We've written a little note to explain why we…

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 runway meets the street, according to Highsnobiety

Interview with Jian DeLeon

Highsnobiety is an online publication that covers trends and news in fashion, art, music, and culture. It recently launched its first book. MENDO talked with Highsnobiety’s Editorial Director Jian DeLeon.

ZENOLOGY’s path to creating MENDO ‘Libri’

Interview with ZENOLOGY Founder Jeroen Oude Sogtoen and In-House Perfumer Fredrik Dalman

ZENOLOGY developed ‘Libri’: a unique Ambiance Trigger fragrance made together with MENDO. ZENOLOGY Founder Jeroen Oude Sogtoen and In-house Perfumer Fredrik Dalman elaborate on what it takes to create a…

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…

Enjoy the all-new De L’Europe at half-price

MENDO-exclusive offer

To celebrate the opening of our new store, MENDO and De L'Europe have an exclusive offer for a night at the hotel, with a many extras and upgrades. Until the…

Ghislain Pascal on our two latest titles

Interview

We catch up with editor of two new MENDO titles Ghislain Pascal, and talk to him about how he got into the photography sphere, the importance of photography for LGBT…