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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.

All MENDO-made books

Made and published by us

We don't just sell books... we make them too, which you can see in the showcase of our 33 MENDO-made books. Here’s the story of how our MENDO publishing house…

Uncovering Amsterdam

Contributor's favorites

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

Mikel’s favorite books

Meet MENDO

At MENDO we're often asked about our favorite books. This is Mikel’s most recent selection.

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.

How we translated the world of Casper Reinders into a book

Made by MENDO

This book is unlike any other. And although there are more publishers saying that, we promise you, there’s absolutely nothing like this. Casper Reinders greatest interiors are collected in our…

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…

Six Sportret stories worth sharing

Favorite anecdotes from SPORTRET

Sportret is not only a wonderful photographic document; it is good fun to read too. Here are some of our favorite anecdotes from Sportret.

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 Book Market: fully booked

Saturday 24 October 2020

*UPDATE: MENDO BOOK MARKET IS FULLY BOOKED* You're invited to the MENDO Book Market at De L'Europe on Saturday the 24th of October, from 10AM to 4.30PM. We allow a…

Shelf Sessions: Guillaume Philibert

Filling Pieces

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

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…

Honesty and Immediacy

An interview with Peter De Potter by Mikel van den Boogaard

Five years after his first monograph, Belgian artist Peter De Potter is releasing a follow up: The Vanity of Certain Flowers Part Two. Published by MENDO in an edition of…

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…

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 many can you stack?

You deserve a trip. Why not take a spatial adventure around the globe with books that bring interior, architecture, design and aesthetics to a whole new level? We bring you…

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Update

We've launched an improved version of our webshop this month. 99% of our work will go unnoticed. And that's a good thing.

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.

Supporting people from countries in conflict

Donate now

Take a stand with the people of Ukraine and with all the refugees from countries in conflict. MENDO supports the relief efforts of Movement On The Ground, Stichting Vluchteling (Giro555)…