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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.

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.

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…

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.

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…

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.

Fashion in Amsterdam is… MOAM

Some favorite contributions

For our newest book MOAM and MENDO asked 100 Dutch creatives to show and tell us what fashion in Amsterdam is.

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.

A new chapter: MENDO at De L’Europe Amsterdam

New MENDO store

Mid-March 2020, MENDO will open a store at De L'Europe Amsterdam in the Nieuwe Doelenstraat, offering a whole new design, with a familiar vibe. 

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.

David van Dartel exhibition at MENDO

Expo

In collaboration with ElliotHalls Gallery, a selection of David van Dartel’s work is now exhibited at MENDO.

A conversation with Hendrik teNeues

MENDO sat down for a conversation with teNeues’ owner and publisher

His grandfather founded the teNeues printing company in Krefeld in 1931. Now Hendrik teNeues runs one of the leading publishing houses for illustrated books. MENDO sat down with Mr. teNeues,…

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…

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…

Food, Photography, Flora and Funky Fumes

Books for a green thumb

Summer has officially started, which means we’re moving outside, defying our hay fever, and putting our gloves on. For green inspiration, motivation, relaxation or sensation, we’ve selected four green books…

Meet MENDO: meet Emile

Our series 'Meet MENDO' is where we introduce the people who make MENDO. In this episode: Emile Almekinders.

Tim Walker: Shifting from fashion to art

Photographer's Profile

Tim Walker, whose new book Shoot for the Moon is coming out soon, is a fashion photographer who is not interested in fashion at all. In this profile of the…

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…

Lauren Greenfield visited MENDO to sign Generation Wealth

Signed copies of highly anticipated book

Lauren Greenfield spent 25 years documenting wealth and now her highly anticipated book has been published: Generation Wealth.

Creating Carli Hermès – the book

Finishing up a book is exciting and somewhat melancholic at the same time. This is the story behind the creation of Carli Hermès - the book.