Our favorites of 2017
Comme des Garçon
“For more than 40 years, Rei Kawakubo has been widely recognized as among the most important and influential designers in the world. We’ve seen many books that mix art and fashion, but this is one of the few that was able to match them perfectly.”
Roy Rietstap, director, founder and co-owner of MENDO
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Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
“I had little expectations before this book arrived. Alas and Piggott are relatively unknown in The Netherlands, but every fashion / photography enthusiast immediately falls in love with this limited edition. The typography of the box alone, is enough reason to purchase this book.”
Joeri Worm, co-owner and designer at MENDO
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“Loewe is a perfectly portrayed by J.W. Anderson. This book is creative direction as it should be: a scrapbook with everything that represents the ambiance of Loewe.”
Emile Almekinders, store manager at MENDO
“When we create a book, we try to make the most iconic book possible. In sports books, there aren’t many like Sportret. Few photographers capture the subject like Klaas Jan van der Weij and I’m inclined to say our design hasn’t done damage to the end result either.”
Joost Albronda, founder, co-owner and designer at MENDO
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“The brand has had an amazing comeback year with the appointment of Raf Simons as creative director. The book design is reminisent of the Kate Moss classic and is filled with photography by legends such as Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Bruce Weber and Patrick Demarchelier.”
Gunifort Uwambaga, co-owner and publisher at MENDO
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Action Bronson: F*ck That’s Delicious
“A surprisingly fun book full of recipes, stories, restaurants and music presented in a way that perfectly fits Bronson’s character and his show.”
Mikel van den Boogaard, editor at MENDO
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In our series 'Meet MENDO' you get to meet MENDO. This edition shares the vision of co-founder Roy Rietstap.
After receiving a handful of awards in April 2017, MENDO's webshop is now in the running to become Site Of The Year at Awwwards.
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…
‘Doing a collaboration like this means 1+1 = 3', says Nicolas Cloutier, president and co-founder of Nose in Paris in a conversation about the MENDO / ZENOLOGY room perfume 'Libri'.
Last Wednesday we celebrated the launch of The Workshop - the book we created with Renée Leeuw, Iris Duvekot and Roomed.
‘Streets of New York’, editor Joost Bastmeijer introduces five of the book’s contributing photographers.
Aska’s chef Fredrik Berselius was born in Sweden, but has managed to conquer the highly competitive New York restaurant scene with two Michelin Stars within a year after its reopening.…
Wealth, glittering jet-setters, and beauty: welcome to the world of Slim Aarons (1916-2006), and his groundbreaking lifestyle photography.
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.