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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teNeues collaborated with MENDO to create a book called Living In Style Amsterdam. It's at the printer's now, and expected to arrive at MENDO in August.
Henrik Purienne’s Holiday just got better: we managed to get our hands on the special, Yves Klein-blue Director’s Cut edition. We really like Purienne’s images, and here's why...
Last Wednesday we celebrated the launch of The Workshop - the book we created with Renée Leeuw, Iris Duvekot and Roomed.
With an expo in Amsterdam, his name is on the tip of everyone’s tongue again.
Sportret is not only a wonderful photographic document; it is good fun to read too. Here are some of our favorite anecdotes from Sportret.
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.
If you love your books, a MENDO x Osiris bookstand is the icing on the cake. The perfect way to display and enjoy your books.
We're pleased to announce that as of 2018 MENDO and teNeues, a house-hold name in the international publishing world, will be publishing books together.
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…