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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“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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Some favorite contributions
For our newest book MOAM and MENDO asked 100 Dutch creatives to show and tell us what fashion in Amsterdam is.
At MENDO we're often asked about our favorite books. This is Jermain’s most recent selection.
At MENDO we're often asked about our favorite books. This is Mikel’s most recent selection.
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.
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.
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…
MENDO, Kosmos and Iebele van der Meulen are publishing L'HOMO. Le Book. In 2020, MENDO’s Roy chats with Iebele van der Meulen, editor-in-chief of L’HOMO and LINDA.loves, cover specialist (he's…
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.
In light of the release of LIFE = CRAZY, we talked with the protagonist himself: Martin Garrix.
An epic final chapter
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…