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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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
At MENDO we're often asked about our favorite books. This is Mikel’s most recent selection.
At MENDO we're often asked about our favorite books. This is Jermain’s most recent selection.
Some favorite contributions
For our newest book MOAM and MENDO asked 100 Dutch creatives to show and tell us what fashion in Amsterdam is.
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.
'Libri' captures the soul of a book, the ink and the paper it's printed on
ZENOLOGY and MENDO joined forces to capture the soul of a book, the ink and the paper it's printed on.
Unraveling the myth with Aan de Poel
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.
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.
Inside fashion houses
With the greatest names in fashion all under one roof, you could consider MENDO the house of all houses. In every episode we highlight one of the biggest names in…
In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of some of MENDO's friends. In this episode: Jochem Leegstra, co-founder and creative director at ...,staat.
Our friends from Amsterdam’s Ravestijn Gallery have the honour to host Inez & Vinoodh’s 'I SEE YOU IN EVERYTHING' exhibition. In this Photographer’s Profile, we focus on the two Dutch…