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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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.
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.
Selected by MENDO's Daniël Ferwerda
At MENDO, we love to be inspired by everything visual. This time, MENDO's Daniël Ferwerda selected 9 inspiring images from 9 inspiring books.
Wealth, glittering jet-setters, and beauty: welcome to the world of Slim Aarons (1916-2006), and his groundbreaking lifestyle photography.
A behind the scenes glimpse on making This Is Not A F*cking Street Style Book
Cult photographer Adam Katz Sinding (aka Le 21ème) and MENDO are proud to present Adam's first photography monograph, This Is Not A F*cking Street Style Book. Here's what Joost and…
On Saturday 12 January Daniel Arsham visited MENDO to sign his new book. In anticipation of the book signing, MENDO talked with the multidisciplinary artist.
Talking about the city with Robin Chadha
With Streets of London seeing the light of day, we asked frequent visitor and one of MENDO’s closest relations Robin Chadha from citizenM to tell us a bit about this…
Arguably the most notorious Dutch photographer ever
With an expo in Amsterdam, his name is on the tip of everyone’s tongue again.