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The romantic vision of photographer Jean Pierrot

Interview

Pierrot Romance is a personal diary, designed and published by Pierrot himself (in a limited first run of 500 copies). To celebrate his first book, we did a short Q&A.

A book made to pause over

Interview with Ali Kirby, art director at DENHAM

In January of 2018, DENHAM released the book A Decade of DENHAM, in collaboration with MENDO. We talked to DENHAM's art director Ali Kirby, driving force behind the book, about…

Annie Leibovitz, the Grand Dame of colourful, staged portraits

Photographer's profile

There is no better way to see movie stars and musicians than through the lens of the Grand Dame of colourful, staged portraits: Annie Leibovitz.

A conversation with Marlene Taschen

Interview

On a drooly Thursday morning, MENDO's Mikel van den Boogaard had a very fun conversation about our industry with Marlene Taschen, Managing Director at (- and daughter of Benedikt) Taschen.

How the show began

Interview

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.

What’s crazy about Martin Garrix’s life

Interview

In light of the release of LIFE = CRAZY, we talked with the protagonist himself: Martin Garrix.

Who the f*ck is Adam Katz Sinding?

A WhatsApp conversation with the photographer of This Is Not A F*cking Street Style Book

"I wasn't born with much of a filter. So when I see bullshit, I call "bullshit". A WhatsApp conversation with the photographer of This Is Not A F*cking Street Style…

Uncovering Amsterdam

Contributor's favorites

Five Amsterdam Uncovered contributors share their absolute favorite Amsterdam things from the book.

Where runway meets the street, according to Highsnobiety

Interview with Jian DeLeon

Highsnobiety is an online publication that covers trends and news in fashion, art, music, and culture. It recently launched its first book. MENDO talked with Highsnobiety’s Editorial Director Jian DeLeon.

Shelf Sessions: Pieter Henket

Photographer

In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of MENDO’s friends. In this episode: Pieter Henket, a Dutch photographer in NYC. Check some of the books we spied on…

Where he found himself – photography legend Joel Meyerowitz

Why you should know about one of the best American street photographers

With his 80 years of age, one could call Joel Meyerowitz a true veteran. Hence, it’s quite surprising that it took so long before Meyerowitz made a retrospective of his…

Fresh deliveries for the summer

New books

Summer is finally upon us and that usually means fresh new titles here at MENDO. Here’s a selection of some of our favorite new books that just arrived.

Shelf Sessions: Rob Wagemans

concrete

In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of MENDO’s friends. In this episode: Rob Wagemans, Architect, Creative Director, and Founder at concrete architectural associates.

Can we cook from a Michelin Star book?

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.

Meet the maker: Ed van der Elsken

Arguably the most notorious Dutch photographer ever

With an expo in Amsterdam, his name is on the tip of everyone’s tongue again.

YSL: revolutionary and timeless

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…

Four awards, and counting

Awards for the new MENDO.nl

Oh, snap! The new MENDO.nl has already picked up three awards. No, wait, make that four.

MENDO opens new store at Hotel De L’Europe

The new MENDO

The word is out: in March, MENDO will open a new store at Hotel De L’Europe in Amsterdam. Here’s how the design, created by our friends from Nicemakers, came to…

Meet MENDO: meet Gunifort

Our series 'Meet MENDO' is where we introduce the people who make MENDO. In this episode: Gunifort.

Daniel Arsham: Dislocating people in time

Interview

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.