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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.

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.

Introducing “Miss Avocado”: Colette Dike

Interview

We had a moment to talk with Colette, the mastermind behind most of the recipes you’ll find in The Avocado Show book.

Shelf Sessions: Emilia van Lynden

Unseen Amsterdam

In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of MENDO’s friends. In this episode: Emilia van Lynden, (ex) Artistic Director of Unseen Amsterdam.

MENDO and Union present Frame/Work

New book

The first MENDO publication of 2019 is a fact: Frame/Work, created in collaboration with Union, is a book that inspires every young metropolitan citizen.

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.

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.

The world behind the world of Apartamento

Interview

Apartamento "the world's hippest magazine", celebrated their ten year anniversary with a book; The World of Apartamento. In honor of this release, MENDO had a Q&A with co-founder and designer…

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…

Adam Katz Sinding on Travel

Interview

As a fashion photographer, Adam Katz Sinding travels more than 300 days a year. In a conversation with MENDO’s Mikel, he explains why he travels, and what keeps him going.

How to start a fashion brand

The ultimate starter kit

Fashion = big business, and to get you started, we compiled a short and simple guide with books to help you achieve fashion career success.

How Dior defined the new look of fashion

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…

A brief history about (the streets of) Amsterdam

How our home base came to be

The streets of Amsterdam are full of history, that even hardcore Amsterdammers might not know about. Let us tell you a small tale about the past of our beloved home…

A brief history of culinary books

For home chefs

With all the visually appealing cookbooks that find their way into our store, we dive into the history and future of these culinary publications.

Work in progress: the Pontsteiger book

A first glimpse at a new book project with local significance

An eye-catching new building rises along the banks of the IJ-river. MENDO is very proud to design and publish a book about it.

The best of 2019 (so far)

MENDO’s favorites of the year

As the famous American poet Jon Bon Jovi once said: “we’re halfway there.” We’re already closer to the next year than the previous one, so time to make up the…

Six fashion titles that get you in vogue

What’s new, classic and coming soon in fashion books

We consider ourselves to be pretty fashionable at times. And most of that is due to our extensive browsing through the fashion books we have. Here are six titles you…

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.

Daniël’s favorite books

Meet MENDO

People often ask us what our personal favorite books are. This is the list of Daniël Ferwerda, our 11 Berenstraat flagship store book specialist.

Two LaChapelle books you want to get your hands on

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…