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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.

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…

A tactile experience with Jean Pierrot

Interview

Pierrot: CLAY explores tactile simplicity through the natural environment and human form, designed and published by Pierrot himself (in a limited first run of 1000 copies). To celebrate the arrival…

Jimmy Nelson: “I’d like people to participate in what I feel and see”

Interview

Renowned photographer Jimmy Nelson will sign the long-awaited sequel to Before They Pass Away at our Berenstraat flagship store, from 14:00-16:00 on Sunday 23 September. MENDO chats with Jimmy about…

Honesty and Immediacy

An interview with Peter De Potter by Mikel van den Boogaard

Five years after his first monograph, Belgian artist Peter De Potter is releasing a follow up: The Vanity of Certain Flowers Part Two. Published by MENDO in an edition of…

‘It’s unconventional and about more than just the food, it tells stories.’

Q&A

We're just days away from the release of Cuisine Carine by our good friend and chef extraordinaire Karin Gaasterland. The book was designed by MENDO and published by Carrera Culinair.…

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.

Erwin Olaf in conversation with Erik van Ginkel

Interview

Galerie Ron Mandos, MENDO and Studio Erwin Olaf present Erwin Olaf, April Fool 2020. In August Erik van Ginkel, Managing Director of Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, sat together with Erwin Olaf and…

“THE TEN” – An exclusive interview with Virgil Abloh

In light of his new book: Virgil Abloh. Nike. ICONS. MENDO's Gunifort Uwambaga had an exclusive interview with Virgil Abloh consisting of 10 questions aptly named “THE TEN”.

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.

All MENDO-made books

Made and published by us

We don't just sell books... we make them too, which you can see in the showcase of our 33 MENDO-made books. Here’s the story of how our MENDO publishing house…

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…

We’re already thinking about Christmas, and maybe you should too

Every season is gift season

You know that books are undeniably the best gifts. While many people are dipping their butts in a cool swimming pool, we’re busy planning our gift service for the winter…

IDEA London teams up with MENDO

MENDO is proud to be IDEA's preferred shop for EU customer for new publications. UPDATE: Nadia Lee Cohen: Women & Dave Swindells: Ibiza '89 SOLD OUT.

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.

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…

Erwin Olaf, April Fool 2020 book launch and Pop-Up Expo at MENDO

12 and 13 December

In December, MENDO, Galerie Ron Mandos and Studio Erwin Olaf present the publication of Erwin Olaf, April Fool 2020. The book will launch on the weekend of 12 and 13…

Shelf Sessions: Abderrahmane Trabsini

Daily Paper

In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of MENDO’s friends. In this episode: Abderrahmane Trabsini, Co-Founder & Creative Director of Daily Paper.

Visual inspiration #13

At MENDO we love to be inspired by everything visual. The images in this edition of visual inspiration were selected by Rogier van Schaik, Junior Publisher at MENDO.

Shop a signed copy of Cuisine Carine and win a lunch for two

Give-away

Shop a signed copy of Cuisine Carine and you’ll be in the draw to win one of 3 lunches for two people at Karin’s pop-up restaurant at 'o bistro' in…