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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.

Photographer Pie Aerts on capturing beauty

Interview

After introducing Pie Aerts, it’s time for a chat about his first book ‘Tales From The Roads Less Traveled’, which is designed by MENDO (expected July 2019), the visual stories…

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…

Jamie Hawkesworth’s pure photographic poetry

Photographer's profile

Great Britain through the lens of Jamie Hawkesworth (1987), a young fashion photographer we admire because of his documentary work.

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…

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.

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.

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…

An interview with photographer Bastiaan Woudt

MENDO sat down with photographer Bastiaan Woudt to discuss his new book Rhythm, his practice and what he finds inspiring.

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.

Picturing the Streets of Amsterdam

Meet the photographers of 'Streets of Amsterdam’

‘Streets of Amsterdam’ editor Joost Bastmeijer introduces four of the book’s contributing photographers.

Everything that is dear to me is on Vlieland. The nature, my friends, my camera.

Interview with David van Dartel

Photographer David van Dartel on his first book: This Time Tomorrow

It’s here: Holiday, the Purienne edit

Henrik Purienne’s Holiday just got better: we managed to get our hands on the special, Yves Klein-blue Director’s Cut edition. We really like Purienne’s images, and here's why...

Fashion in Amsterdam is… MOAM

Some favorite contributions

For our newest book MOAM and MENDO asked 100 Dutch creatives to show and tell us what fashion in Amsterdam is.

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.

MENDO is moving to Nieuwe Doelenstraat 10

May 30, 2020

On May 30, MENDO officially opens its new store in the Nieuwe Doelenstraat, and closes its doors in De 9 Straatjes, marking the end of an era, and the beginning…

Visual inspiration #12

A new year, a new selection of striking, powerful and joyous images. Curated by the team at MENDO. We wish you an inspiring 2022.

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…

David van Dartel exhibition at MENDO

Expo

In collaboration with ElliotHalls Gallery, a selection of David van Dartel’s work is now exhibited at MENDO.

MENDO is blowing out 20 candles

2002 - 2022

A visual journey through two decades of sharing the love for books. Not a chronological story, nor the entire story, but it characterises MENDO's journey since 2002.