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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.

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…

40 years of Dutch Master photographer Erwin Olaf

Photographer's profile

This year, the unique and recognizable photography of Erwin Olaf (1959) is celebrated like never before. With Olaf presenting a new book and big overview exhibitions, it’s time to focus…

Uncovering Amsterdam

Contributor's favorites

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

Shelf Sessions: Jochem Leegstra

...,staat

In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of some of MENDO's friends. In this episode: Jochem Leegstra, co-founder and creative director at ...,staat.

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.

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…

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.

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…

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.

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…

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…

Why we love(d) making Sportret

Another exciting MENDO publication - available now

This month we launched yet another passion project. One we’re really excited about: Sportret, a hommage to sports photographed by internationally renowned photo journalist Klaas Jan van der Weij.

MENDO and ZENOLOGY create book-inspired room perfume

'Libri' captures the soul of a book, the ink and the paper it's printed on

ZENOLOGY and MENDO joined forces to capture the soul of a book, the ink and the paper it's printed on.

Sebastião Salgado’s work on display in Rotterdam

Reliving Genesis

After London and Paris, Sebastião Salgado’s ‘Genesis’ exhibition has found its way to The Netherlands. From June 15th until September 17th 2017, the epic photo project is on display at…

MENDO Live Sessions @ De L’Europe

Every Thursday at 2PM, MENDO's Roy and Gunifort will be coming to you live on Instagram from our new store at De L'Europe Amsterdam with an insider's take on the…

Visual inspiration #8

At MENDO, we love to be inspired by everything visual. This time, we've selected 8 images that cast our collective solitude in a beautiful light.

Alexander McQueen, the hooligan of fashion

Inside fashion houses

With the greatest names in fashion all under one roof, MENDO pretty much is the house of all houses. In the series Inside fashion houses we highlight the biggest names…

When life is so crazy you need photos to believe it

Louis van Baar

In October MENDO has released Martin Garrix: LIFE = CRAZY. The photographer behind this unique view inside the life of the #1 DJ is Louis van Baar. Here's an introduction.

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…