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Picturing the Streets of Amsterdam

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

Six Sportret stories worth sharing

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Sportret is not only a wonderful photographic document; it is good fun to read too. Here are some of our favorite anecdotes from Sportret.

Six fashion titles that get you in vogue

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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…

“I love it when people tell me I can’t do something”

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As the biggest platform in the Netherlands for talent in fashion and beyond, MOAM has exceeded many expectations and limitations. Now that we’re making a book with them, it’s time…

How the show began

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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 brief history about (the streets of) Amsterdam

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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…

Work in progress: the Pontsteiger book

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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.

Introducing “Miss Avocado”: Colette Dike

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

London: a street photographer’s idea of paradise

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We're currently finalizing Streets of London, the second publication in our Streets of... series. Editor Mikel van den Boogaard learned that London can be considered as a street photographer's idea…

A book made to pause over

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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…

Two LaChapelle books you want to get your hands on

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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…

Meet MENDO: Emile’s favorite books

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People often ask us what our personal favorite books are. This is the list of Emile Almekinders, who is managing our 11 Berenstraat flagship store.

The romantic vision of photographer Jean Pierrot

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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.

ZENOLOGY’s path to creating MENDO ‘Libri’

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ZENOLOGY developed ‘Libri’: a unique Ambiance Trigger fragrance made together with MENDO. ZENOLOGY Founder Jeroen Oude Sogtoen and In-house Perfumer Fredrik Dalman elaborate on what it takes to create a…

Shelf Sessions: Guillaume Philibert

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In this episode of Shelf Sessions: Guillaume Philibert, founder and creative director at Filling Pieces.

hashtagjoost

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If you enjoy adopting early, follow hashtagjoost. You and 66* others will be given a look inside the MENDO design process. Here’s an introduction. Sort of. *Update: 80

Meet MENDO: Mikel’s favorite books

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At MENDO we're often asked about our favorite books. This is Mikel’s most recent selection.

Our favorites of 2017

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2017 has been a good year for the books. But what were MENDO's personal favorites?

Visual inspiration #3: Illustration

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Visual Inspiration #3 is all about the use of Illustrations in books.

Meet MENDO: meet Gunifort

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