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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…

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…

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 tough lesson in human compassion

Interview with Jermain Cikic

Interview with Jermain Cikic, former MENDO employee, who created a personal and evocative documentation of a homeless shelter in Amsterdam, at the height of the COVID-19 crisis.

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…

London: a street photographer’s idea of paradise

A sneak preview on our next book in the Streets Of... series

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…

Introducing Pie Aerts

Because people matter

Pie Aerts is one of the world’s most promising documentary photographers and he’s working on a spectacular new book with MENDO.

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.

How we translated the world of Casper Reinders into a book

Made by MENDO

This book is unlike any other. And although there are more publishers saying that, we promise you, there’s absolutely nothing like this. Casper Reinders greatest interiors are collected in our…

Uncovering Amsterdam

Contributor's favorites

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

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.

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.

Mikel’s favorite books

Meet MENDO

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

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.

Six soon to be released books you should know about

Coming soon and available for pre-order now

While this year has already given us some great titles, many new books are pending to be released at MENDO. We’ve selected some of our favorite new titles for this…

Can we cook from a Michelin Star book?

Unraveling the myth with Aan de Poel

Unraveling a myth with Aan de Poel: can amateur cooks like ourselves make a Michelin Star recipe? We prepared a Fäviken recipe and an Aan de Poel signature dish.

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.

MENDO x Homecoming Gallery

Opening May 11th

In collaboration with the Homecoming Gallery, Lisa Sorgini's "Behind the Glass" expo/book and Kojo Anim's overview expo will be exhibited at MENDO's flagship store at Nieuwe Doelenstraat 10, Amsterdam.

A message from MENDO’s Gunifort Uwambaga

Black Lives Matter

Gunifort Uwambaga, on overcoming racism, bigotry, and prejudice through books. Original statement written June 2020.

ARAB – An interview with author Parham Rahimzadeh

MENDO's Gunifort Uwambaga sat down with author Parham Rahimzadeh to discuss his debut book ARAB and the process he undertook to bring it to creation.