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Gay and proud

Books to celebrate Pride

Pride is a word we value very much at MENDO. It’s one of our eleven commandments, and it is a word that stands for much more than just what we…

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.

The second-best way to experience photography

Amsterdam Exhibitions

Even though we're blessed with a great summer in 2019, Amsterdam's museums prove that it pays to spend some days inside.

Enjoy the all-new De L’Europe at half-price

MENDO-exclusive offer

To celebrate the opening of our new store, MENDO and De L'Europe have an exclusive offer for a night at the hotel, with a many extras and upgrades. Until the…

Visual Inspiration #5: Not Safe For Instagram

The best images from books at MENDO

Many books at MENDO contain images that exceed the tantalization that is allowed by Instagram. Luckily the nudity filter on MENDO.nl is somewhat less rigorous. Enjoy this collection of visually…

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 Conservatorium Hotel uses MENDO’s B2B service for their guests, and themselves

Fully Booked

Whether it’s a grand hotel, a cozy office, or a premium goods store—with our B2B services we provide quality books for every company. In our series Fully Booked we visit…

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.

“For me, it’s all about the actual prints”

Scenius Gallery

MENDO chatted with Robbert Jongkind—the genius behind Scenius Gallery, a Dutch online gallery.

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…

Two LaChapelle books you want to get your hands on

An epic final chapter

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…

Engelse en Nederlandse boeken die je echt moet lezen

Gecureerd door Paulien Cornelisse

Als kenner van visueel inspirerende boeken laat MENDO haar literaire selectie graag over aan mensen die daar verstand van heeft. Deze keer geeft schrijfster, theatermaker en columnist Paulien Cornelisse ons…

Dana Lixenberg signing session is cancelled

Thursday's signing session with Dana Lixenberg is cancelled for the obvious reasons. However, you can purchase signed copies of Dana Lixenberg's books online.

And the 9 winners are..

Winners Sleeping In Style Amsterdam announced

Our Sleeping In Style competition has come to an end and we're delighted to announce the 9 fortunate winners.

Lauren Greenfield visited MENDO to sign Generation Wealth

Signed copies of highly anticipated book

Lauren Greenfield spent 25 years documenting wealth and now her highly anticipated book has been published: Generation Wealth.

MENDO’s webshop nominated for Site Of The Year

Winners announced in February in Berlin

After receiving a handful of awards in April 2017, MENDO's webshop is now in the running to become Site Of The Year at Awwwards.

Ghislain Pascal on our two latest titles

Interview

We catch up with editor of two new MENDO titles Ghislain Pascal, and talk to him about how he got into the photography sphere, the importance of photography for LGBT…

Easter egg hunt 2020: it’s a wrap

Thank you for joining

The Easter egg hunt has come to an end. Out of hundreds (!) of contestants, 41 were lucky to receive giftcards up to € 250. Will you join us again…

Adam Katz Sinding on Travel

Interview

As a fashion photographer, Adam Katz Sinding travels more than 300 days a year. In a conversation with MENDO’s Mikel, he explains why he travels, and what keeps him going.

Slim Aarons’ world of wealth, glittering jet-setters, and beauty

Photographer's profile

Wealth, glittering jet-setters, and beauty: welcome to the world of Slim Aarons (1916-2006), and his groundbreaking lifestyle photography.