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Work in progress: the Pontsteiger book

A first glimpse at a new book project with local significance

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.

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.

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…

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.

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.

A-list of Amsterdam hotspots, and many are struggling to survive

Interview

This month, MENDO and gloobles launch a rather delightful city guide, packed with hotspots, most of which you currently cannot visit. We had a chat with gloobles' founder Stephanie van…

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…

The romantic vision of photographer Jean Pierrot

Interview

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.

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.

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…

Uncovering Amsterdam

Contributor's favorites

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

What the f*ck is street style, according to Virgil Abloh?

Virgil Abloh, Adam Katz Sinding and MENDO on the current state of fashion

In February, MENDO published Adam Katz Sinding’s first monograph This is Not a F*cking Street Style Book. The foreword is a result of an intense conversation between MENDO's editor Mikel…

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.

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.

Five +1 times Chanel in books

Must-have books

The five best Chanel books of this moment (plus a little bonus).

MENDO eCommerce Site Of The Year!

An award-winning webshop

We try to stay humble at all times, but with news of this magnitude we simply can’t: MENDO.nl is eCommerce Site Of The Year at Awwwards. And that's massive!

Emile’s favorite books

Meet MENDO

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.

Six Sportret stories worth sharing

Favorite anecdotes from SPORTRET

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

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…

We’ve got 1947 Ferrari’s for sale

Two new limited Ferrari books soon available at MENDO

With Taschen’s new €5000 Collector’s Edition and €25.000 Art Edition Ferrari Book, your chance of obtaining the ultimate Italian sports car is closer than ever. (Kind of.) A must-have for…