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Photographer Pie Aerts on capturing beauty

Interview

After introducing Pie Aerts, it’s time for a chat about his first book ‘Tales From The Roads Less Traveled’, which is designed by MENDO (expected July 2019), the visual stories…

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…

The world behind the world of Apartamento

Interview

Apartamento "the world's hippest magazine", celebrated their ten year anniversary with a book; The World of Apartamento. In honor of this release, MENDO had a Q&A with co-founder and designer…

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.

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.

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.

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…

See Ferry van der Nat’s ‘Originals’

Exhibition at The Ravestijn Gallery Amsterdam

From the 17th of February till the 1st of April, the Ravestijn Gallery will exhibit ‘Originals’, the work of Ferry van der Nat. At Ravestijn, Van der Nat's sensual polaroids…

Food, Photography, Flora and Funky Fumes

Books for a green thumb

Summer has officially started, which means we’re moving outside, defying our hay fever, and putting our gloves on. For green inspiration, motivation, relaxation or sensation, we’ve selected four green books…

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.

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.

Meet the maker: Ed van der Elsken

Arguably the most notorious Dutch photographer ever

With an expo in Amsterdam, his name is on the tip of everyone’s tongue again.

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…

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…

ZENOLOGY’s path to creating MENDO ‘Libri’

Interview with ZENOLOGY Founder Jeroen Oude Sogtoen and In-House Perfumer Fredrik Dalman

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: Iebele van der Meulen

Interview

In our series Shelf Sessions, we climb the shelves of MENDO’s friends. In this episode, MENDO’s Roy chats with Iebele van der Meulen, editor-in-chief of L’HOMO and LINDA.loves, cover specialist…

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.

“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.

Inez & Vinoodh: a wild, fantastic collaboration

Photographer's Profile

Our friends from Amsterdam’s Ravestijn Gallery have the honour to host Inez & Vinoodh’s 'I SEE YOU IN EVERYTHING' exhibition. In this Photographer’s Profile, we focus on the two Dutch…

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…