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A book made to pause over

Interview with Ali Kirby, art director at DENHAM

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…

Daniel Arsham: Dislocating people in time

Interview

On Saturday 12 January Daniel Arsham visited MENDO to sign his new book. In anticipation of the book signing, MENDO talked with the multidisciplinary artist.

MENDO opens new store at Hotel De L’Europe

The new MENDO

The word is out: in March, MENDO will open a new store at Hotel De L’Europe in Amsterdam. Here’s how the design, created by our friends from Nicemakers, came to…

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.

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.

Honesty and Immediacy

An interview with Peter De Potter by Mikel van den Boogaard

Five years after his first monograph, Belgian artist Peter De Potter is releasing a follow up: The Vanity of Certain Flowers Part Two. Published by MENDO in an edition of…

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.

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.

“THE TEN” – An exclusive interview with Virgil Abloh

In light of his new book: Virgil Abloh. Nike. ICONS. MENDO's Gunifort Uwambaga had an exclusive interview with Virgil Abloh consisting of 10 questions aptly named “THE TEN”.

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…

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.

‘It’s unconventional and about more than just the food, it tells stories.’

Q&A

We're just days away from the release of Cuisine Carine by our good friend and chef extraordinaire Karin Gaasterland. The book was designed by MENDO and published by Carrera Culinair.…

Thank you for supporting MENDO

Why we do what we do

Even in these surreal times, we send newsletters and post messages on social media. Our own feelings on this are ambiguous. We've written a little note to explain why we…

Win a night in style in Amsterdam

Get a copy of Living in Style Amsterdam and win a stay at a hotel in Amsterdam

Get a copy of our new book Living in Style Amsterdam and have a chance to win a sleepover in one of the 9 finest hotels of Amsterdam.

David Bailey: Timeless Modernism

Photographer's Profile

In anticipation of the SUMO-sized limited edition retrospective, this Photographer's Profile is dedicated to one of the founding fathers of contemporary photography: David Bailey.

The silence before the silence

Quiet Amsterdam

The scenes below truly embody the times we're living in: normally-bustling places, abandoned and empty. But would you guess that all these pictures were taken in 2019, before the currently…

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.

Visual inspiration #11

At MENDO, we love to be inspired by everything visual. The images in this edition of visual inspiration were selected by Roy Rietstap, Co-founder of MENDO.

Amsterdam says: “Hi”

9 reasons we love our city

Just like the rest of the world, Amsterdam is going through it at the moment. So, here's a small reminder of 9 things we love about Amsterdam, captured in 9…

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.