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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 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…

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…

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…

Challenging your professional life

Interview

In March, MENDO and Rebel launched a book called Challenge Your Professional Life—a book that is more relevant now than ever. We talked with Rebels Lenny van Klink and Wout…

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.

Picturing the Streets of New York

Meet the photographers of 'Streets Of New York'

‘Streets of New York’, editor Joost Bastmeijer introduces five of the book’s contributing photographers.

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…

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.

MENDO Bookstand wins European Product Design Award

The MENDO bookstand is now officially amazing, as she's the winner of a European Product Design Award. Become the proud owner of our award winner.

#SENDNUDES–An uncensored celebration

Location: Extreme Wow Suite of W Hotel Amsterdam

On Monday night, our latest publication #SENDNUDES got the celebration it deserved: a playful and sexy evening in the Extreme Wow Suite at W Hotel Amsterdam.

A new chapter: MENDO at De L’Europe Amsterdam

New MENDO store

Mid-March 2020, MENDO will open a store at De L'Europe Amsterdam in the Nieuwe Doelenstraat, offering a whole new design, with a familiar vibe. 

How Chanel became a lasting name in fashion

Inside fashion houses

With the greatest names in fashion all under one roof, you could consider MENDO the house of all houses. In every episode we highlight one of the biggest names in…

MENDO pops up at Conservatorium hotel

Friday 8 September - Sunday 10 September, 11 am - 8 pm

From Friday 8 September to Sunday 10 September, MENDO pops up at Conservatorium hotel in Amsterdam, with a carefully curated selection of books. We can be found in the Lobby…

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 #6

Selected by MENDO's Emile Almekinders

At MENDO, we love to be inspired by everything visual. This time, MENDO's Emile Almekinders selected 10 inspiring images from 10 inspiring books.

MENDO and Union present Frame/Work

New book

The first MENDO publication of 2019 is a fact: Frame/Work, created in collaboration with Union, is a book that inspires every young metropolitan citizen.

Jermain’s favorite books

Meet MENDO

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

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…

Five +1 times Chanel in books

Must-have books

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