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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.

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…

40 years of Dutch Master photographer Erwin Olaf

Photographer's profile

This year, the unique and recognizable photography of Erwin Olaf (1959) is celebrated like never before. With Olaf presenting a new book and big overview exhibitions, it’s time to focus…

The vivid, theatrical stories of Alex Prager

Photographer's profile

The hyperreal, luminous and compelling work of photographer Alex Prager never seizes to amaze us. According to some guys at MENDO, she even made one of the best book of…

Erwin Olaf in conversation with Erik van Ginkel

Interview

Galerie Ron Mandos, MENDO and Studio Erwin Olaf present Erwin Olaf, April Fool 2020. In August Erik van Ginkel, Managing Director of Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, sat together with Erwin Olaf and…

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.

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.

Denisse Ariana Pérez exhibition at MENDO

Expo at MENDO

MENDO and The Homecoming Gallery present the solo show 'Encounters' by photographer Denisse Ariana Pérez at our flagship store in Amsterdam.

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.

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…

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…

Shelf Sessions: Abderrahmane Trabsini

Daily Paper

In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of MENDO’s friends. In this episode: Abderrahmane Trabsini, Co-Founder & Creative Director of Daily Paper.

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…

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.

An interview with photographer Bastiaan Woudt

MENDO sat down with photographer Bastiaan Woudt to discuss his new book Rhythm, his practice and what he finds inspiring.

Shelf Sessions: Jason Denham

DENHAM

In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of MENDO’s friends. In this episode: Jason Denham, Creative Director and Founder at DENHAM.

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…

Pre-order L’HOMO. Le Book and win a night at Hotel De L’Europe

Pre-order a copy of L'HOMO. Le Book and you're in the race of winning a free night at Hotel De L'Europe in Amsterdam. UPDATE: Winner's have been announced.

MENDO Live Sessions @ De L’Europe

Every Thursday at 2PM, MENDO's Roy and Gunifort will be coming to you live on Instagram from our new store at De L'Europe Amsterdam with an insider's take on the…

Shelf Sessions: Iebele van der Meulen

Interview

MENDO, Kosmos and Iebele van der Meulen are publishing L'HOMO. Le Book. In 2020, MENDO’s Roy chats with Iebele van der Meulen, editor-in-chief of L’HOMO and LINDA.loves, cover specialist (he's…