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Why we don’t sell magazines

Their books are better

"Sorry, we don’t sell magazines." Or do we? Here’s a list of our best books on and by magazines.

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…

Visual inspiration #3: Illustration

The best images from books at MENDO

Visual Inspiration #3 is all about the use of Illustrations in books.

2018 from cover to cover

A year in review

2018 draws to a close, and what a year it has been. We made 12 books, used 31 km of wrapping paper, and sent Adam Katz Sinding to sign his…

This Saturday: Daniel Arsham book signing at MENDO

2.30 - 3.30 PM

Saturday 12 January 2019: book signing session with Daniel Arsham. 2.30 - 3.30 PM at MENDO, Berenstraat 11 Amsterdam.

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.

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…

If even the best Nose says so…

A conversation with Nicolas Cloutier, president and co-founder of Nose Paris

‘Doing a collaboration like this means 1+1 = 3', says Nicolas Cloutier, president and co-founder of Nose in Paris in a conversation about the MENDO / ZENOLOGY room perfume 'Libri'.

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.

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…