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Jimmy Nelson: “I’d like people to participate in what I feel and see”

Interview

Renowned photographer Jimmy Nelson will sign the long-awaited sequel to Before They Pass Away at our Berenstraat flagship store, from 14:00-16:00 on Sunday 23 September. MENDO chats with Jimmy about…

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…

Introducing Pie Aerts

Because people matter

Pie Aerts is one of the world’s most promising documentary photographers and he’s working on a spectacular new book with MENDO.

A conversation with Marlene Taschen

Interview

On a drooly Thursday morning, MENDO's Mikel van den Boogaard had a very fun conversation about our industry with Marlene Taschen, Managing Director at (- and daughter of Benedikt) Taschen.

Fashion in Amsterdam is… MOAM

Some favorite contributions

For our newest book MOAM and MENDO asked 100 Dutch creatives to show and tell us what fashion in Amsterdam is.

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…

Who the f*ck is Adam Katz Sinding?

A WhatsApp conversation with the photographer of This Is Not A F*cking Street Style Book

"I wasn't born with much of a filter. So when I see bullshit, I call "bullshit". A WhatsApp conversation with the photographer of This Is Not A F*cking Street Style…

What’s crazy about Martin Garrix’s life

Interview

In light of the release of LIFE = CRAZY, we talked with the protagonist himself: Martin Garrix.

Where runway meets the street, according to Highsnobiety

Interview with Jian DeLeon

Highsnobiety is an online publication that covers trends and news in fashion, art, music, and culture. It recently launched its first book. MENDO talked with Highsnobiety’s Editorial Director Jian DeLeon.

Louis Vuitton: from artisanal trunks to blurring fashion lines

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…

A conversation with Hendrik teNeues

MENDO sat down for a conversation with teNeues’ owner and publisher

His grandfather founded the teNeues printing company in Krefeld in 1931. Now Hendrik teNeues runs one of the leading publishing houses for illustrated books. MENDO sat down with Mr. teNeues,…

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…

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.

Wanted: store manager

MENDO staff wanted

MENDO is looking for a store manager with an eye for detail & beauty and a passion for books.

Shelf Sessions: Emilia Terragni

Phaidon Press

In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of MENDO’s friends. In this episode Mikel van den Boogaard travels to Lake Como, Italy to meet Emilia Terragni; Publisher at…

Emile’s favorite books

Meet MENDO

People often ask us what our personal favorite books are. This is the list of Emile Almekinders, who is managing our 11 Berenstraat flagship store.

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…

Getting naked with Iman Whitfield

Iman Whitfield on the curation of #SENDNUDES

Our newest book is in print! #SENDNUDES showcases stunning images from the world’s biggest talents in nude photography, curated from a female point of view by Iman Whitfield. We sat…

Surf’s Up!

Surfing is actually done offline

Shaka brah! Every summer eventually comes to an end, even this one. But to extend the summer vibes a little further, here’s a selection of our best surfing titles.