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Six fashion titles that get you in vogue

What’s new, classic and coming soon in fashion books

We consider ourselves to be pretty fashionable at times. And most of that is due to our extensive browsing through the fashion books we have. Here are six titles you…

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…

Everything that is dear to me is on Vlieland. The nature, my friends, my camera.

Interview with David van Dartel

Photographer David van Dartel on his first book: This Time Tomorrow

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…

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.

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.

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…

How the show began

Interview

To celebrate our upcoming book with The Avocado Show, MENDO had a lunch date with its founder Ron Simpson to “peel” the success of the Avocado Show.

Slim Aarons’ world of wealth, glittering jet-setters, and beauty

Photographer's profile

Wealth, glittering jet-setters, and beauty: welcome to the world of Slim Aarons (1916-2006), and his groundbreaking lifestyle photography.

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.

Visual inspiration #9

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

Sevdaliza: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert at MENDO

NPR Music

MENDO is the proud host of Sevdaliza: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert by NPR Music. Watch Sevdaliza perform 'Human', and more recorded at MENDO for Tiny Desk.

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…

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…

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…

Daniël’s favorite books

Meet MENDO

People often ask us what our personal favorite books are. This is the list of Daniël Ferwerda, our 11 Berenstraat flagship store book specialist.

IDEA London teams up with MENDO

MENDO is proud to be IDEA's preferred shop for EU customer for new publications. UPDATE: Nadia Lee Cohen: Women & Dave Swindells: Ibiza '89 SOLD OUT.

How Dior defined the new look of 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…

Visual Inspiration #4: Black and White Portraits

The books at MENDO offer a treasure trove of visually inspiring images. MENDO dives into the imagery regularly to dig up a selection of the best images. In this edition:…

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…