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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…

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.

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

Shelf Sessions: Pieter Henket

Photographer

In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of MENDO’s friends. In this episode: Pieter Henket, a Dutch photographer in NYC. Check some of the books we spied on…

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…

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.

Where he found himself – photography legend Joel Meyerowitz

Why you should know about one of the best American street photographers

With his 80 years of age, one could call Joel Meyerowitz a true veteran. Hence, it’s quite surprising that it took so long before Meyerowitz made a retrospective of his…

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,…

MENDO.nl wins prestigious Site Of The Month at Awwwards

First eCommerce platform ever to win SOTM

MENDO.nl has won the prestigious Site Of The Month at Awwwards. And that is A Big Thing.

Baby it’s cold outside

Winter-themed books

Brace yourselves… It’s getting colder, which means more time to crawl up with your favorite books. We’ve selected some of our favorite winter-themed titles for you. Books that will definitely…

Jack Davison: Understanding Photography

Photographer's Profile

Jack Davison spends most his time experimenting with photography, which results in a body of work that consists of captivating images. For this Photographer’s Profile, MENDO chats with Davison about…

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.

David Bailey: Timeless Modernism

Photographer's Profile

In anticipation of the SUMO-sized limited edition retrospective, this Photographer's Profile is dedicated to one of the founding fathers of contemporary photography: David Bailey.

Good things come to those who (can’t) wait

New titles to pre-order

As we’re slowly progressing towards Fall, new exciting titles are already available for pre order at MENDO. From nature to fashion, and from street photography to food. Good things come…

What the f*ck is street style, according to Virgil Abloh?

Virgil Abloh, Adam Katz Sinding and MENDO on the current state of fashion

In February, MENDO published Adam Katz Sinding’s first monograph This is Not a F*cking Street Style Book. The foreword is a result of an intense conversation between MENDO's editor Mikel…