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All MENDO-made books

Made and published by us

We don't just sell books... we make them too, which you can see in the showcase of our 33 MENDO-made books. Here’s the story of how our MENDO publishing house…

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.

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…

“I love it when people tell me I can’t do something”

Interview with MOAM's Martijn Nekoui

As the biggest platform in the Netherlands for talent in fashion and beyond, MOAM has exceeded many expectations and limitations. Now that we’re making a book with them, it’s time…

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.

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 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…

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: Emilia van Lynden

Unseen Amsterdam

In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of MENDO’s friends. In this episode: Emilia van Lynden, (ex) Artistic Director of Unseen Amsterdam.

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.

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.

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.

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…

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:…

A brief history of culinary books

For home chefs

With all the visually appealing cookbooks that find their way into our store, we dive into the history and future of these culinary publications.

Fresh deliveries for the summer

New books

Summer is finally upon us and that usually means fresh new titles here at MENDO. Here’s a selection of some of our favorite new books that just arrived.

ØLÅF x MENDO: a collaboration between friends

Interview with ØLÅF's brand director and co-owner Daniël Sumarna

MENDO and ØLÅF have been friends & neighbours for years. The launch of Adam Katz Sinding's This Is Not A F*cking Street Style Book lead to a collaboration. We talked…

Strategic partnership between MENDO and teNeues

Four titles confirmed for first half of 2018

We're pleased to announce that as of 2018 MENDO and teNeues, a house-hold name in the international publishing world, will be publishing books together.

Shelf Sessions: Elisa Medde

Foam Magazine

In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of MENDO’s friends. In this episode: Elisa Medde, Managing Editor at Foam Magazine.

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.