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Who will recognize a great book better than a bookstore? A bookstore run by graphic designers. Here’s why: at MENDO we get market feedback seven days a week, we are blessed to be surrounded by a bunch of talented, inspiring people – photographers, writers and publishers – and after being a bookstore for more than 15 years, we can easily say we know what book aficionados are looking for. Don’t you agree that initiating, creating and realizing jaw-dropping books now, only comes natural?
A MENDO publication is a well-designed book with visually stunning creative content, browsed by people to be amazed and inspired. The subject-matter is one of our pre-defined curated categories, fashion, photography, interior, sport, lifestyle, food and traveling. In general, a MENDO book is a piece of furniture in itself.
Featuring two of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the ruins of the Mausoleum of Maussollos and the Temple of Artemis, this stretch of coast is a destination apart, so much so that Mark Antony was said to have chosen it as the most spectacular wedding gift for Cleopatra.
Through the lens of Oliver Pilcher, this blue voyage beckons readers with wanderlust to set sail and enjoy the dazzling sapphire shades of the coast’s dreamy yacht life. Anecdotes from lovers of the region include Mica Ertegun, Tommy Hilfiger, Chiara Ferragni, and Mert Alas, who spent summers boating on these storied waters.
Nevbahar Koç was born and raised on the Bosphorus, Istanbul. She lived in Los Angeles for many years and graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a degree in fine arts. It was the love for her magical city that inspired her first book with Assouline, Bosphorus Private. Now in her second collaboration, once again she shares her passion for her country as well as for art, design, and photography through a journey along the Turkish Coast.
Irem Kınay has collaborated on several books with Assouline, including The Grand Bazaar Istanbul, The Light of Istanbul, Sultans, Ottoman Chic and Bosphorus Private. Her passions for the arts and for books inspired her to launch the first Assouline boutique in Istanbul, which has become a celebrated destination for a wide range of titles as well as for specially selected accessories for sophisticated libraries.