Qompendium is an evolving and ever-changing platform for philosophy, art, culture and science, represented by a series of print publications: magazines, books and monographs. Furthermore, it is enriched by a gallery concept, a work shop and a fast-moving online portal.
Tenue de Nîmes, a store with denim as its core concept in Amsterdam, represents carefully selected items from Sweden, Japan, Denmark and the Netherlands and not only denim the store manager is passionate about. Several other unique items and brands such as vintage watches, eye frames to photography and design are also showcased. Founder Menno van Meurs is consequent about his store concept and its spirit. His latest "Journal de Nîmes Nº5" is an all "British issue" with diverse finds to fill 100 pages of a tabloid. In this fifth release you can find an interview with Nigel Cabourn at his Newcastle residence, a photo editorial about the Grenson factory and a very personal denim interview with Miles Johnson, head designer of the inspiring Levi's XX department.
The newspaper is designed with love to illustrational details and typography by creative director Joachim Baan, the founder of Another Company. This tabloid should be an inspiration and an example for any concept store to follow meticulously.
Brands showcased at the store: Acne, Atelier Ladurance, Camilla Norrback, Denim Demon, Diptique, Ellen Truijen, The Flat Head, G-Star Raw, The Hill-side, iJiN Material, Iron Heart, Lee Originals, Levi’s Vintage, Libertine Libertine, Mads Nörgaard, Moma, Momotaro, Naked & Famous, Nigel Cabourn, Nike, Nudie, Red Wing, Royal Republiq, Second Female, Sperry, Velour, Whyszeck, Yarn Unit and Qompendium Print Publication.