Black Dog Publishing
Black Dog Publishing is a London publishing house specialising in illustrated books about contemporary culture. Starting from a base in art and architecture, Black Dog has embraced subjects as varied as design, fashion, music and environmental concerns.
Booktailor was the first publisher to offer customised travel guides via the Internet. On the Booktailor website, customers could select their destination, then chose the content of their personal guide from a wide reaching database of information. From their selection, the company produced a ringbound book.
Thomas Manss & Company created the booktailor mark and the format and layout for the travel guides, taking into account the constraints of a database generated publication.
Cartamano Press is a private press publishing limited edition books. With editions in Italian, English and German, Cartamano is celebrating the culture of fine papers and their discerning use.
Circle Press was founded by Ron King in 1967. For over thirty years, the Press has had an influence on other artists working with books. The name Circle Press was chosen to suggest a group of like-minded people working within a shared, supportive framework, a circle which over the period of time has enlarged to include over 100 artists and poets.
The press which was originally based in Guildford, moved to London in 1988 and has always been managed by the artists themselves from production to sales and distribution. Its work is represented in most major library, graphic art and fine art museum collections across the world.
Companhia das Letras
Established in 1986, Companhia das Letras has published nearly 3,000 titles written by 1,300 authors and is considered one of the largest and most important publishing houses in Brazil.
Literature and human sciences have long been Companhia das Letras' two major editorial lines. In addition, the company publishes titles for children and young people, paperbacks, comics, paradidactic books and has a co-publishing agreement with Penguin Books for Portuguese edition of the Penguin Classics.
Die Gestalten Verlag
Founded in Berlin in 1995, Gestalten is best known for our more than 400 books that document and anticipate vital movements in design, illustration, architecture, and typography as well as urban and contemporary art.
Gestalten publications are sold in almost 100 countries through bookstores and museum shops as well as specialty and concept stores. With approximately 30 staff members, the company has offices in Berlin, London, New York, and Tokyo.
Ivory Press is the publisher of limited edition books containing original works of art by modern and contemporary artists.
Each Ivory Press title is the product of a unique creative exchange between the artist and the publisher. This partnership is complemented by the contribution of writers whose literary standing or close connection with the artist adds a further dimension to the books, increasing their collectability.
The cultural roots of Kulturverlag Polzer were established in 1946 when the Polzer family founded the ‘Ticket Office Polzer’. Over more than fifty years the firm grew to become the largest vendor of theatre tickets in Western Austria.
Today, Kulturverlag Polzer publishes ‘Salon’, the magazine for the Salzburg Festival, the regional culture magazine ‘Highlights’ and series of selected book titles ranging from Leopold Mozart's ‘The Art of the Violin’ to Daniell Porsche's lyrics.
Laurence King Publishing
Laurence King Publishing grew out of the book packaging company, Calmann and King, which was started in 1976. The company publishes books right across the creative arts – on art, architecture, design, graphic design, fashion, film, photography, and craft.
Merrell is an independent publisher, with offices in London and New York and worldwide sales and distribution. They specialise in publishing high-quality illustrated books on all aspects of visual culture, including art, design, architecture and photography.
Penguin Books is a British publisher founded in 1935 by Allen Lane. Lane's idea was to provide quality writing cheaply, for the same price as a pack of cigarettes. He also wanted them to be sold not only in bookshops but in train stations, general stores and corner shops. Its most emblematic products are its paperbacks. The first Penguin paperbacks were published in 1935, but at first only as an imprint of Bodley Head with the books originally distributed from a church crypt.
Phaidon Press is an international publisher of books on the visual arts with offices in New York, London, Paris and Berlin, and distributors worldwide.
Phaidon has a long and distinguished history as an art book publisher. The company was founded in Vienna in 1923 by Dr. Bela Horowiz and Ludwig Goldscheider and named after "Phaedo", Socrates' pupil who spoke on the immortality of the soul. Their key objective was to deliver quality books at affordable prices.
Today, Phaidon books are recognised worldwide for the highest quality of content, design, and production. They cover everything from art, architecture, photography, design, performing arts, decorative arts, contemporary culture, fashion, and film.
With its list of titles in English and German, Prestel Publishing is one of the world's leading publishers in the fields of art, architecture, photography, design, cultural history, and ethnography. The company, founded in 1924, has its headquarters in Munich, offices in New York and London, and an international sales network.
"Today, Taschen has seven offices, 150 employees worldwide and produces the most exquisite books on the planet." Wallpaper*, London.
Thames & Hudson
Thames & Hudson publishes approximately 180 new titles each year and has a current backlist of over 2000 titles. The company specialises in the arts (fine, applied, decorative, performing), archaeology and history, architecture, design, photography and travel, but also publishes in a variety of other areas, especially those of cultural interest.
Thames & Hudson was founded in 1949 by Walter and Eva Neurath. Their passion and mission for Thames & Hudson was that its books should reveal the world of art to the general public, to create a 'museum without walls' for a broad, non-specialist reading public.
To capture the essence of this international concept, the name for the company linked the rivers flowing through London and New York (although Walter later admitted he could have chosen at least six other rivers for the name!).
Wissen Media is an internationally renowned media publisher with a clear focus on knowledge distribution. All the company process, structures and distribution channels are geared towards presenting knowledge in the best possible light.
Wissen Media's history is at the same time an important chapter of the history of German lexicography. Through careful synthesis of innovation and continuity Wissen Media has not only adapted to the changing world of lexicography, but has been one of the driving forces of these changes by presenting profound knowledge in exemplary quality.