The company produces highly illustrated books, particularly cookery books such as Gordon Ramsay’s World Kitchen and Antonio Carluccio’s Simple Cooking. Other glossy tomes cover art, design and fashion and photography. Cath Kidston, Jerry Hall and Laurence Llewelyn Bowen have all been published by the London firm, which was set up in 1994 and is jointly owned by the management team, led by Alison Cathie, and a group of private investors. Overseas sales, particularly to America, make up nearly half of turnover and have grown 45% a year, from £2.6m in 2006 to £5.4m in 2008.
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