Mon, 11/02/2013 - 12:28
In theory, “reasonableness” isn’t a word with much status in the law of copyright.
The owner of a copyright may dispose of his or her rights as he or she thinks fit. Thus, in our industry, an author could charge what he or she liked for use of copyright material. In practice, of course, the marketplace intervenes...
Mon, 08/10/2012 - 13:36
Art publisher Phaidon has been acquired from Richard Schlagman by the family of private equity billionaire Leon D Black for an undisclosed sum.
Black is chief executive of Apollo Global Management with a net worth of $3.5bn, according to Forbes.
A well-known art...
Fri, 05/08/2011 - 08:00
Quadrille is publishing the first book about the life of legendary textile designer Celia Birtwell, whose flowery prints adorned many a kaftan, blouse and maxi skirt in the 1960s and 1970s, and who earned more fans with recent Topshop collections.
The book, Celia Birtwell, written by Birtwell with freelance style journalist Dominic...
Thu, 14/10/2010 - 14:42
Phaidon has appointed David Davies, managing director at Bauer, as chief executive officer.
Davies, who launched Grazia magazine at Emap in 2005, will be joining the publisher on 29th November. He will be responsible for running all aspects of the business and will report to a board comprising publisher Richard Schlagman, chairman and...
Tue, 10/11/2009 - 05:48
Thames & Hudson's pretax profit has more than halved from just over £1.5m to £734,000 for the year ending 31st December 2008. This was mainly due to the closure of the publisher's UK warehouse, an exceptional item, which cost the publisher £814,000, the company said.
Managing director Jamie Camplin added...
Mon, 08/06/2009 - 08:37
"We are going through if not the biggest upheaval since Gutenburg, at least the biggest upheaval since the invention of the modern book trade in the 19th century."
Thames & Hudson m.d. Jamie Camplin knows the book industry—he has been at T&H for 40 of the illustrated publisher's 60 years—and is not prone to...
A leading illustrated publisher based in Central London is looking for a Production Controller to join their team on a 6 month contract.
Key responsibilities in this role will include: coordinating and negotiating costings, scheduling, quality control and general problems solving. Working across a wide range of titles...