The leading global illustrated book publisher

Quarto creates a wide variety of books and intellectual property products, with a mission to inspire life's experiences. Produced in many formats for adults, children and the whole family, our products are visually appealing, information rich and stimulating.

The Group encompasses a diverse portfolio of imprints and businesses that are creatively independent and expert in developing long-lasting content across specific niches of interest.

Quarto sells its products globally in over 50 countries and 40 languages, through a variety of sales channels, partnerships, and routes to market.

Quarto employs c.330 talented people in the US, UK, Hong Kong and Australia. The Group was founded in London in 1976. It is domiciled in the US and listed on the London Stock Exchange.

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Board of Directors


The Quarto Group is publicly listed on the London Stock Exchange. Our Board of Directors oversees the activities of our company.

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What we do

In 1976, the four founders of Quarto were the first publishers to make the economics of illustrated books work.

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