Essential Works


Book creation

Essential Works

Essential Works is a London based company with an international reach. For fifteen years we have created illustrated best-selling books for major publishers in the UK and US, among them Harper Collins, Penguin, Rizzoli, Cassell, Reader’s Digest, Octopus and Sterling. We have also created lavish, unique books for non-publishing clients such as Pepsi, Eton College and ARM Ltd.

We are available to create books from idea through every aspect of production to finished copies.

We provide editorial, design and online resources using a wealth of editorial and design talents and drawing on two decades of publishing experience. We have created books from briefs that are as vague as an idea, and as definite as a flat-planned manuscript. We provide all and any editorial, design, online sales and marketing services.

Through Rocket 88 Books we have developed a unique publishing imprint and published books with and by a range of internationally renowned artists and writers.