Leisure Arts is an American publisher and distributor of "how-to" and lifestyle publications, including crafts, needlework, decorating, and entertaining.
Established in 1971 in Libertyville, Illinois, Leisure Arts relocated to Little Rock, Arkansas in 1977. In 1992, the company was acquired by Time Warner and became a part of its Southern Progress division. The company was acquired by Liberty Media in May, 2007.
An in-house team of designers and editors develops titles each year. They also create publications with other publishers
, licensed partners , and manufacturers .
The company's products also include DVDs and webcasts produced with TriCoast Studios in California , designed for teaching and entertaining.
All production and pre-press preparation for publications are handled by an in-house graphics departments. Photography and webcast productions are created on-site.