Mark Batty Publisher

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Mark Batty Publisher
Mark Batty Publisher
Founded2003; 20 years ago (2003)
FounderMark Batty
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationBrooklyn, New York
DistributionRandom House Publisher Services (US)
Thames & Hudson (UK)
Publication typesBooks
Nonfiction topicsArt
ImprintsMark Batty Publisher Academic

Mark Batty Publisher is an American independent book-publishing company, specializing in illustrated books on the art of communication: photography, art and design, graffiti and urban art; pop culture, typography and other related topics.

History and operations[edit]

The company was founded in 2003 by Mark Batty, former President of Association Typographique Internationale (ATypI), former CEO of International Typeface Corporation (ITC) Fonts and former editor of ITC Font's Upper & Lower Case Magazine (U&lc).

It is based in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, New York, and publishes approximately three new titles a month, growing from 2005's twelve released titles in total, with a back title list of about 100.

Imprints and divisions[edit]

The company's sole imprint is Mark Batty Publisher Academic, with the purpose to produce niche titles about design and typography. The most recent title is the second in a series of Typography Monographs, called Size-specific adjustments to type designs which discusses how type designs vary depending on point size.


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