Quayside (pronounced key•side) Publishing Group represents a dynamic group of imprints dedicated to providing quality print- and E-Books to its readers. Formed in 2004 upon Rockport Publishers’ acquisition of Creative Publishing international, the Quayside Publishing Group now encompasses Cool Springs Press, Creative Publishing international, Fair Winds Press, Motorbooks, MVP Books, Quarry Books, Quayside Distribution Services, Quiver, Rockport Publishers, Voyageur Press, Zenith Press and Walter Foster Publishing.
For more than 85 years, Walter Foster Publishing has been providing art instructional books and activity kits to artists of all ages and abilities.
Rockport Publishers was founded in 1984, and soon established itself as an esteemed publisher of high quality graphic design and craft books. Rockport’s illustrated source books for professional designers and artisans present the best design work from around the world.
In 2001 Rockport Publishers launched Fair Winds Press to publish quality illustrated trade paperbacks by top authorities in the fields of nutrition, general health, parenting, fitness as well as history, Freemasonry and true crime. Packed with content and how-to photography, each book offers an illustrated alternative in competitive subject areas with depth of resources not found in other books or on the internet.
Quarry Books, launched in 2004, provides practical reference for enthusiasts in many categories including crafts, food, pet care, and hobbies.
The Quayside Publishing Group is led by Ken Fund , President and CEO and is a subsidiary of the London-based Quarto Group, Inc.