Product: Custom publishing

The CruiseDeals mini Rough Guide to Cruise Ports of Call


The client’s need

CruiseDeals, a booking agent for a number of major international cruise lines, wanted an attractive, bespoke product to offer as a gift-with-purchase. It should inform customers about some of the places they are likely to visit on … Read more ›

The CruiseDeals mini Rough Guide to Cruise Ports of Call \ Product

Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism


The client’s need

The client required a small book that could fulfil twin objectives: to inspire the public to choose Turkey as their next holiday destination; and to act as a information resource for UK travel agents selling holidays into … Read more ›



The client’s need:

For their centennial anniversary, Sun-Maid wanted a lavish, full-color coffee table book to celebrate their long history and showcase some of their best recipes.

The DK solution:

Working with Sun-Maid’s photography assets and communications team, DK created … Read more ›

Sun-Maid \ Client
Full-colour coffee table book \ Product

Society of Petroleum Engineers


The client’s need:

As part of their “Energy4me” initiative, the Society of Petroleum Engineers wanted a book that would be used as an educational tool for students to learn about oil as a natural resource—how it is produced, what its … Read more ›

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment


The client’s need

Large retailer Best Buy wanted a unique incentive to offer as a gift-with-purchase for pre-ordering the Season 6 series of Lost on DVD. They needed something exclusive with high consumer value that would fit within specific packaging … Read more ›

Walt Disney \ Client
Custom Lost Artifacts book \ Product

Universal Studios Home Entertainment


The client’s need

Universal Studios wanted an exclusive giveaway for the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con to promote the DVD of their new series Caprica. This license tie-in needed to include custom material fans would love and fit within specific … Read more ›

Warner Interactive


The client’s need

Kmart wanted to offer a value-added premium with the purchase of Warner Interactive’s Lego Harry Potter video game for five to seven-year-olds. The product needed to serve as a unique add-on for the pack and fit within … Read more ›

Mini edition of Lego Harry Potter: Building the Magical World \ Product

Tommy Bahama Group, Inc


The client’s need:

Tommy Bahama, a premier high-end retailer, desired a book to showcase their food and drink recipes and to illustrate the luxurious lifestyle that their clothing and product line represents. The client wanted to sell their books through … Read more ›

Bespoke Tommy Bahama book \ Product

Nestlé Purina® Senior Dog Special Edition

Buch Senior

The client’s need

Nestlé Purina wanted to run a promotion for their Senior dog food ProPlan Senior 7+, together with one of their retail partners by adding a book to the product packaging.

The DK solution

Dorling Kindersley Verlag produced … Read more ›

“Wenn Hunde älter werden” / “Senior Dog" \ Product

The Weekly Times

Weekly Times

The client’s need

The Weekly Times, Australia’s largest rural newspaper, were looking to increase readership levels each year by driving their annual subscription uptake. They were looking for a book that would appeal to a broad range of readers living … Read more ›

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