About Us


Fox Chapel Publishers International Ltd., an independent UK-based company, was inaugurated in 2017. We manage the sales, distribution, marketing, rights and co-editions for Fox Chapel Publishing Inc. in the UK and worldwide, excluding North America.

Fox Chapel Publishing Inc., based in Pennsylvania, USA, is one of the world’s leading publishers of books on art and colouring, jewellery making, scrapbooking, sewing, woodworking, do-it-yourself, boating, home farming, wine & beer-making and much more. Fox Chapel enjoys working with talented craftspeople to make their designs and techniques available for everyone who shares the love of creating things by hand.

Fox Chapel makes every effort to use environmentally friendly paper for printing. All printers that supply Fox Chapel have signed an agreement to ensure that the wood materials they use are legally sourced, harvested and exported from their country of origin.

Fox Chapel publishes under several imprints, as follows:


Fox Chapel Imprints

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Fox Chapel Publishing Inc is one of the world’s leading resources for woodworking and wood carving enthusiasts, with its wide range of practical and inspiring books written by experts. Recent bestsellers include The Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Whittling Book, The Little Book of Whittling and Learn to Burn. The Fox Chapel imprint has also had great success with its pattern books, cookery books and activity books for children.

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Design Originals has been publishing craft books to inspire and develop creativity for over 25 years. They offer a large variety of books for artists and crafters of all ages, and their wonderful range of inspirational colouring and Zentangle books is hugely successful. Many Design Originals authors and artists have world-wide reputations, including Suzanne McNeill, Thaneeya McArdle, Ben Kwok and Angelea Van Dam.

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Fox Chapel’s imprint Creative Homeowner publishes practical books on gardening, landscaping, outdoor hobbies and home improvement, covering everything from designing a small garden through to creating a pond. The Home Gardener’s Specialist Guides series gives expert advice on subjects such as wildlife gardening, propagation and pruning, while other titles offer step-by-step instructions for making decking, patios and outside kitchens.

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The imprint IMM Lifestyle Books, wholly owned by Fox Chapel, offers over eight hundred titles with a well-deserved reputation for quality in both design and content. The books are aimed at people who are passionate about gardening or cookery, enjoy arts and crafts, or love travel and exploring. Bestsellers include Cool Caravanning, London’s Best Pubs, The Book of Bags and Alan Dunn’s Ultimate Collection of Women’s London.

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CompanionHouse Books Books was acquired by Fox Chapel Publishers International Ltd. in 2017. This imprint publishes hundreds of superb titles in categories ranging from dog, horse, reptile and pet care to home gardening, transportation, rural life and sustainable living. On offer are books on dog breeds and training, horsemanship, motorcycling, cookery, small-scale farming and much more. All the books are beautifully illustrated with full colour photographs.

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Fox Chapel Publishing International also handles the sales and distribution in the UK and export markets of Landauer Publishing titles, under an agreement between Landauer and Fox Chapel Publishers Inc. Landauer is an award-winning publisher of inspirational and practical quilting, embroidery, sewing and craft books with many leading authors on its list, including Kaffe Fassett, Lynette Jensen and Carolyn Forster.

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Old Pond Publishing was acquired by Fox Chapel Publishers International Ltd. in September 2018. Old Pond is a leading specialist UK publisher of agriculture and machinery books and DVDs, ranging from titles about tractor and truck brands and beekeeping, to humorous books such as the best-selling Hens, Hooves, Woollies and Wellies: The Diary of a Farmer’s Wife.