Book design and typesetting is currently the majority of our work. Projects range from mass-market mono paperbacks to high-end self published cookery books, working with large publishing houses to restaurants. A complete package can be offered of cover and internal design and any marketing design.

Ning’s Malaysian Food

April 17th, 2010
  • Self published book designed for a Manchester based restaurant. The style of the Ning restaurant brand needed to be worked into the book design, this happened mostly with colour and consistent use of type throughout the book.

    Malaysian Food is Ning's first cook book
    Book design Brief
    Authentic, personal, individual, ‘Ning’, stylish but not …

James Martin, my kitchen

April 17th, 2010
  • Internal book design and book setting for HarperCollinsPublishers. The concept design for this book was done by Allies Design, but lacked consistency. The design was finished and set by …

HarperCollins Biographies

April 17th, 2010
  • At HarperCollins Publishers, Colin Hall designed many biographies and autobiographies, most of which involve mono text pages and 4 colour plate sections….

Best of British Comedy Series

April 17th, 2010
  • A series of books containing scripts and stills from the British TV comedy series. Internal design by Colin Hall whilst working for HarperCollins Publishers. Cover Design by HarperCollins Publishers….

The Uxbridge English Dictionary

April 17th, 2010
  • A humour book based on the BBC Radio 4 show ‘Sorry I haven’t a clue’, designed by Colin Hall whilst working at HarperCollins Publishers. Cover Designed by HarperCollins cover …