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Fox Chapel Publishing Acquires Landauer Publishing

fox chapel.jpegFox Chapel Publishing, a high-quality craft book publisher, acquired Landauer Publishing, an independent quilt-publishing company.

Landauer Publishing was founded by Jeramy Lanigan Landauer in 1991. The company has over 100 quilt and needle titles in circulation, and Landauer has served in a variety of executive positions to get her where she is today, including Funk & Wagnalls, Times Mirror Magazines, and Meredith Corporation.

The collection of authors under the Landauer name include Lynette Jensen who wrote the Thimbleberries® line and Edyita Star who is known for her quilts of both color and beauty. Quilt lovers will already be familiar with the quilt makers known as Sew Kind of Wonderful and their chart-topping book Mini Wonderful Curves. Landauer is not only a trusted brand within the quilting industry but they are also known for their books targeting beginning crafters.

Fox Chapel Publishing will maintain the Landauer website, blog, marketing, and sales initiatives. Some of the veteran members of the Landauer team will remain in their roles including Laurel Albright and Sue Voegtlin who were responsible for art direction and photography for new books. Jeramy Lanigan Landauer will also continue to work, just now under the Fox Chapel name.

As for Fox Chapel, they are known for a wide range of titles including hobbies, crafts, and lifestyle. The company focuses on top notch artisan and craft books and publish more than 1500 titles and two quarterly magazines. Other brands under the Fox Chapel name include Happy Fox Books, Quiet Fox, CompanionHouse Books, Design Originals, IMM Lifestyle Books, and Creative Homeowner.

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