Phaidon Press

Phaidon is the world’s premier publisher of books on the visual arts. We believe passionately in the creative act and aim to make it understandable by all and to celebrate its inherent greatness in everything we produce. We have published books with some of the most creative artists, architects, designers, photographers and chefs of the 20th and 21st centuries. We do this because we love working closely with creative people and want convey, in words and pictures, the most faithful insight into the way the artist sees and interacts with his or her world. 
Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
153 (est)+7%
Phaidon Press was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in London, GB

Phaidon Press Office Locations

Phaidon Press has offices in London, New York, Paris and Berlin
London, GB (HQ)
All Saints St Regents Wharf
Berlin, DE
30 Innstraße
Paris, FR
55 Rue Traversière
New York, US
65 Bleecker St

Phaidon Press Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Phaidon Press Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

£23.3 m

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

£10.8 m

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

(£4 m)

Cash (30-Jun-2016)

£1.2 m
Phaidon Press's revenue was reported to be £23.3 m in FY, 2016 which is a 4% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


£20.4 m£21.3 m£22.3 m£23.3 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

£11.4 m£12.2 m£12.3 m£12.4 m

Gross profit

£9 m£9.1 m£10 m£10.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

£10.7 m£10.3 m£14.2 m£11.9 m

Pre tax profit

(£1.3 m)(£4.6 m)(£4 m)

Net Income

(£1.2 m)(£4.6 m)(£4 m)
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


£1.4 m£1.1 m£1.2 m

Accounts Receivable

£4.3 m£5.8 m£6.7 m

Current Assets

£17.8 m£18.9 m£19.9 m


£1.1 m£1.3 m£1.2 m

Total Assets

£18.9 m£20.2 m£21.1 m

Accounts Payable

£3.8 m£4.2 m£4.2 m

Current Liabilities

£6.7 m£9.4 m£9.7 m

Retained Earnings

(£1.2 m)(£4.6 m)(£4 m)

Total Equity

£7.8 m£5.7 m£2.3 m

Financial Leverage

2.4 x3.5 x9.3 x
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

£1.4 m(£4.4 m)(£3.1 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

£2.5 m£4.3 m£3.1 m

Income Taxes Paid

£84 k(£10 k)(£12 k)

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