Papadakis produces award-winning, high quality, beautiful books on architecture, the decorative arts, science, nature and natural history. Our books are exciting, authoritative and innovative, created by authors who are experts in their fields.

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Our Books

Papadakis publishes critically acclaimed books in the areas of popular science, natural history, art, architecture, design, fashion, photography and popular culture. We are dedicated to producing books of the highest quality, not only in production values, but also by creating highly visual books that are both expertly edited and beautifully designed.

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Our Authors

Papadakis are proud to work with leading authors from the fields of science, nature, architecture, design and photography. We believe in a collaborative approach and work closely with our authors while developing and creating each book.

Michael Hambrey

Professor Michael J. Hambrey is Professor of Glaciology, Centre for Glaciology, Aberystwyth University, Wales. Michael's research has yielded nearly 200 scientific papers, several edited books and a variety of books on glaciers and the Arctic for the wider public.

Julian Dowdeswell

Professor Julian Dowdeswell is Director of the Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge. He authored the foreword to 'Blue Ice' by Alex Bernasconi, published by Papadakis in 2016.

Axel Gomille

Axel Gomille is a biologist, journalist and filmmaker, specialising in topics on wildlife and conservation with a passion for Indian wildlife.

Chris Beardshaw

Chris Beardshaw is one of the leading lights in the world of gardening. On screen and on air, Chris is loved by millions for his ability to communicate and share his rich vein of knowledge with warmth and enthusiasm. Chris’s broadcasting experience spans 14 years – he is also a long–standing, regular panellist on BBC Radio 4’s popular Gardeners’ Question Time.

Rob Kesseler

Visual artist Rob Kesseler is University of the Arts London Chair in Arts, Design & Science. His long career has often used plants as a source of inspiration. In 2001 he was appointed NESTA Fellow at Kew. Since then he has worked with microscopic plant material.

Wolfgang Stuppy

Wolfgang Stuppy is the Seed Morphologist at Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank based at Wakehurst Place in Sussex. At the heart of this large international project, Dr. Stuppy has found the ideal environment to feed his passion for research into the astonishing diversity of seeds and fruits.

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