Book design

Publication support services

Here at Nikki M Group we combine creative artwork and layout design to create well-constructed books that are resourceful and identifiable.

Our key services include:

  • consultation—upfront guidance, planning and strategy
  • project management—working with budgets, timelines, skilled personnel and specialists
  • graphic design—concepts, development of ideas and art direction
  • editorial—structural review, copyediting and proofreading to promote consistency, integrity and quality
  • typesetting—layout of type and images into an arrangement that facilitates the communication of visual information
  • illustration—communicating visually the ideas, feelings or emotions that represent a theme, brand or identity
  • print management—providing the best print options available from specialist book printers.

We are available for any stage in the development of your publication.

Front cover of Roebourne Yirramagardu, City of Karratha.

Roebourne Yirramagardu, City of Karratha.
Coffee-table book, case bound, large-volume offset.

Pages 42–43, Scope of Practice for Registered Counsellors.

Scope of Practice for Registered Counsellors, Australian Counselling Association. Self-published, digital print, perfect bound.

Request a quote

Call 03 9584 6021

Talk to us about your project.

  • Have you chosen a format or page size?
  • Is there any design styles you prefer?
  • Who is your target audience?

Technical expertise

Technical support for publishing books:

  • cover design
  • print specifications
  • digital output/ebooks
  • software
  • workflow
  • font and colour management
  • style guides
  • production management
  • metadata
  • acquiring ISBN and CiP data
  • barcodes
  • shipping
  • distribution.

A book that is designed well will be desired, consumed and cherished.

publishing

Print and digital publications

Graphic design, production and guidance to produce any type of book.

  • Fiction/non-fiction
  • STEM publications
  • History and commemorative
  • Novels, soft and hardbacks
  • Coffee-table books
  • Guidelines and manuals
  • Reports, presentations and research documents
  • Childrens books
  • Cook books
  • Student and training books

Talk to us about your publishing needs.

Consultation

Project briefing
and handover

Strategy

Making choices and
forming direction

Preference

We like it,
you'll love it

Australian Book Design Awards

Nikki M Group awarded for Best Educational Primary/Secondary Book at the 62nd Australian Book Design Awards. The judges wrote, ‘Nelson Senior Maths shows a truly excellent layout in handling a multitude of typographical and design element variations, whilst still maintaining a visual coherency’.

Nelson Senior Maths

Perfect partners

Authors

Make your mark with a project that is desired, consumed and cherished.

Educators

Produce a book that you return to again and again for words of wisdom.

Researchers

Develop your report into a perfectly formatted publication ready for print.