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October 2023. A brilliant review of Anne Spurgeon's book Christ's Politics in the October 2023 theological journal Modern Believing, read it here. They were also good enough to mention Anne's humble publishers, ourselves, of whom they said the following: 'It has been published, very creditably and very affordably indeed, not by a conventional religious press at all – these days I doubt that any of them would have wanted it, alas – but by a small printing press in Great Malvern. They deserve to be showered with praise and gratitude for what they have so quietly achieved.'


May 2023. A brilliant review of one of our children's books (Starting School -- about a child's first experience of school) in the Worcester News. Read it here and a radio interview with the lovely author here (click the music note at the bottom of the screen to hear the interview after pressing play):

March 2023. Two excellent articles about two of our latest books. One from the Hereford Times for what is fast becoming a bestseller for us, Bone Structure by Paul Newton! And the other from the Cambrian News about Quiet between Trains by David Gowan:


October 2022. Always good to see one of the books we've been involved with getting some well-deserved recognition. We produced the family trees and cover images for all four volumes of these books in Palgrave Macmillan's Queenship and Power series.


February 2022. A great write-up for Lionel Cliff Jansen's Classified and Classifier: Being and Madness by the British Sociology Association journal, Network. Read it here (second page, bottom right).


October 2021. The BBC report on the story contained in Anne and Damian Ward's book Twelve Secret Voices. Read it here.


August 2021. A brilliant new video from our author Granny Violet reading from her lovely book, Huntly the Hedgehog. Watch it here.

July 2021. A lovely review of Kim Taplin's new poetry book, Warp & Weft, by the Malvern Gazette has just been published. Read it here.


November 2020. We will be open for dropping off and collecting work and by appointment during the second national lockdown, 5 November until 2 December. Our hours remain the same: 10am–4pm, Monday to Friday.

November 2020. Great reviews of Mike Shapton's book, The Englishman of the Peseta, which we published just before the first lockdown. Read them here. And here. And here.


June 2020. As of Monday 1 June we are open for business. We have screened off a section of the outer office so customers can come in and talk, drop off work and collect printing. We hope that all our customers are keeping safe and that these precautions will ensure the safety of both ourselves and our customers, delivery drivers, engineers, et al.


March 2020We regret to inform our customers that we will be operating a closed-door policy during the pandemic. Jobs can be submitted to us through WeTransfer, or your preferred file-sharing service, or via email if the files are small. You can speak to us about your job via telephone or email. If you feel you need to speak to us in person please call us to arrange an appointment. You will still be able to collect your jobs when they are ready. However, we will only be going to the post office once a week so please be aware that this might extend our usual delivery times.


June 2019. An exhibition of the Artists' Workhouse collaborative works has just opened at Canwood Gallery, Checkley, Herefordshire. We printed the accompanying book which features many full-colour illustrations of the pieces on display. A beautiful venue and a fascinating exhibition which is well worth a visit:


February 2019. Two lovely reviews of Down Sandy Lane by Christine Large in the Ross Gazette edition of 13/02/2019 and Ledbury Reporter edition of 15/02/2019. Read them here.


December 2017. The Long Way Down is reviewed in the Malvern Gazette with a recommendation from former hostage Terry Waite. Read the article here.


September 2017. A great article about one of our lovely customers and their great book, Trapped by Gren Gaskell. Read the article here.


August 2017. Listen to the Drums, a book by Barbara Olive Smith, has been given a great review in My Weekly magazine. Read the article here.


December 2016. Allan Smith's Rashmover novel is being sold with £4 from each sale going to the Greyhound Gap charity. See their Facebook page here.


November 2016. Krystof Carel's book, Roads to Varosha, was recently published and featured in an article in the Malvern Gazette. To read the article click here.


August 2016. The American Association for Crystal Growth Newsletter reviewed A Jewel in the Crown by Donald Hurle and Keith Barraclough. To see a pdf of the review, click here.


February 2016. David Hodgson's book Gallipoli 1915: We Were There: Recollections of Coddington Soldiers, Herefordshire is featured in an article by the St Helens Star. To read the article click here.


September 2015. Vivien Gilliard's book Flight Home was featured in an article in the Petersfield Post. To read the article click here.


June 2015. We were very sorry to learn of the passing of Irene Waller, author of Art Matters. Her book was just featured in an article in Embroidery: The Textile Art Magazine. To download the article click here.


February 2015. Trevor Robinson's book From Sunrise to Sunset is featured in the Malvern Gazette. To read the article click on the link here.


January 2015. Lynne Hallett is featured on the front page of the Worcester Evening News supplement 'Your Weekend'. Download the article here.


December 2014. David Hemsley, author of An Uncertain Future is interviewed in Best of British magazine. See the article here.


November 2014. Aspect Design's Book Fair at the Malvern Library was a great success. Many people came to the fair and talked to the authors and ourselves; and some even bought our books! To read the Malvern Gazette article click here.

October 2014. Fred Seiker, author of Lest We Forget is interviewd in the Daily Telegraph. Read the article here.


August 2014. Traders celebrate victory after fifteen-minute parking limit is lifted. See the article in the Malvern Gazette here.


June 2014. John Bishop's second volume of Old Rustic is featured in the Malvern Gazette. Read the article here.


April 2014. Julia Morgan, the author of A Woman's Poetic Manual is interviewed by the Malvern Gazette and Malvern Observer. Read the Malvern Gazette article here, and the Malvern Observer article here.


 January 2014. Louisa Adams's book, The Island of Departed Spirits is featured in the Malvern Gazette. Read the article here.


December 2013. John Staely's book, Three Cat Tales is featured in the Malvern Observer and the Malvern Gazette. Read the Gazette article here, and the Observer article here.


December 2013. Jill Etheridge's book, Wholesome Eats, is featured in the Malvern Observer. Read the article here.


November 2013. Glenda Ramsay's book The Adventures of Moley Joe is featured in the Malvern Gazette. Read the article here.


October 2013. Traders in Newtown Road protest about parking restrictions in the street. See the article in the Malvern Gazette here.


Lionel Jansen's book, Classified and Classifier is reviewed in the BSA Network magazine. Read the article here.


Hallowe'en, October 2013. C. Barker-Holmes' book Strange and Ghostly Tales was published. Read the press release here, or the article here. Also see the article for the first book here.


October 2013. Lionel Cliff Jansen's book Classified and Classifier was reviewed on the Times Higher Education website.

Read article here or see the screen capture here.


August 2013. Aspect Design were featured in an article for the official programme for Malvern Rocks this August. Read the article here.


June 2012. Book Fayre at the Swan in Newland. Aspect Design had an event to promote self-publishing: people came to the Swan for a drink, to meet our authors and see their books (and even buy them!). The pictures below were take at the event.


November 2009. The Malvern Gazette ran an article about one of our book days. See the article here.


September 2009. The Malvern Gazette ran an article on us about self-publishing. See the article here.

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