Rockport Publishers was founded in 1984 and became part of The Quarto Group six years later. Looking for the latest in design industry trends or graphic art reference? There's a book for that at Rockport Publishers. Rockport creates beautifully illustrated source books for professional designers and artisans of all types. Rockport’s books present the best in design work from around the world and bring readers inside the world’s most talented design and art studios to see how the work gets done and the inspiration that lies behind each finished piece.