Publishing is at the core of Revilo’s expertise and our contract services are tailored towards the cultural, business, legal and academic communities.
Revilo is Nigeria’s leading publisher on the visual arts and aims to bring the very best in new writing on art, as well as the highest quality reproductions to an increasing range of readers.
Our portfolio reveals an intensive involvement in the visual arts and culture from Africa with several important coffee table and limited edition books like “Access Bank: The Collection”, “Conversations with Lamidi Fakeye”, “Musings of an Ordinand” and “The Art of Olaniwun Ajayi Legal Practitioners” to mark the 50th Anniversary of the firm, as well as the catalogue for the seminal exhibition, “Reconstruction in Reverse”.
Our books on the visual arts are authoritative, accessible and affordable, at once combining new scholarship and the highest quality illustrations. They include biographies and memoirs, exhibition titles for Omenka Gallery and Mydrim Gallery and a forthcoming series of monographs on modern and contemporary Nigerian artists, as well as the development of distinctive disciplines like photography. Plans are also in place to publish a number of titles specifically for the student and scholarly communities.
We provide a range of contract services, offering specialist publishing expertise and advice to museums, galleries, artists and others who want to create the finest illustrated books and to reach new audiences with their publications.
From the smallest editorial job such as proofreading or indexing through to full project management, concept development and commissioning, strategic planning, and contract and bespoke publishing, we bring a wealth of professional experience, knowledge and contacts to ensure you produce and publish the very best art and illustrated books.
Revilo is also a leader in converting content (books, magazines, newspapers) to digital formats to enable multi-channel use and cross-media distribution via e-readers, smartphones, notebook PCs, and so on. Revilo’s expertise includes digital magazine development, e-book creation, innovative web application development for multimedia-enabled books, and other device specific content, as well as the creation of digital platforms for their dissemination.
Revilo markets its titles vigorously through:
-Physical stores globally and online websites
-Production of an eBook version for purchase on computers, tablets, smart phones or stand-alone eBook readers (i.e. the Amazon Kindle)
-Memorable trailers, using the power of multimedia to raise awareness for our books
-Designing and hosting of interactive and user-friendly websites for our books allowing for audience feedback and regular content update.
-Public speaking platforms for our authors to encourage advertising, publicity and promotion.
If you are planning to write or have written a book on any of the areas in which we publish and would like us to consider it for publication, please email us a summary of the project. Please note that we accept only written submissions and cannot discuss unsolicited proposals via the telephone. If we think that Revilo may be the right home for your idea, we may ask you to submit a more detailed outline. We shall give you some guidelines to help you prepare your submission.
If you are an established commercial gallery, public museum or arts organization and would like to discuss collaborating on an exhibition catalogue or any other publication, please write to the publisher Oliver Enwonwu with details.
If you are fellow publishing house in another country and would like to explore any co-publishing opportunities with us, please also write to the publisher.
We receive a large volume of unsolicited proposals. While we will read and consider all of them, we are unable to respond to each one, however much we would like to.
We do not reply to questions about general art themes or genres and the valuation or authentication of artworks.
We also do not give out contact details for our authors or artists represented in our publications. To contact an author, kindly send a letter marked for their attention c\o Revilo Company Ltd.
For all submissions or proposals, please click here for further details.
Please read the guidelines for submitting a proposal [PDF, 40 Kb] and send your proposal, marked for the attention of the Publishing Co-ordinator, to firstname.lastname@example.org or the postal address above.
If you would like to be considered for freelance editorial or translation work, email your CV and covering letter to email@example.com.
If you have book design experience and would like to submit your portfolio for consideration please send a low-resolution PDF to our Art Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
For all press enquiries, please click here.
If you would like to review any Revilo title, require further information on our list of books, contact one of our authors for interview, discuss the sale of extracts or wish to use any images that appear in or are related to our publications, please email@example.com or call +234 909 084 6991.
If you are in the book trade and would like to receive high-resolution print-quality images of covers and spreads, advance information sheets, contents pages, author interviews and other promotional material for any of our books, please contact our sales department.
For information about our sales representatives and distributors worldwide or any other trade enquiries, please click here.
Trade orders within the Nigeria can be placed direct with Revilo.
-Agents and Representatives
-Terms and Conditions of Trade
You can open a credit account using the account opening form [PDF, 62 Kb].
For orders and customer services, please contact Revilo direct, or the relevant agent or sales representative for your area.
Revilo Company Ltd.
24 Ikoyi Crescent, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
T: +234 818 455 3331, 809 802 7583
Terms and Conditions of Trade
All invoices are to be paid by the customer in accordance with Revilo stipulated payment terms. Revilo Company Ltd. will notify the customer of the stipulated credit period, in writing, when opening the customer’s sales ledger account and reserves the right to suspend delivery of further orders if payment terms are not met.
Delivery of goods within Lagos is free of charge by our nominated carrier. For low weighted deliveries, Revilo Company Ltd. reserves the right to send goods through a normal postal service and as such will be unable to provide a proof of delivery on these orders. Any claims for non-receipt of items shipped by post will be at the discretion of Revilo Company Ltd.
Delivery of goods outside Nigeria is at the customer’s expense and liability, unless otherwise agreed in writing with Revilo Company Ltd. Any claims for shortage or damage MUST be submitted within ten working days of receipt to Revilo Company Ltd.’s Customer Services Team. Risk in relation to any goods shall pass to the customer on delivery of the goods to the customer.
- All returns must be authorised by Revilo Company Ltd.’s Customer Services prior to return. You will be issued with a letter of authorisation and a list of books with their corresponding invoice numbers. These must accompany all returned books.
- Overstock returns will only be authorised three months after publication or purchase date and within 12 months of publication or purchase date.
- All books returned to us must be packed securely. Any damage that occurs in transit is the responsibility of the customer.
- If authorised returns arrive damaged, they will not be credited. Instead, you will be notified if you prefer to have them returned to you at your own expense or disposed of by Revilo Company Ltd.
- If no reply is received within two weeks of letter of notification the customer will forfeit any rights to the books concerned and Revilo Company Ltd. will reserve the right to destroy the books.
- We can only credit books returned to us in a mint, re-usable condition.
- Penciled-in prices and stickers must be removed.
- Please note that any incorrect shipment, shortages or damaged goods received must be reported to Customer Services within 10 working days of receipt.
- All Revilo products including dated printed items such as diaries and calendars are firm sale only and may not be returned.
Authorised returns should be sent to:
Revilo Company Ltd.
24 Ikoyi Crescent, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
Revilo Books and Merchandise Catalogue
Our titles, backlist, agents and other details are also collected in the Revilo Books and Merchandise Catalogue [PDF, 2.12 Mb].