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“Pica Publishing strives to help our clients get their message across to schedule and as clearly, appealingly and cost-effectively as possible.”

We understand the importance of clear, concise and easily comprehensible documents. We believe strongly that graphic design, typography and visual imagery – from the photographs selected and illustrations created to the presentation of tables, maps and figures – must first and foremost answer to this overarching objective. 

Using the latest in desktop publishing and digital pre-media technology and keeping up with ever-changing trends and software developments is vital to maintaining our competitive edge, a policy the team at Pica Publishing adheres to strongly. This policy returns vital benefits to our clients in the form of increased efficiency, security, greater transparency, savings in time and, importantly, significant cost savings. 

About Pica Publishing

Pica Publishing has been designing digital and print publications and all kinds of communication materials since 2008. With a focus on the needs of international organizations, Pica has a strong understanding of UN and NGO processes, policies and branding standards. Our client list includes The International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the OECD, the UN World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) all sectors of UNESCO, the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (UNSDSN) and Sustainable Development Goals USA (SDGUSA). Some of the many projects we have developed for these organisations, include books, reports, data visualizations (both print and online), brochures, magazines, flyers, posters, cartographic maps and CD-ROM covers and labels, on topics from the SDGs, cultural diversity and world heritage to science and the natural world, in all of the United Nations six official languages. 

Pica also has a strong understanding of the objectives and priorities of the United Nations sectors and programmes and of the cultural, gender, socioeconomic and geographic sensitivities that must be reflected in UN publications.

Pica’s prepress work means regularly liaising with designers, editorial teams, authors and printers, providing advice on the most effective ways to best achieve a projects requirements.

Working to the most stringent standards and committed to close communications with our clients combined with clear, realistic planning, we will successfully manage your project from beginning to end, or enhance or update an existing project. Our team of designers, layout artists and typesetters offer our clients rich diversity in graphic and typographic styles. We work closely with our team through every phase of a project to ensure the highest quality final products, delivered on time and to budget.



The Pica (Eurasian magpie) is one of the most intelligent birds, and it is believed to be one of the most intelligent of all non-human animals.

A pica is a typesetting unit of measurement commonly used for measuring lines of type.