Taschen is a German publishing house founded in 1980 in Cologne by Benedikt Taschen. It is the world's largest seller of books on art, architecture, design, photography, etc. Benedikt Taschen founded the publishing house in 1980, but it is only since 1985 that art books have been on offer. In 1986, Angelika Herbert began working for Taschen as an editor, who, together with Benedikt Taschen, transformed the publishing house into a world brand selling 20 million books and now has its own showrooms - Taschen-Stores bookshops in countries around the world. All the books on offer by this publishing house are characterized by beautiful illustrations, high quality and substantive value.