Lecturis was founded in 1922 as a publishing company. They manage the distribution and publication of books with a national, international or local character. Since 2014, they have published books under three imprints: Lecturis, Dato and Timmer Art Books. Books by Lecturis have a focus on art, (graphic) design and photography. Books by Dato have a cultural historical character and Timmer Art Books focuses on Dutch artists' monographs.