(written from a Production point of view)
The mass-market hardcover reference book was co-authored by Ben Robinson, Marcus Riley, and Matt McAllister, and was published by Eaglemoss Collections through Penguin Random House's Publisher Services division on 3 September 2019.
Principally comprised of starship design articles compiled from issues of the Star Trek: Discovery The Official Starships Collection partwork magazine and combined with new material, this volume focuses on starships from the first season of Star Trek: Discovery. A dust jacket is included.
Notably, Star Trek: Discovery co-creator and former showrunner Bryan Fuller was interviewed for the book, revealing a number of his unrealized plans for the series for the first time, and providing new background information about the design choices that he had made as a producer.
- From the website
- This latest volume in the series shows how artists and designers reinvented STAR TREK for a new era, taking the classics and reinventing them to build a whole new look for the Federation and the Klingons featured in the hit Star Trek: Discovery TV series. Includes every ship from Season 1.
- Explore the process behind the creation of the Starships featured in the hit Star Trek: Discovery TV series.''
- Contents, p. 5
- Designing The USS Discovery, p. 8
- Designing The USS Shenzhou, p. 42
- Designing The USS Kerala, p. 62
- Designing The USS Europa, p. 68
- Designing The USS Yeager, p. 74
- Designing The USS Clarke, p. 80
- Designing The USS Edison, p. 86
- Designing The USS Shran, p. 90
- Designing The USS T’Plana-Hath, p. 96
- Designing The Worker Bee, p. 100
- Designing The Festoon, p. 106
- Designing The Vulcan Cruiser, p. 110
- Designing The Klingon Ships, p. 114
- Designing The Sarcophagus Ship, p. 122
- Designing The Cleave Ship, p. 134
- Designing The Klingon Raider, p. 142
- Designing The Background Fleet, p. 152
- Designing The Klingon Bird-of-Prey, p. 174
- Designing The ISS Charon, p. 180
- Designing The Enterprise, p. 190
- The book is titled "Star Trek Discovery Designing Starships Vol 4" on the front flap of its dust cover, and "Star Trek: Designing Starships Volume 4: Discovery" on its publisher's website. 
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