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emc Tutorials #2 Quick and easy torn paper edges

Adam's tutorial this week will teach us to make nice looking torn paper edges using illustrator symbols. Have a go following the steps below and let us know how you get on. Step one Open up illustrator and make sure your symbols window is active:                       [...]

Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/912684768 The night sky had a display in store on Wednesday this week, with a rare Super Blue Blood Moon lunar eclipse. This happens when the Moon is at its closest to the Earth, appearing about 14 percent brighter than usual, and is simultaneously a 'blue moon', the second full moon in the same month, [...]

Creative Education and Employment

On Tuesday, the BBC reported results of their recent survey, which suggested that creative subjects are being squeezed in secondary schools, with many reducing timetabled lessons, facilities and their number of specialist staff. Jez Bennett, a local Head Teacher interviewed for the article, talked openly about having to cut lessons for financial reasons and was aware of some schools no longer offering GCSEs in arts [...]

Meet Kayleigh – our newest Designer

  In November 2017, Kayleigh joined us from London based Stocks Taylor Benson. Now that she's settled in, we thought it was about time we sat down with her to find out more.     Before joining emc design you worked at Stocks Taylor Benson, what did you do there and how has it prepared [...]

emc Tutorials #1 creating easy low geometric icons

Every week Adam, one of our Senior Designers, is going to search the web for tips, tricks and tutorials to share with the studio and here, on our blog. The first one comes from Shutterstock and is nice little guide for drawing low poly icons from a photo/illustration. They are a bit of a design trend [...]

Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/906975032 With over 50 art installations across the capital from King's Cross to Waterloo, this week saw the return of Lumiere London, a free four day festival of light showcasing London landmarks. Originally a one-off festival in 2009, Lumiere has now been held five times in Durham and is making its second appearance in London.

Meet Lucy – Our Publishing Services Manager

With one week to go until our 'Production Editor' vacancy closes, we would like to introduce our Publishing Services Manager, Lucy. Before joining emc design you worked at Cambridge University Press, what did you do there and how has it prepared you for your role at emc? I worked in both Academic and ELT Production, project [...]

Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week

18th January was Winnie-the-Pooh Day, commemorating the birth of English author AA Milne - creator of the much-loved 'Bear of Very Little Brain’. And In honour of the famous character, Pic of the Week is of an original EH Shepard illustration titled ‘Floating Bear’. http://gty.im/84037628 We’re hoping to spend the weekend re-reading one of our most [...]

From one Production Editor to another: Sarah’s view.

Here at emc design we currently have an opening in the Publishing Services team for a Production Editor. As one myself I want to give potential applicants an insight into the heart of the role of Production Editor at emc. If you’ve read the job pack already you’ll know how varied the day-to-day tasks are. [...]