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Creative Content Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/591874034 With the successful week, Team GB have had at the Rio Olympics and it all coming to a close on Monday, we thought it was only right to have a Rio-themed Pic of the Week. Check out this image of Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark of Great Britain compete on their way to winning [...]

A Scrumdiddlyumptious Tea Party

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl’s birth. With celebrations happening all over the world, we thought we would join in the fun with a little tea party of our own – focusing on the author's gloriumptious stories and characters. After building up our Honey points from Beehive Illustration we were able to convert [...]

Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/474136943 This week's Pic has been chosen for World Elephant Day! ELT teachers, we’d love to know how would you use an image like this in the classroom whether it be to discuss different native species or endangered animals. Depending on the context of your learner this image could be used in many different ways but we’d love [...]

Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/462030556 Monarch butterflies rest on a rock at the Sierra Chincua Butterfly Sanctuary near Angangueo in the state of Michoacan, Mexico, on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. Climate change and increased use of herbicides are threatening the monarch migration as well as eco-tourism in the region which attracts 120,000 visitors annually, according to scientists at the [...]

New project: GCSE Food Preparation & Nutrition

We're really pleased to finally showcase the brilliant new GCSE Food Preparation & Nutrition course from Illuminate Publishing. The project was design-led from the start and every page has stunning visuals to entice and help GCSE learners. We even heard this week that the first print run has already sold out! So a huge congratulations [...]

Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

On July 5th, the moon passed between NASA climate observatory and the earth for the second time in a year. Images were snapped over a period of about four hours by NASA's EPIC camera aboard DSCOVR. This image is from the far side of the moon, which is never seen from Earth, passing by. It's amazing that this image almost [...]

We’re going batty about Beatrix on her 150th anniversary

Hill Top - Beatrix’s farm in Near Sawrey, in the Lake District - it features in The Tale of Tom Kitten and The Tale of Samuel Whiskers Just six years ago the New York Times was lamenting the decline in popularity of children’s picture books, apparently due in part to ambitious parents pushing [...]

Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/162191212 Earlier in the week we came across a photo of the spectacular aerial sights of tulips growing in Holland, so we thought they'd make a cheery and colourful end to your week. Every year Holland imports millions of these gorgeous blooms all over the world and have become renowned for their ability to grow [...]

What’s it like doing work experience at emc design? [INTERVIEW]

Tom working on some new graphics For the last two weeks we have had the pleasure of having Tom in the studio for his year 10 design work experience. Tom is 15 years old and has an interest in graphic design and we first met him last summer when we did a careers [...]

Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/544045006 Love this image of Maja, a 40-year-old elephant in Berlin! ELT teachers, we’d love to know how would you use an image like this in the classroom! Let us know in the comments section below.