http://Embed from Getty Images Earlier this week the Queen turned heads on her maiden appearance at London Fashion Week. The 91 year old who sat on the front row next to Dame Anna Wintour (Vogue's editor-in-chief) presented the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II award for British Design to Richard Quinn. We loved this cheeky smile to [...]
http://gty.im/916816132 This week's image is specially chosen by one of our graphic designers, Abi, who loved this aerial shot of the women's ice hockey team. Have you been watching this year's Winter Olympics?
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: [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]