Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/137885222 Shelters and adoption centres across the country report that black cats are less likely to get adopted than their white or tabby counterparts. Half of the cats the RSPCA cares for are either black or black and white. There could be a number of reasons why black cats are overlooked, from their association with witchcraft, magic and bad luck to [...]

The first emc ‘wayzgoose’

This week saw our first 'wayzgoose', and we know what you're thinking... "the first emc what?" Historically, a wayzgoose was an annual event held by the masters of printing houses to mark the end of summer and the start of the season of working by candlelight. Thankfully we no longer have to work by candlelight, [...]

Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week

emc goes wakeboarding – just in time for the rain! Yesterday some of us braved the sudden turn of weather to enjoy the watersports at Box End. Here, designer Josie is looking cold but confident during her first wakeboarding experience. Apparently it's much harder than it looks though!    

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emc trekkers take on the Mighty Hike

  Macmillan Cancer Support are putting on their Mighty Hike series for the second year in 2018. These one-day marathon hikes run throughout the most beautiful landscapes in Great Britain. Under the banner of ‘emc trekkers’, Helen, Abi, Kayleigh and Sarah walked a grand total of 26.5 miles to support the great work Macmillan Cancer [...]

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Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week

This week’s pic of the week is of the emc trekkers at the finish line after walking 26.5 miles in the Peak District to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. After months of training, the group crossed the finish line after 9 hours and 43 minutes. Everyone here at emc design is extremely proud! If [...]

Three things I’ve learnt in my first year at emc design

http://gty.im/999497942 Today marks one year since I joined the team at emc design as Publishing Services Manager, which like most anniversaries obviously calls for cake!  For those not lucky enough to share a slice, I thought I’d share with you the top three things I’ve learnt about the company over the last 12 months. 1. [...]

Meet Liz – our new Production Editor

Now that we have all met Alicia, it's time to introduce Liz, our newest recruit and new Production Editor. Before joining emc design you worked at The Outlook Creative Group, what did you do there and how has it prepared you for your role at emc? At Outlook I proofread, checked and wrote copy for videos, [...]

Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/71407097 This week’s Pic of the Week is of endurance athlete and ocean campaigner Lewis Pugh, who has taken on the challenge of swimming the 350-mile-long English Channel (Land’s End to Dover) to raise awareness of the plight of the world’s oceans. Spending up to five hours each day battling jellyfish stings, treacherous currents, and [...]

A week’s work experience at EMC Design

Last week, we had Nick join us for a week's work experience. He is eagerly awaiting his A-level results before beginning an Art Foundation course in September with a view to studying Graphics at University. We aimed to give Nick an overview of what life can be like in an office but also an idea [...]

Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week

This weekend marks the return of the biennial river festival right here in Bedford. The festival now in its 40th year takes place from 14th - 15th July on the beautiful embankment of the River Great Ouse as it passes through Bedford. The town is gearing up to welcome thousands of visitors to celebrate all [...]