Bett is the leading education technology show in the UK bringing together 800 companies, over 100 start-ups and 34,000 attendees in four days between 22-25th January 2020 at London's ExCeL. This year Bett will focus on major trends in EdTech including virtual reality, artificial intelligence, STEAM learning and diversity and inclusion. This is our rundown [...]
Last week we received some excellent news – Oxford Skills World: Reading with Writing, a course that we designed with the Oxford University Press ELT team in New York, won a first place prize (for design) in the New York Book Show. The judges said: “Bright, vibrant printing and lively photographs, along with a clean, [...]
http://gty.im/578291688 The air's feeling cooler, the school's are back and the leaves are starting to turn. Hello September!
http://gty.im/975121814 Due to concentrated conservation efforts and stricter wildlife policies, India's tiger population has increased 33%, reaching the nationwide goal to double its Bengal tiger population four years ahead of schedule. Read the full report from the National Tiger Conversation Authority here.
Committed to building long-standing relationships with our publishing clients, the Publishing Services team at emc design are drawn into a variety of projects. They might be commissioning and sourcing photos one day and proof checking final layouts the next. Here we interview Assistant Production Editor, Alicia, about the ins and outs of working on the [...]
http://gty.im/696153395 This week the August bank holiday weekend falls in with today's all important National Sponge Cake Day. With the weather looking promising (knock on wood...) what better time to put on an impromptu garden party! What will you do this bank holiday weekend?
http://gty.im/1093522724 National Book Lovers Day last week sparked a discussion amongst the publishing services team of what we’re currently reading. Books include: Friends, Lovers, Chocolate by Alexander McCall Smith, Scrublands by Chris Hammer, The House Between Tides by Sarah Maine and Dracula by Bram Stoker. Happy reading everyone!
http://gty.im/157443731 It's the season for picnics and barbecues, and yesterday emc design enjoyed its annual 'wayzgoose' - a summer celebration that has its origins in letterpress printing houses where workers were rewarded with a picnic or meal. In our case, it was a splendid barbecue in the sunshine!
http://gty.im/sb10064322f-001 With the rain we had last week and continuing into this week, plants will be growing well and putting on a fine display for all to enjoy. One of the finest natural displays of the summer season must surely be the sight of lavender, followed closely by the large yellow heads of sunflowers, and [...]
http://gty.im/1128230919 We've been experiencing storms due to the heatwave here in the UK, luckily we're keeping safe and cool in the emc office! Have a great weekend!