http://gty.im/485760133 This week's pic is from the Annual Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival held in New York this week. It is held on Fifth Avenue and is a New York tradition dating back to 1870, where social aristocracy would parade their fashions! Paraders dress in colourful and [...]
Where do designers find their inspiration? And how do we take inspiration from similar mediums, without copying? Some lucky designers just need to see great work to get inspired. Some designers can find inspiration in just about anything. Most of us agree that looking outside of the publishing industry gets our creative juices flowing, so [...]
http://gty.im/sb10067828f-001 With Easter bank holiday weekend approaching, we have already consumed far too much chocolate in the Creative Services team, start as you mean to go on! Happy Easter from everyone at emc!
http://gty.im/96345748 This week's pic, is of the sunken village of Fabbriche di Careggine in Tuscany, Italy. A water dam called Lake Vagli has submerged the village, however every decade the basin must be drained, exposing the eerie lost village.
http://gty.im/98307825 ELT Publishers might look to the wider world of publishing to think about the motivational aspects of language learning. If 7 year old boys are soaking up the latest David Walliams book, what lessons can be learned? How can those same motivations for reading Walliams be applied to wanting to improve language skills? [...]
http://gty.im/657725420 This week's pic is of Istanbul's famous Galata tower last Saturday evening, ahead of its lights being switched off for an hour, in aid of the Earth Hour movement. Earth Hour was started by the WWF in 2007, now millions of people around the world set aside an [...]
http://gty.im/563004303 This week's pic, is a photo to make you smile. A positive event this week, was National Puppy Day in the US. Here is a naughty puppy who seems to have got into a spot of bother!
Shortly after we moved to our new studio in 2014, we decided a type based table would be a nice piece of furniture to have in our reception. But we couldn’t find what we were looking for. Consequently we decided to make one ourselves. We bought two empty type cases, bolted them together on a base, [...]
http://gty.im/142573192 This week's pic, is an aerial view of the abstract landscape of Iceland!
http://gty.im/648454170 This week's pic is of India's preparations for the upcoming festival of Holi, also known as the 'festival of colours'. The Holi festival is a Hindu spring festival, and is celebrated around the world, but mostly in India and Nepal. In India the festival marks [...]