Creative Content’s Pic of the week

http://gty.im/464143742                       This week's pic is of a Chinese New Year Parade in Chinatown, Manhattan. New year in China is marked by the lunisolar Chinese calendar, where the date changes from year to year! Each New Year is represented by one of twelve animals, 2017 is the year of the Rooster!

Creative Content’s Pic of the week

http://gty.im/631566144                     This week's pic is of former President and Vice President of the United States of America, in light of today's presidential Inauguration. Teachers, how do you discuss current events with your class?

Creative Content’s Pic of the week

http://gty.im/464732811                   This week's pic is of the largest ice festival in the world! The annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival held in Heilongjiang, China. With temperatures in this area sometimes reaching as low as -35, the festival usually lasts up to a month. We received a [...]

We’re hiring designers [JOB ALERT]

emc design is looking for an experienced graphic designer to join our leading design agency for the publishing industry. We are passionate about what we do and have built up an unrivalled reputation in producing high end, multi-component (print & digital) resources for international education markets. Clients return to us because we have a team [...]

Design using restricted colour palettes: Why? Part 2

Collins duotone colourizer app In Part one, we looked at the historical necessity of using two colours and how we used to go about achieving this. Of course, all of these techniques can still be used, but most people work in CMYK or RGB nowadays. The agency Collins who re-branded Spotify, because of [...]

Creative Content’s Pic of the week

http://gty.im/498617491                   Happy New Year from the Creative Services team! We've got a frosty first pic of the week for 2017, in the spirit of new beginnings, and New Year's resolutions. Hope your new year is off to a fresh start!

Design using restricted colour palettes: Is less more? Part 1

One of the design trends in which we’ve seen a resurgence lately is working with a restricted colour palette. Back in the day, when EMC was young (and before), this was because of the relatively high cost of four colour printing. So books, book covers and marketing material often had to use one or two colours. [...]

Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/114133558                     We are welcoming 2017 on Sunday, so this week's pic is in spirit of the upcoming New Year's Eve celebrations this weekend. Have you thought of your New Year's resolutions yet!? We are going to try and watch our chocolate intake! Happy New [...]

Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

                  This week's pic is of our 2016 Christmas card, taken in the office by Mike. This year's card relates back to our story, which you can read here. Merry Christmas and Happy New year!

Meet Michael: our new art buyer

We’d like you to meet Michael, our new Art Buyer who started with us at the beginning of December. Michael, who has a wealth of experience from his time at the RSPB’s head office as well as his own photography expertise, joined our busy Creative Content team to help us continue to source beautiful photos, artwork and media for [...]