Show me what you mean­ – how editors and authors can influence the design process [guest post]

http://gty.im/573586649 Lyn Strutt is an ELT professional providing editorial services and consultancy for the educational publishing industry. She is an Advanced Professional Member of the SfEP with extensive experience of editing teaching and training materials, and has a background in training adults in English and business skills. In this post, she looks at ways in [...]

Unleashing the power of emc’s “fine-tooth comb”

Here at emc design, we work with publishers of all sizes – from large international education publishers to niche specialists who only publish occasionally. Like our clients, we are big and small. Yep, you read that right. We are one of the biggest agencies in the publishing industry, but we work in small teams, each dedicated to [...]

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 [...]

Creative Content team at The London Illustration Fair

Last Friday, the emc Creative Content team (Kathryn, Lucy and Michael) had a fantastic day out travelling down the Thameslink rail service to check out this year’s London Illustration Fair. The event has been held at Bargehouse on the Southbank since 2015, and focuses on bringing together illustrators, collectives, companies, galleries and creative start-ups who [...]

Meet us at The London Illustration Fair

Next week from the 1st to 4th December London's Oxo Tower plays host to the London Illustration Fair and we're going to be there. The event showcases some of the best illustrative talent from across the globe as well as exhibits other crafty wares. There are also various workshops to get your teeth stuck into [...]

Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/158689908 Person viewing the Northern lights over the lava landscape, Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland.

Kristina takes a look at Photoshop's new Artboard feature

Here at emc, we are all full Creative Cloud subscribers which means we get constant access to the latest updates from Adobe. Some of these updates pass us by and often are just little bug fixes. However, the most recent update to Photoshop (CC 2015) is pretty immense – we wonder how long they’ve had [...]

Creative Content's Pick of the Week

This week's image 'Gardens by the Bay at night' was found on Alamy. ‘Gardens by the Bay’ was created as part of a government led initiative to transform Singapore from a ‘Garden City’ to a ‘City in a Garden’. This image shows one of the main attractions – ‘The Supertree Grove’ formed of artificial tree-like [...]

Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/483484266 This week's 'Pic of the Week' has been taken from Singapore National Day. Singapore National Day has been celebrated every year since 1965, in commemoration of Singapore’s independence from Malaysia. The holiday includes a parade, and a renowned fireworks display which is sometimes referred to as ‘Singapore Fireworks Festival.’ This image shows a group of [...]

Creative Content Pic of the Week

Our Creative Content teams 'Pic of the Week' is of the Mae Jam Rice Terraces in Chiang Mai, Thailand. http://gty.im/501228103