Having worked closely alongside ELT publishers for over 25 years, here at emc design we are fascinated by the rise in English language learning materials being created for the region. In this piece, Anna Cunnane, from bookmachine, explores the reasons for the boom. China’s extraordinary economic rise has the country in the grip of what has [...]
As well as designing leading educational resources, our team are interested in the design industry as a whole. We often attend shows, connected to design ideas, which help to broaden our mindset and inspire creativity. These events are coming up soon and we thought you might like to find out more about them too. The [...]
http://gty.im/660496041 The chosen image for this week’s Pic of the Week is of a table beautifully dressed up for a Christmas party. This afternoon the whole team at emc design are leaving the office for our annual Christmas party, allowing us time to celebrate this year’s achievements together and look to the year ahead.
Here at emc, we aim to attend as many industry shows and events as possible. With BETT 2018, The London Book Fair and Fotofringe out of the way, we are looking forward to a busy September. 18th September – Lucy will be attending the IPG Autumn Conference in London 18th to 20th September – Mike will be [...]
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, [...]
On 20 June, emc design hosted BookMachine Unplugged 2018: Talking Design at The Driver, Kings Cross, London. It was part of a series of exciting BookMachine events that aim to explore what is currently happening in the world of publishing. The evening focused on the visual trends emerging from outside of [...]
On Tuesday, the BBC reported results of their recent survey, which suggested that creative subjects are being squeezed in secondary schools, with many reducing timetabled lessons, facilities and their number of specialist staff. Jez Bennett, a local Head Teacher interviewed for the article, talked openly about having to cut lessons for financial reasons and was aware of some schools no longer offering GCSEs in arts [...]
In November 2017, Kayleigh joined us from London based Stocks Taylor Benson. Now that she's settled in, we thought it was about time we sat down with her to find out more. Before joining emc design you worked at Stocks Taylor Benson, what did you do there and how has it prepared [...]
After last weeks 'making of', which you can read here, it's time to reveal this years Christmas card. Our cards were posted earlier this week so should be arriving very soon. Which one is your favourite? Can you think of a better pun? Let us know below.
Here at emc design, we love Christmas and it's an excellent opportunity for our team to embrace their creative side with something a bit different. Every year we design our own christmas card and this year we've added a touch of humour, based around design and editorial puns. The notice board has been transformed into [...]