What we are excited about seeing at BETT2020

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 [...]

First place prize (for design) in the New York Book Show

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, [...]

Upcoming design-related events in London

In March Emc Design published a blog about the best upcoming design events to broaden your creativity. The summer months in London bring so many opportunities to be inspired that we thought an update was due. Here are some of the events to look forward to from July to September. Serpentine Pavilion 2019 designed by [...]

Tapping into IATEFL 2019: inclusivity and workplace English

Here at emc design, we create textbooks and learning resources for English language students, and to do this we need to have a deep understanding of learners today. Only by understanding how real students behave, think and feel when interacting with learning materials can we find the solutions needed to inspire and teach learners of [...]

Upcoming design-related events in London

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 [...]

2019 ELT Freelancers’ Awayday

This month Lucy, Liz and Sarah attended the fifth ELT Freelancers’ Awayday #FreeELT, a networking day for the freelance ELT community with a packed programme of discussions, presentations and speakers. It was a great opportunity for us to put faces to names and catch up with freelancers we’ve worked with closely, as well as make [...]

By |2019-01-30T10:23:13+01:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: ELT, Events, Publishing|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Our highlights from the IPG’s Autumn Conference

 It’s always great to attend a publishing event, with industry experts passionately sharing their knowledge, experience and expertise, and the IPG autumn conference, held last month, certainly didn’t disappoint. Here are our top takeaway points from the conference: Create a culture and environment where there is a clear purpose, radical honesty, where you lead by [...]

Upcoming Events and Shows

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 [...]

EMC at BookMachine Unplugged 2018: Talking Design

  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 [...]

Fotofringe London is back

On Tuesday 17th April, Fotofringe London returns back for its 8th great year, now firmly established as the not-to-be-missed networking and deal making event for image buyers of all kinds. The organisers have created a fun, relaxed and intensely productive single-day session at Kings Place, right next to where Google’s new HQ is to be [...]