http://gty.im/458469685 Today we’re celebrating national Winnie the Pooh day which honours the British author A. A. Milne’s birthday. The first collection of stories was originally published on 14th October 1926 and was illustrated by E. H. Shepard. We hope you enjoy your day thinking about the big yellow bear and his friends.
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.
To mark work in publishing week, We've asked Lucy, our Publishing Services Manager, to provide an insight into her role. Explain what your company does. At emc design we are the leading print and digital design agency for publishing, working primarily on ELT and educational courses and material, commissioned by the top publishers in the [...]
Staying sharp - twice a day the Publishing Services team takes time to stretch At emc design we’re constantly striving to develop our skills and increase our knowledge in order to offer an even better service to our clients. In fact, continuous improvement is one of our core values, and regularly making enhancements [...]
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 [...]
Macmillan Cancer Support are putting on their Mighty Hike series for the second year in 2018. These one-day marathon hikes run throughout the most beautiful landscapes in Great Britain. Under the banner of ‘emc trekkers’, Helen, Abi, Kayleigh and Sarah walked a grand total of 26.5 miles to support the great work Macmillan Cancer [...]
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 [...]
A good brief is the foundation of successful publishing. On Wednesday 18th October we host our third event with BookMachine "Concept, Creation & Marketing: Why we all need a good brief" to explore why getting the brief right helps to ensure published products go to press without too many hitches. Our founder Mike Cryer will [...]
photodarren.com Last week BookMachine and Unite hosted the third in a series of events focusing on working in the publishing industry. United We Publish III: Consent or Coersion consisted of a panel of speakers discussing the role of change in the workplace and how to manage it. During a fascinating evening we heard [...]
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? [...]