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 [...]
As today is National Opposite Day, we are taking over Pic of the Week this week to give you... Word of the Week! Our Word of the Week is: Albeit Because, although wayzgoose is pretty awesome, in Liz's words, albeit 'should be three words, but they smooshed it into one'. Have a great weekend!
This week we are looking forward to the upcoming bonfire weekend and are expecting to see spectacular fireworks displays. Stay safe this bonfire weekend and have a great time!
It's about time that we introduced our Publishing Services Manager, Lucy. Before joining emc design you worked at Cambridge University Press, what did you do there and how has it prepared you for your role at emc? I worked in both Academic and ELT Production, project managing individual products and multi-component courses. I was responsible [...]
http://gty.im/562610323 This week's pic is on behalf of the weather heading into autumn. Although officially we are still in summer, the leaves falling from the trees tell us otherwise. The relaxing Autumn picture was taken by iannelson, the shot is of a "Tree lined road in autumn"
http://gty.im/102341437 Last weekend’s wet weather attracted more than just the family into the warmth of the house, spiders began to flock into homes from the rain and cold. The poor weather was found to create ‘spider season’ to come early. Generally, the spiders coming into our homes are males looking for a mate, they are [...]
http://gty.im/641440030 This weeks pic is on behalf of International cat day on the 8th August and our valued team member Kathryn (Kat), who is leaving today. Kat’s role as Creative Services Manager, was responsible for the non-design side of the studio. Kat, when not at work, enjoys playing football, dancing tango or reading a good [...]
http://gty.im/109393787 This week's pic is of some colourful rainbow budgies, perched on a branch.
http://gty.im/821287494 Over a million people around the world watched the England Women’s World Cup Cricket team beat India in an exciting finish last Sunday. The hope is, this will put Women’s cricket well and truly on the map.
Where do designers find their inspiration? And how do we take inspiration from similar mediums, without copying? Some lucky designers just need to see great work to get inspired. Some designers can find inspiration in just about anything. Most of us agree that looking outside of the publishing industry gets our creative juices flowing, so [...]