Concept, Creation & Marketing: Why we all need a good brief [EVENT]

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 [...]

Design does matter: BookMachine event round-up

Last night emc design and BookMachine co-hosted the first BookMachine design themed evening 'Why Design Matters: Collaborating with your design team', at The Square Pig & Pen in Holborn. Sophie from emc design along with Sam and Laura from BookMachine had been plotting the event for a number of months, as part of [...]

Why design matters: Collaborating with your designers

We’re celebrating our 25th anniversary with a special BookMachine birthday party on Wednesday 10th February, at The Square Pig & Pen, Central London. With the event just around the corner, we thought we would give you a few pointers to get you thinking "Why Design Matters" which was originally posted on BookMachine's blog last week. For many, design can be [...]

You’re invited to our 25th birthday party

We're celebrating our 25th with a special BookMachine birthday party on Wednesday 10th February, at The Square Pig & Pen, Central London. For this special birthday edition, we’re asking "Why Design Matters: Collaborating with your design team" and have invited three speakers to help look at the role of design within the publishing industry. Our speakers include: David Pearson [...]

Do you know your known knowns?: A Reflection from BookMachine's 5th Birthday

As Assistant Production Editor at emc design, one part of my job that I really enjoy is attending events within the publishing industry. My first blog post is inspired by the BookMachine talk we attended in London in September. George Walkley at BookMachine: The Next Five Years of Publishing. Credit: Sam Perkins BookMachine celebrated their fifth [...]

We're official BookMachine Members!

It's nearly time for the next BookMachine London and we're super excited to be attending our first event as official BookMachine members!  The 'Transferable skills in creative industries' event will be taking place on Wednesday 19th August at The Square Pig & Pen, Holborn. There's still a chance to grab your tickets here and come and say [...]

Creative Content launched at BookMachine

If you're reading this then you're probably at, or are going to, one of the BookMachine events this evening. If you're not and have just stumbled across us – hello! This evening BookMachine (the place for publishing folk to connect with each other) is hosting events in Oxford, London and Barcelona to celebrate and promote [...]

BookMachine Press Release

We are delighted to announce that emc design will be sponsoring the next BookMachine event on 27th February. And as part of that evening we will be launching a very exciting new business avenue for us. But you'll have to be at the event if you want to be the first to find out about [...]