Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/530430931 We’re loving the lighter evenings and so this week's Pic of the Week is of a stunning sunset from the Dugald Stewart Monument which looks out towards the famous Edinburgh Castle.

Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/556070783 It's not technically Spring yet, but it definitely feels like it. It's so wonderful to see beautiful daffodils surrounding our countryside office! Here's a poem entitled 'Daffodils' by William Wordsworth: I wander'd lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host [...]

Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week

As the apple harvesting season is coming to a close, it is time for many apple farmers to revel in a bumper bounty, and to savour in the fruits of their hard labour. Many people in the apple industry will be making merry to celebrate the end of the harvest whilst others will simply be [...]

Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/685015109                     A fisherman in front of the skyscrapers of the Malabar Hills in Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, India, Asia – Alex Robinson/Getty Images

Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week

The newest arrival to the Royal household arrived this week. Prince Louis Arthur Charles was born on Monday weighing in at 8lb 7oz becoming the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's third child. He is 5th in line to the throne just behind his two siblings George and Charlotte. His name honours Louis Mountbatten (uncle of [...]

Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week

Monday 26th March marks the start of the Children's Book Fair in the beautiful city of Bologna, Italy. Running for 4 days, it is the leading showcase for the best of children's publishing from around the world. For those of you attending and exhibiting at this year's event enjoy the festivities! Embed from Getty Images

Creative Education and Employment

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 [...]

emc Tutorials #1 creating easy low geometric icons

Every week Adam, one of our Senior Designers, is going to search the web for tips, tricks and tutorials to share with the studio and here, on our blog. The first one comes from Shutterstock and is nice little guide for drawing low poly icons from a photo/illustration. They are a bit of a design trend [...]

Creative Content’s Pic of the week

http://gty.im/674708268                   This week's pic is of a young Kazakh eagle hunter, of the Altai Region in Western Mongolia. These eagle hunters practise a 4000 year old tradition that’s passed from generation to generation, where they tame eagles and use them for hunting.

Creative Content’s Pic of the week

http://gty.im/672214872                     This week's pic is of a piece of street art by French artist and photographer, Philippe Echaroux. This piece is in Val d'Isère, France. Echaroux works by projecting imagery and light on various structures, often using portraits as his projections.