ELTons 2015

The 2015 British Council's ELTons nominations have been announced! The ELTons are ELT industry's version of the oscar's and celebrate innovation in English language teaching and the resources used to help English language learners. We'd like to say a huge congratulations to everyone who made it onto the shortlist. Here at emc we have worked extensively on [...]

What a busy summer we've had

The UK has seen some of its hottest temperatures for a few years this summer but whilst the rest of the country may have been donning their sun hats and relaxing by the sea emc design has been hard at work having had some of our busiest months on record. We've invested in a whole [...]

Interview with Alastair Horne from CUP on collaboration within Publishing & Race to Learn

Cambridge University Press and the Williams F1 team collaborated in 2009 to create Race to Learn, a fun, engaging educational programme that fits into the national curriculum. I asked Alastair Horne, who was the project lead for Cambridge, about it. Can you give us a brief insight into what the project is, who’s it for [...]

Can we save the Publishing industry through collaboration..?

... Well BookMachine does and so do we! Tonight emc design is sponsoring BookMachine Unplugged which sees the beta launch of BookMachine.me a new platform and network for the people that make Publishing happen. The event has 4 guest speakers (Eric Huang of Penguin, Dean Johnson of Brandwidth, Alastair Horne of CUP and Charles Catton [...]

Designing for Business English Language Learners

We've recently been involved in producing a whole host of ELT resources for Cambridge University Press's Business & Professional English department. It's a challenging type of editorial design as there is always a lot of content to get onto the page but we enjoy the technical challenge. Use of English in a business context is [...]