Meet Liz – our new Production Editor

Now that we have all met Alicia, it's time to introduce Liz, our newest recruit and new Production Editor. Before joining emc design you worked at The Outlook Creative Group, what did you do there and how has it prepared you for your role at emc? At Outlook I proofread, checked and wrote copy for videos, [...]

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 [...]

Is it possible to connect four billion people to the internet?

http://gty.im/166085878 In 2015 we saw a number of global connectivity projects from Facebook, Google, Qualcomm and Virgin. The aim of these projects has been to reach out to countries through satellite and other technologies where previously internet had been non-existent or very slow and only in major cities. This is an exciting time as it [...]

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 [...]

BETT 2015 Highlights

On Thursday 22nd January a couple of us from emc (Sophie and Ava) visited Bett 2015! The Bett show is a four day event held at the ExCel London and is the world's leading learning technology event. The event inspirational for anyone involved in education and gives them the chance to engage with a world of learning excellence [...]

Illuminate Publishing GCSE Drama Unit

Here at emc we design a whole range of materials for a variety of products, from ELT materials, sports books and school textbooks. We are proud to announce that one of our latest pieces has been the design & layout for Illuminate Publishing's newest  Drama textbook for GCSE: Unit 1 Devised Practical Performance. Endorsed by [...]