Show me what you mean­ – how editors and authors can influence the design process [guest post]

http://gty.im/573586649 Lyn Strutt is an ELT professional providing editorial services and consultancy for the educational publishing industry. She is an Advanced Professional Member of the SfEP with extensive experience of editing teaching and training materials, and has a background in training adults in English and business skills. In this post, she looks at ways in [...]

Creative Content’s Pic of the week

  http://gty.im/128115961                   On the first Friday in October of every year, World Smile Day is celebrated. Something as simple as a smile can go a long way. And it is a scientific fact that if you smile for 30 seconds, it can give your mood [...]

Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

Caption: A woman appreciates light installations during a media preview of the 9th Singapore Night Festival in Singapore, Aug. 18, 2016. Credit: Xinhua / Alamy Stock Photo                           We came across this stunning image of the 9th Singapore Night Festival, earlier [...]

Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/503630054 Our Creative Content team's Pic of the Week is back again with this gorgeous image from Torres del Paine National Park, Chile! We’d love to know how you would use this in your classroom?

Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/547695899 Our Creative Content team's Pic of the Week is back again with this gorgeous image from under the sea! We’d love to know how you would use this in your classroom? Would you use an image like this to talk about colour? Or would you use it to discuss marine environmental issues, such as [...]

Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/599854185 Happy Word Earth Day! ELT teachers, we’d love to know how would you use an image or topic like this in the classroom! Let us know in the comments section below.

Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/112780811 Virunga Volcanoes in Rwanda Credit: Andy Rouse Wow, what a stunning image this is! How would you use this in your classroom to generate discussion and vocabulary on creativity?  

Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/498757914 A camel herd sits beside a camel feeding at the fairgrounds of the Pushkar Camel Fair in Pushkar, Rajasthan, India, on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. Throw together hundreds of thousands of rural Indians, colorful festivals and throngs of tourists and you get the annual Pushkar Fair. Photographer: Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg via Getty Images We'd love to [...]

Creative Content's Pick of the Week

This week's image 'Gardens by the Bay at night' was found on Alamy. ‘Gardens by the Bay’ was created as part of a government led initiative to transform Singapore from a ‘Garden City’ to a ‘City in a Garden’. This image shows one of the main attractions – ‘The Supertree Grove’ formed of artificial tree-like [...]

The benefits of in-house Creative Content – a designers response

Last week we posted 'The benefits of in-house Creative Content – why picture researchers need designers'. The post looked at the advantages from a picture research point of view of working in the same studio as our designers. Amy, one of our Design Managers, gives her response on why our set-up is beneficial to our design [...]