Creative Content’s Pic of the week

http://gty.im/497313631                   This week’s pic was chosen by Sarah, in light of the return of (and based on a story from) one of our team members, Janet, who has been in her homeland of South Africa! She told us about a hotel owner, who, often having to deal with pests [...]

What makes an image memorable?

http://gty.im/475701256 In our selfie, snap-chat, Instagram obsessed world we are asking what makes an image memorable? Or perhaps not necessarily memorable but one that has a permanence, a presence that will stick in our minds for more than a few seconds of scrolling through Facebook and Twitter. In a recent Royal Academy of [...]

Creative Content’s Pic of the week

http://gty.im/505453628                       With our busy day to day lives, we often forget to express our love for the people closest to us. With Valentine's day just gone, this week's pic is in theme with this day, which a celebration of love and affection you feel towards another person. [...]

Creative Content’s Pic of the week

http://gty.im/632069396                             This week's pic is of giraffes looking out of the Giraffe House at Chester Zoo for the first time! Teachers how do you measure growth, height or otherwise?

Creative Content’s Pic of the week

http://gty.im/572509273                   “Stories tell us of what we already knew and forgot, and remind us of what we haven’t yet imagined.” – Anne L. Watson, author. This week is National Story Telling week! We have been using storytelling as a form of communication for thousands of years. [...]

Creative Content’s Pic of the week

http://gty.im/464143742                       This week's pic is of a Chinese New Year Parade in Chinatown, Manhattan. New year in China is marked by the lunisolar Chinese calendar, where the date changes from year to year! Each New Year is represented by one of twelve animals, 2017 is the year of the Rooster!

Creative Content’s Pic of the week

http://gty.im/631566144                     This week's pic is of former President and Vice President of the United States of America, in light of today's presidential Inauguration. Teachers, how do you discuss current events with your class?

Creative Content’s Pic of the week

http://gty.im/464732811                   This week's pic is of the largest ice festival in the world! The annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival held in Heilongjiang, China. With temperatures in this area sometimes reaching as low as -35, the festival usually lasts up to a month. We received a [...]

We’re hiring designers [JOB ALERT]

emc design is looking for an experienced graphic designer to join our leading design agency for the publishing industry. We are passionate about what we do and have built up an unrivalled reputation in producing high end, multi-component (print & digital) resources for international education markets. Clients return to us because we have a team [...]

Design using restricted colour palettes: Why? Part 2

Collins duotone colourizer app In Part one, we looked at the historical necessity of using two colours and how we used to go about achieving this. Of course, all of these techniques can still be used, but most people work in CMYK or RGB nowadays. The agency Collins who re-branded Spotify, because of [...]