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, [...]

Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/71407097 This week’s Pic of the Week is of endurance athlete and ocean campaigner Lewis Pugh, who has taken on the challenge of swimming the 350-mile-long English Channel (Land’s End to Dover) to raise awareness of the plight of the world’s oceans. Spending up to five hours each day battling jellyfish stings, treacherous currents, and [...]

Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week

This weekend marks the return of the biennial river festival right here in Bedford. The festival now in its 40th year takes place from 14th - 15th July on the beautiful embankment of the River Great Ouse as it passes through Bedford. The town is gearing up to welcome thousands of visitors to celebrate all [...]

Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week

This week’s Pic of the Week is of a quiet road filled with jacaranda trees in blossom in Pretoria, the administrative capital in the northern area of Gauteng, South Africa. The trees bloom spectacularly in a gorgeous lavender colour and usually flower from September through to November. http://gty.im/130830658

Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week

This week’s Pic of the Week is of the beautiful Ribblehead Viaduct, which forms part of the Settle-Carlisle railway route through Yorkshire and Cumbria. The line runs through some of the UK’s prettiest scenery, connecting local communities and offering travellers magnificent countryside and picturesque villages and towns, so it’s on our bucket list! The 400m-long [...]

Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/884802526 As Christmas lights were being switched on around the globe this week, nature not to be outdone provided its own light spectacle in the form of a Supermoon. This is the first one of 2017 and also will be last of 2017. Supermoons occur during a full moon phase where the earth and moon [...]

It’s beginning to look a lot like /ˈkrɪsməs/ (Christmas)

Here at emc design, we love Christmas and it's an excellent opportunity for our team to embrace their creative side with something a bit different. Every year we design our own christmas card and this year we've added a touch of humour, based around design and editorial puns. The notice board has been transformed into [...]

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. [...]

How to write a design brief and why it’s important to get right

http://gty.im/183304802 One of the biggest aspects that can make or break a design project is the briefing process. The best design work comes when designers are confident, as with many walks of life. If designers are given great briefs, that they're confident in understanding, then they can spend the full amount of time designing instead of querying what is [...]