http://gty.im/157443731 It's the season for picnics and barbecues, and yesterday emc design enjoyed its annual 'wayzgoose' - a summer celebration that has its origins in letterpress printing houses where workers were rewarded with a picnic or meal. In our case, it was a splendid barbecue in the sunshine!
http://gty.im/477279650 This week marks the beginning of the Women's World Cup. We all have our teams, will you be watching this weekend?
It's Mental Health Awareness Week and at emc we've been supporting our wellbeing this week with lunchtime walks in the sunshine, creativity sessions, and using a gratitude journal. Getting out into nature either daily or weekly can have a positive impact on our mental state. http://gty.im/461379817
http://gty.im/902195330 We hope you have a beautiful autumnal weekend!
Staying sharp - twice a day the Publishing Services team takes time to stretch At emc design we’re constantly striving to develop our skills and increase our knowledge in order to offer an even better service to our clients. In fact, continuous improvement is one of our core values, and regularly making enhancements [...]
http://gty.im/126158840 The smiley face is one of the most recognisable icons in the world. It was created in 1963 by commercial artist and designer Harvey Ball. As his symbol became commercialised, Harvey Ball became concerned that its original meaning of good will and good cheer was being lost. So in 1999 he started World Smile Day, [...]
This weeks Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week is of the Publishing Services team! We have hijacked their weekly blog post to show one of our new spaces being used for training today by the team! It’s really important to us that we continue to learn and offering our staff dedicated time to learn from experts [...]
This week saw our first 'wayzgoose', and we know what you're thinking... "the first emc what?" Historically, a wayzgoose was an annual event held by the masters of printing houses to mark the end of summer and the start of the season of working by candlelight. Thankfully we no longer have to work by candlelight, [...]
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, [...]
http://gty.im/482194741 Can you see it? This image was found by Amy, one of our senior designers, while looking through Getty's stunning slideshow of animals hidden in plain sight. Have a great weekend!