http://gty.im/944339258 This week saw the return of the London Book Fair. A huge publishing event, filing the iconic Kensington Olympia, this photo does not do justice to the size and scale but we were lucky enough to be in attendance.
http://gty.im/814416102 This week’s Pic of the Week of a woolly-jumpered boy, leaping among daffodils overlooked by bare trees and the watery sunshine of early Spring, speaks to the sentiment of March and April in the northern hemisphere. Exuberant anticipation of what lies ahead, viewed in the reality of the present. The not quite, but almost. [...]
On Tuesday 17th April, Fotofringe London returns back for its 8th great year, now firmly established as the not-to-be-missed networking and deal making event for image buyers of all kinds. The organisers have created a fun, relaxed and intensely productive single-day session at Kings Place, right next to where Google’s new HQ is to be [...]
http://gty.im/926046550 For those of us who have given up chocolate for lent, it seems to be around every corner, tempting us! Here we have chocolate Oscar statuettes, made by master chef Wolfgang Puck, and displayed during the 90th Annual Academy Awards Governors Ball on 1st March, in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Adam's tutorial this week will teach us to make nice looking torn paper edges using illustrator symbols. Have a go following the steps below and let us know how you get on. Step one Open up illustrator and make sure your symbols window is active: [...]
http://gty.im/912684768 The night sky had a display in store on Wednesday this week, with a rare Super Blue Blood Moon lunar eclipse. This happens when the Moon is at its closest to the Earth, appearing about 14 percent brighter than usual, and is simultaneously a 'blue moon', the second full moon in the same month, [...]
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 [...]
In November 2017, Kayleigh joined us from London based Stocks Taylor Benson. Now that she's settled in, we thought it was about time we sat down with her to find out more. Before joining emc design you worked at Stocks Taylor Benson, what did you do there and how has it prepared [...]
Every week Adam, one of our Senior Designers, is going to search the web for tips, tricks and tutorials to share with the studio and here, on our blog. The first one comes from Shutterstock and is nice little guide for drawing low poly icons from a photo/illustration. They are a bit of a design trend [...]
http://gty.im/906975032 With over 50 art installations across the capital from King's Cross to Waterloo, this week saw the return of Lumiere London, a free four day festival of light showcasing London landmarks. Originally a one-off festival in 2009, Lumiere has now been held five times in Durham and is making its second appearance in London.