As well as designing leading educational resources, our team are interested in the design industry as a whole. We often attend shows, connected to design ideas, which help to broaden our mindset and inspire creativity. These events are coming up soon and we thought you might like to find out more about them too. The [...]
http://gty.im/865989904 It’s starting to feel autumnal this week, and so this week’s pic of the week is a misty morning in an English woodland. This Sunday will mark the first day of autumn in the UK, also known as the ‘Autumn Equinox’.
The long days of summer are almost over, and next week in the UK many kids will be returning to schools, but while the sun still shines we will have the beauty of butterflies with us for a little longer keeping the image of summer alive for many. The monarch butterfly, must surely rank as [...]
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/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 [...]
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 [...]
http://gty.im/801924954 Here's to another sunny weekend in the UK, enjoying the heatwave! Getty Images/kelly bowden
It’s Hedgehog Awareness Week, so we’ve chosen an image of this prickly fellow to highlight the decline of one of Britain’s favourite wildlife species. There are many ways to help, from creating ‘hedgehog highways’ in our gardens by cutting a 5-inch hole in the bottom of the fence to allow them to roam for food, [...]
http://gty.im/685015109 A fisherman in front of the skyscrapers of the Malabar Hills in Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, India, Asia – Alex Robinson/Getty Images
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!