EMC becomes Carbon Negative – an update on our climate change pledge

This time last year we shared this post on our climate change pledge as a way to hold us accountable for our progress. And on Friday last week (22nd April) as the world celebrated Earth Day emc design was issued with our Carbon Neutral certification from Carbon Neutral Britain. One small part of our climate [...]

5 Adobe InDesign tips to make your layouts more efficient

5 tips for efficient layouts in InDesign Here at emc design, our team of designers are Adobe experts! We work primarily with InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator to create our high-quality print and digital designs and have gained a considerable amount of combined experience using Adobe software. Along the way, we’ve picked up some [...]

Join EMC Design at the IPG’s Virtual Autumn Conference

We are really excited to be exhibiting at the IPG's Virtual Autumn Conference next Wednesday 21st October. It will be a first for us both in terms of exhibiting with our own booth but also it being a virtual one. So please do come and say hello! We'd love to chat with you to see [...]

By |2020-10-14T13:14:27+01:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: Design, Educational Publishing, Events, Publishing|0 Comments

Interview with Alicia about the Publishing Services team

Committed to building long-standing relationships with our publishing clients, the Publishing Services team at emc design are drawn into a variety of projects. They might be commissioning and sourcing photos one day and proof checking final layouts the next. Here we interview Assistant Production Editor, Alicia, about the ins and outs of working on the [...]

2019 ELT Freelancers’ Awayday

This month Lucy, Liz and Sarah attended the fifth ELT Freelancers’ Awayday #FreeELT, a networking day for the freelance ELT community with a packed programme of discussions, presentations and speakers. It was a great opportunity for us to put faces to names and catch up with freelancers we’ve worked with closely, as well as make [...]

By |2019-01-30T10:23:13+01:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: ELT, Events, Publishing|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

#workinpublishing week

To mark work in publishing week, We've asked Lucy, our Publishing Services Manager, to provide an insight into her role. Explain what your company does. At emc design we are the leading print and digital design agency for publishing, working primarily on ELT and educational courses and material, commissioned by the top publishers in the [...]

Skills development is a key element of emc’s success

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 [...]

Our highlights from the IPG’s Autumn Conference

 It’s always great to attend a publishing event, with industry experts passionately sharing their knowledge, experience and expertise, and the IPG autumn conference, held last month, certainly didn’t disappoint. Here are our top takeaway points from the conference: Create a culture and environment where there is a clear purpose, radical honesty, where you lead by [...]

emc trekkers take on the Mighty Hike

  Macmillan Cancer Support are putting on their Mighty Hike series for the second year in 2018. These one-day marathon hikes run throughout the most beautiful landscapes in Great Britain. Under the banner of ‘emc trekkers’, Helen, Abi, Kayleigh and Sarah walked a grand total of 26.5 miles to support the great work Macmillan Cancer [...]

EMC at BookMachine Unplugged 2018: Talking Design

  On 20 June, emc design hosted BookMachine Unplugged 2018: Talking Design at The Driver, Kings Cross, London.  It was part of a series of exciting BookMachine events that aim to explore what is currently happening in the world of publishing.       The evening focused on the visual trends emerging from outside of [...]