5 Adobe Photoshop tips to make your images more pro

5 Adobe Photoshop tips to make your images more pro In our last post, we shared our top tips to try when using Adobe InDesign – we hope you liked them! Today, we’re sharing our five favourite tips for Adobe Photoshop. At EMC, we pride ourselves on realistic and effective use of Photoshop [...]

Tapping into IATEFL 2019: inclusivity and workplace English

Here at emc design, we create textbooks and learning resources for English language students, and to do this we need to have a deep understanding of learners today. Only by understanding how real students behave, think and feel when interacting with learning materials can we find the solutions needed to inspire and teach learners of [...]

Meet Lucy – Our Publishing Services Manager

It's about time that we introduced our Publishing Services Manager, Lucy. Before joining emc design you worked at Cambridge University Press, what did you do there and how has it prepared you for your role at emc? I worked in both Academic and ELT Production, project managing individual products and multi-component courses. I was responsible [...]

10 inspiring places for designers in London

Where do designers find their inspiration? And how do we take inspiration from similar mediums, without copying? Some lucky designers just need to see great work to get inspired. Some designers can find inspiration in just about anything. Most of us agree that looking outside of the publishing industry gets our creative juices flowing, so [...]

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Unleashing the power of emc’s “fine-tooth comb”

Here at emc design, we work with publishers of all sizes – from large international education publishers to niche specialists who only publish occasionally. Like our clients, we are big and small. Yep, you read that right. We are one of the biggest agencies in the publishing industry, but we work in small teams, each dedicated to [...]

25 Up and Coming Illustrators

Back in July we visited the D&AD New Blood exhibition. As a design agency we visit each year to seek out new designers to join our team, as well as to see some of the other beautiful design work graduates are producing. We are always excited to see the illustrations on display as we’re always [...]

A Scrumdiddlyumptious Tea Party

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl’s birth. With celebrations happening all over the world, we thought we would join in the fun with a little tea party of our own – focusing on the author's gloriumptious stories and characters. After building up our Honey points from Beehive Illustration we were able to convert [...]

A guide to the perfect job application

Thinking of applying to one of our job vacancies? Well look no further. We've put together a range of posts and tips for you to create the perfect application and find out a bit more about what it's like to work for emc design. We thought it would help if we started by telling you how we recruit, [...]

Tips & Tricks: Improving legibility of text on images

One of the fundamental things you can do either as a designer, or someone creating your own materials, is to understand how to get the best out of combining texts and images. When you overlay text onto a photo different areas of light and dark can reduce legibility. So we asked Amy, one of our Design Managers, [...]

News Flash: We’re recruiting for an Art Buyer

We are launching our latest recruitment drive to find the next lovely person to join our growing team! emc design is looking for an Art buyer to join our leading design agency for the publishing industry. We are passionate about what we do and have built up an unrivalled reputation for producing high-end, multi-component resources (print [...]