http://gty.im/1093522724 National Book Lovers Day last week sparked a discussion amongst the publishing services team of what we’re currently reading. Books include: Friends, Lovers, Chocolate by Alexander McCall Smith, Scrublands by Chris Hammer, The House Between Tides by Sarah Maine and Dracula by Bram Stoker. Happy reading everyone!
http://gty.im/160038452 Yesterday we were saddened to hear the news that British author Judith Kerr has passed away aged 95. Judith wrote over 30 books, including the much-loved children’s book The Tiger Who Came To Tea, published by HarperCollins in 1968. This week’s Pic of the Week is of Judith holding her Order of the British [...]
On a state visit to China in November 2010, David Cameron, with his coalition ministers, turned up to a welcoming ceremony well dressed and well versed in cultural relations between the two nations. As is customary in November, the British ministers donned poppies in remembrance of those who fell during the Great War. However, this [...]
http://gty.im/935983128 This beautiful space is part of the Library@Orchard in Singapore. As we approach the end of Library Lovers’ Month, let’s visit our local libraries and make the most of these wonderful places. “In a library, you could find miracles and truth and you might find something that would make you laugh so hard that [...]
http://gty.im/458469685 Today we’re celebrating national Winnie the Pooh day which honours the British author A. A. Milne’s birthday. The first collection of stories was originally published on 14th October 1926 and was illustrated by E. H. Shepard. We hope you enjoy your day thinking about the big yellow bear and his friends.
http://gty.im/459771745 EMC Design is a company of 'out-of-house' professionals who work tirelessly to meet in-house deadlines, and adapt to the individual needs of each publishing client. We have been working in this way for over 25 years and have learned a thing or two along the way. Last month a group of us attended [...]
With lots of new projects booked into the studio we are once again on the hunt for lovely, talented people to join our creative editorial design agency. In particular we are looking for Junior Designers to join us via our Graduate Design Scheme. And Art buyers who can source & commission beautiful illustrations as well [...]
On November 6th 2014, a few of us from emc design attended the BookMachine event held in London with guest speaker Rebecca Swift. It was an informal event and an opportunity to meet, socialise and network with other people from within the publishing industry, including designers, editors, writers, publishers and general book lovers. Sophie from emc said: [...]
You can't fail to have noticed that today sees the start of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. As we all get ready to cheer on an unknown country, Gavin is organising our emc sweepstake, thousands of children (and probably grown ups too) are preparing for the event with The Official 2014 FIFA World Cup [...]
Design Week have recently posted an article on a new centre which is opening at the end of the month which is completely dedicated to the production of books. From paper making to letter-pressing London Centre for Book Art (LCBA) will be a venue where visitors can explore their love of the printed book with [...]