Category Archives: Design & Technology

Celebrating 25 years of design [Interview with Production Manager John]

In the latest of our special 25-year anniversary blog posts, we interview John, our Production Manager. John joined emc back in 1998 as Mike’s first full-time employee and is still with us today. 1.  When you first joined emc, InDesign didn’t exist! In this … Continue reading

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Why design matters: Collaborating with your designers

We’re celebrating our 25th anniversary with a special BookMachine birthday party on Wednesday 10th February, at The Square Pig & Pen, Central London. With the event just around the corner, we thought we would give you a few pointers to get you thinking “Why Design … Continue reading

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25 Quick Keyboard Shortcuts

As an ever busy design studio it is vital that we work in the most efficient way possible to meet our deadlines. Whether it be starting out on a new job in the sample design stage, text formatting and typesetting … Continue reading

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You’re invited to our 25th birthday party

We’re celebrating our 25th with a special BookMachine birthday party on Wednesday 10th February, at The Square Pig & Pen, Central London. For this special birthday edition, we’re asking “Why Design Matters: Collaborating with your design team” and have invited three speakers to … Continue reading

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Kristina takes a look at Photoshop’s new Artboard feature

Here at emc, we are all full Creative Cloud subscribers which means we get constant access to the latest updates from Adobe. Some of these updates pass us by and often are just little bug fixes. However, the most recent … Continue reading

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Bedpop Fun Palace and The Robot Lab

This coming weekend Fun Palace is coming to Bedford! Fun Palaces is a national event to encourage both science and arts education, inviting people to bring them together however they choose. This year the Fun Palace is coming to Bedford for … Continue reading

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Speed dating with Oxford Brookes Publishing students

On Monday Kathryn and Sophie travelled across to Oxford Brookes to take part in their annual “Working in Publishing Day“. The uni arranges this day every year to give students the opportunity to talk to people working in and around … Continue reading

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