Category Archives: eMC folk

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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Meet Lucy: our new assistant art buyer

Meet Lucy our new assistant art buyer, who joined us back in November after graduating from Uni. How are you finding emc so far? 
So good! Everyone is so nice and friendly and I love being part of a team. I’m finding … 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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Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

Caption: Chinstrap penguin jumping out of Antarctic waters  As Wednesday was Penguin Awareness Day, we decided to go for a penguin themed pic this week. ELT teachers, we’d love to know how would you use an image or topic like this in … Continue reading

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An afternoon with Hugh Dellar from Lexical Labs

Author and materials writer, Hugh Dellar, visited all of us here at emc this week to give us an ELT workshop. The idea of the workshop was for emc folk to gain more of an insight into the materials that we … 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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Tis the season to be jolly…

As part of our 25th Birthday we will be doing a series of ’25’ themed blog posts over the next year. To kick off we have a selection of 25 photos from our Christmas party at Corner5, Box End last … Continue reading

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Meet Katie: our newest designer

Meet Katie our newest designer, who joined us back in October after graduating from Uni.  How are you finding emc so far? I’m really enjoying ‘job life’ and just being in a routine again. I feel like I fit in … Continue reading

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Our 2015 Christmas card is here!

Our 2015 Christmas Card is finally here! This year we went through several ideas and designs but we managed to finalise it down to three, just in time for printing. Yippee! The theme this year was based on winter scenes from our local surroundings with each … Continue reading

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