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Our blog has a new home!

We’re really excited to announce that as part of our 25 year anniversary we have launched a brand new website! Our new site showcases new projects and has information about us and our fantastic team, including a fun infographic about our story. We’ve added a list … Continue reading

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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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Top tips for creating the perfect portfolio

With the new year well and truly welcomed in, we are already starting to look for more people to join our team. Recruiting is one of our biggest challenges and finding the right person can be hard, as is finding … 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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Celebrating 25 years of design [Interview with our MD Mike]

In December 1990 Mike, our MD, left a relatively well-paid job running the marketing services department of a materials testing company to set up emc design. Mike had worked in publishing before this, first starting at Longman Publishers, Harlow in 1975. … Continue reading

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The benefits of in-house Creative Content – why picture researchers need designers

In our previous posts about using stock images in ELT materials, we discussed how to make the most of picture research, giving away some of our (not-so-secret) secrets. Here at emc, we’re lucky to have a dedicated, in-house Creative Content … Continue reading

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How agile can we be? Top 5 tips for working together in a global publishing industry – Part 3 of 3

So here we are at the third and final post in our mini-series on being agile in the publishing world. If you’ve been following along with us so far, in part 1 of this mini-series, you’ll remember that we introduced … Continue reading

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