Tag Archives: Design

Design does matter: BookMachine event round-up

Last night emc design and BookMachine co-hosted the first BookMachine design themed evening ‘Why Design Matters: Collaborating with your design team‘, at The Square Pig & Pen in Holborn. Sophie from emc design along with Sam and Laura from BookMachine … 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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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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Do you know your known knowns?: A Reflection from BookMachine’s 5th Birthday

As Assistant Production Editor at emc design, one part of my job that I really enjoy is attending events within the publishing industry. My first blog post is inspired by the BookMachine talk we attended in London in September. BookMachine celebrated their fifth … 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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Meet the IPG Innovators at London Book Fair

We’re really excited to be taking part in the Independent Publishers Guild’s “Meet the Innovators” zone at this year’s The London Book Fair. There will be a total of nine companies taking part including us! We decided to take part because we want … Continue reading

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Interview with Pablo Stanley, Graphic Designer & Illustrator – Kaplan International Colleges Blog

We came across this great little interview from Kaplan International Colleges with designer and illustrator Pablo Stanley. We particularly love his illustrations around the English language. Which for Pablo has been an amusing language to learn and a difficult one … Continue reading

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