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Design Bridge Dog’s Bollocks Student Awards 2015 – the winners

It’s the blog post you’ve all been waiting for – the winners of this year’s Dog’s Bollocks Student Awards! The brief was simple: redesign a...

Friday Favourites

This week we’ve been mesmerised by Michael Murphy’s “Perceptual Shift” sculpture, currently on display at the IMAGE Gallery in New York. Composed of 1,252 black...

What we’re listening to this week #6

Who needs Glastonbury when you have the Design Bridge WWLTTW playlist? Curated weekly by our very own Andy Kirk, listen to what’s been inspiring us below, and catch...

“I wish I’d written” Part Two, by the Design Bridge Strategy Team

From a beautifully crafted book to an insightful article on design thinking, in this week’s instalment of “I wish I’d written” four more people from...

Gypsy, juggling and diablo: The Amsterdam Summer Away Day

“and the winners are…the dish washers!” Soul crushing words for some, a life affirming win for others. Those were the results of this year’s Summer...

Friday Favourites

What happens when you tell the beginning and end of a story, but not the middle? Storytelling is central to our work at Design Bridge, and Jacob...

What we’re listening to this week #5

The ‘What We’re Listening To This Week’ (WWLTTW) list is curated each week by Andy Kirk with suggestions from across the Design Bridge studios. In Andy’s words:...

“I wish I’d written” – thoughts from the Design Bridge Strategy team

We’ve been delving into the minds of our Strategy team, asking them to select a piece of writing that they wished they’d written and to...

Friday Favourites

We like tiny things here on Friday Favourites, and we love Tanaka Tatsuya’s ‘Miniature Calendar’ project. Since 2011, Tatsuya has been creating miniature dioramas using...

Design Bridge at the FAB Awards plus Student Awards Update

It’s time to sound the awards klaxon again! Continuing our recent winning streak for our work with Fortnum & Mason, we’re incredibly pleased (as the...

At the Bar with Jaap Biemans aka Coverjunkie

‘At the Bar’ is our series of thought-provoking talks hosted in our Amsterdam Studio each month. Our most recent guest speaker was with the multi-award winning...

Friday Favourites

We all know about p-p-picking up a penguin, but I’ve never heard about using a p-p-posing for a penguin mirror before. That’s until I came...

Friday Favourites

We love a bit of movie magic and moody photography on Friday Favourites so we were thrilled when we stumbled across this amazing imagery from...

Crafted Refreshment – a soda fountain for KFC

If you follow the sound of whirring machines, all the way down to the basement in our London Studio, you’ll find yourself in our Workshop....

Most Awarded at D&AD plus New York Festivals awards

Last night we attended not one but two awards ceremonies and, we’re pleased to say, came home armed with some shiny new trophies. Over in...

Friday Favourites

We like a good stop motion animation on Friday Favourites, but what about stop motion photography? The ‘Sudden Stop’ series by French artist Julot Bandit...

Friday Favourites: Paper Special

We found lots of inspiring paper and card-themed stories this week, so today’s Friday Favourites is a themed one. Self-proclaimed “Illustrator and paper enthusiast” Nancy Liang  combines her two passions,...

First place for Karhu in The Dieline Awards 2015

Here’s a good pub quiz fact: the Karhu bear is the most tattooed brand marque in Finland. Here’s another good fact: our work with Karhu...

Johnnie Walker: What Design Can Do for Sensory Storytelling

How do you use design to capture the sensory story of Johnnie Walker Whisky? We are hosting a session at What Design Can Do  alongside acclaimed artist Arran...

Dog’s Bollocks Student Awards 2015: Call for Entries!

This year’s Dog’s Bollocks Student Awards 2015 is underway. We want you to redesign a famous brand. We’re inviting you to choose a famous brand and redesign...

Support and visit the “Nepal. Before.” photography exhibition at Design Bridge Amsterdam

From Monday 11th May 2015 until the end of the month, our Amsterdam Studio will be hosting a photography exhibition by Richard Rigby in support...

Friday Favourites

If you’ve not come across food photographer Brittany Wright before, then you’re in for a tasty treat. Wright is a master at turning the contents...

Claire Parker reviews new visual identity for Transavia

Executive Creative Director at DB Amsterdam, Claire, is on the online corporate design panel of Marketing Tribune magazine. Each month she judges a corporate design alongside Stefan...

Award-winning week for Design Bridge

We’re incredibly proud of everything we create at Design Bridge, so it’s always nice to see our hard work recognised in the industry, and this...

At the Bar with Carolien Glazenburg, Graphic Design Curator at the Stedelijk Museum

‘At the Bar’ – a night set up for guest speakers at our Amsterdam studio – has brought in a huge variety of people who have...

Friday Favourites

3D printing and stop motion animation. Two things we like a lot at DB. So when we heard about animator Gilles-Alexander Deschaud’s latest project, we...

One month left to enter our Dog’s Bollocks student competition

Are you a design student? Got a big idea for redesigning a famous brand? We want to hear from you. From the far corners of...

Exquisite Amsterdam Typography: De Amsterdamse Krulletter

Recently, three of us from the Amsterdam studio went to a lecture at the University of Amsterdam. The subject was a little known typographic asset...

Friday Favourites

Calling all Wes Anderson fans! This week on Friday Favourites we’ve been admiring Alejandro Giraldo and his tribute to the meticulous film director – illustrations...

Q&A with Claire Parker about the ADCN Awards

Claire Parker, Executive Creative Director in our Amsterdam studio, chaired this year’s Product & Packaging design jury of the ADCN Awards which took place on Tuesday...

The Great Dutch Bake Off

Here at DB we love a good bake off. Recently the Amsterdam office split into teams to finally establish who really knew their choux from...

Friday Favourites

The Daily Spoon At DB we’re advocates of craft, and when we spotted Stian Korntved Ruud’s Instagram profile we were inspired by both his skill...

Claire Parker reviews new visual identity for the Dutch National Military Museum

Executive Creative Director in our Amsterdam studio, Claire Parker, is part of the online ‘corporate design panel’ of Marketing Tribune magazine. This means that every...

Friday Favourites

Bringing Van Gogh to life This week we’re giving a shout out to Sander Toth in our Amsterdam studio, who spotted that an idea from...

Friday Favourites

Satellite above We love a satellite shot on Friday Favs, so what better way to start this week’s FF than with these amazing images from...

Friday Favourites

Cob Gallery & Nina Fowler If you haven’t come across Nina Fowler before you’re in for a real treat. Using pencil and graphite she produces...

Award Winning Work in Design Effectiveness

You’ll find a whole lot of smiles in our studios today, as we brought home 4 shiny new trophies from the DBA Design Effectiveness Awards...

Friday Favourites

3D Typography from Tolga Girgin Thanks Robin White who sent in this amazing 3D calligraphy, reminiscent of the 90s classic Magic Eye, from Turkish graphic...

Friday Favourites

Ice berg, right ahead People often talk about the tip of the ice berg but you don’t hear much about the other bit. Well, today...

Friday Favourites

Let it go! This week Fubiz have put together a very cool selection of stunning images – some might even say, they’re as cool as...

Friday Favourites

FMCG Fashion Ever fancied trying a Tiffany yoghurt, Nike Orange or iMilk? No? Okay, well don’t worry as you don’t have to, but you can...

A christmas toast with Trip Trap special edition

After the fun we had with the original Trip Trap beer back in September, we thought there could be no better way of finishing the...

Design Bridge Amsterdam goes back in time for Christmas

It’s that time of year again, and with another award winning year coming to an end, what better way to let our hair down than...

Friday Favourites

The Nuna popsicle Thank you to Ivan Cervantes who sent in these amazing architectural icy treats this week. These tasty food designs are from architects Manu Kumar...

Friday Favourites

Thawing Flowers With the winter frost now frequenting our misty mornings it’s definitely the season to share these amazing photographs, featured by Spoon and Tamago, from...

Friday Favourites

He built his city on rocks and rolls… of paper If you’re organised, you may have all your presents wrapped and stashed under the Christmas...

Sinterklaas at Design Bridge: a celebration of type and tradition

Happy Sinterklaas everyone!

Friday Favourites

Light is Time Well we have lots to be thankful for this week with it being Thanksgiving and discount mayhem in the shops, but one...

Skating into the Christmas spirit

Flutz, death spiral, crossover, axel jump, choctaw turn. We’re not talking F1. We’re talking ice. At DB we tend to jump (or skate in this...

Friday Favourites

Leaf Beasts All the leaves are brown and the sky is definitely 50 shades of grey at the moment but that hasn’t stopped artist Baku...