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The DB Student Awards competition 2019: The Brief

*drum roll please* The brief for our annual DB Student Awards competition has landed, and this year we’re asking students to demonstrate creative thinking and win...

Truth & Dare: the Design Bridge Singapore Showcase exhibition

As part of Singapore Design Week 2019, our Design Bridge Singapore Studio put on a showcase exhibition at the Substation Gallery, with the theme being “Truth &...

Chinese New Year: celebrating the Year of the Pig at Design Bridge Singapore

One of the favourite traditions in our Singapore Studio, one that we look forward to every year, is celebrating Chinese New Year. Similar to past years,...

Claire Parker reviews new identity for 100% NL by SuperRebel

As part of Marketing Tribune’s DesignPanel, last month Claire Parker (Executive Creative Director in our New York and Amsterdam Studios) judged a new identity created by SuperRebel...

And the winner is… judging the Inverkeithing High School Art Department competition

Now here’s something a little bit different to the usual student competitions we run or are involved in. For the past few years Kirsty Struthers,...

An evening of empowerment: Design Bridge London hosts Ladies, Wine & Design

It’s been widely reported that the number of women in creative leadership positions is incredibly low – “12% of Creative Directors are women” is one...

The garden of sound – Design Bridge Amsterdam supports start-up Timio

What does it mean to design for a start-up brand that is about to launch through Kickstarter? It means clear articulation of an idea. Simple,...

Claire Parker reviews identity for Jeugdfonds Sports & Cultuur

Claire Parker, Executive Creative Director of our Amsterdam and New York Studios, is part of the Marketing Tribune “design panel”, and every month she judges a new...

Friday Favourites – Bauhaus special

2019 marks 100 years since the influential Bauhaus art school opened its doors and its teachers and alumni have contributed a huge amount to the...

Design Bridge Shanghai celebrates its first award winning project – Starbucks Mooncakes

Yesterday we were at the ONEOF100 Summit in NYC; a gathering of 100 brand leaders to explore innovation, sustainability and design. Woven into the day...

Friday Favourites

This week, we’ve collected some inspiring other-worldly work from illustrators, artists and a French fashion house with Japanese flair. Just a small reminder to stay wonderfully...

Friday Favourites

Welcome to the latest installment of Friday Favourites – our end-of-week roundup featuring some of our favourite creative stories. We’ll begin this week with a story from...

Making art: team bonding in the Design Bridge Singapore Studio

In celebration of a great year of team work and to bring everyone together, rather than our usual trip to the pub, the Mondelēz and Unilever...

The Design Bridge London Client Servicing & Strategy Graduate Scheme 2019

Applications for this scheme have now closed and successful applicants will be contacted ASAP. We’ve kept the rest of the application information below for applicant reference. If...

Stories from Design Bridge: Meet Claire Robertshaw, Executive Creative Director at DB London

A little while back Claire Robertshaw, Executive Creative Director in our London Studio, sat down with the lovely folk at Creative Boom to talk women in...

Get out of that rut – creative inspiration to beat the January blues

Holly Kielty, our London Studio’s Creative Director of Brand Language, wrote a column for Computer Arts Magazine a while back about how to escape the hell of...

Friday Favourites

Ahh the first week of January. By now you have made it through the first few days back at work, probably broken at least one...

Which brand would you love to redesign? Part 3

We’ve been asking around our Studios to find out which brands people would love to get their hands on and redesign. This time round Ben suggests...

What we’re listening to this Christmas

Christmas is a time for traditions; time to make memories and spend quality times with loved ones because it is unquestionably, the most wonderful time...

The Design Bridge London Charity Christmas Breakfast 2018

One of our favourite festive traditions in London is the annual Charity Christmas breakfast. Every year we host a breakfast for the London team, cooked...

Stories from Design Bridge: DB’s Gali Lucas preps for Amsterdam Light Festival

The annual Amsterdam Light Festival is a magical time in the Dutch capital. From November to January, 30 artworks light up the centre of Amsterdam and...

Design Bridge, Durex & World AIDS Day 2018

Founded in 1988, and the world’s first global health day, tomorrow is World AIDS Day (1st December). As the official website explains, “It’s an opportunity...

Celebrating our first year at Design Bridge Shanghai

Would you believe that last week marked 1 year since our Studio opened in Shanghai? Time certainly does fly and, of course, we couldn’t let this pass by...

Friday Favourites

We do love a beautifully designed book cover here at DB, and we’re rather fond of Henning M. Lederer’s minimalist animated versions of midcentury book...

Which brand would you love to redesign? Part 2

We’ve been asking people around our Studios which brand would love to get their hands on and redesign. This week Laura, Jason and Lizzy chose a British...

Which brand would you love to redesign? Part 1

Every designer has their favourite brands; the clients they dream about working on because they admire them, or because they believe that they haves untapped...

Internships, bursaries and a bright future in Amsterdam

Last month Design Bridge Amsterdam’s HR Director, Nicolien Zijp, spoke to DUDE magazine (a quarterly design-focused magazine published by the BNO) about the challenges of recruiting young...

Design Bridge success at WPPed Cream Awards 2018

Back in the height of the summer heat wave (remember that?) Graham and Emma, our Chief Creative Officer and Deputy, joined Creative Directors from WPP agencies all...

Fun, games and eggs on the Design Bridge Singapore Away Day 2018

An annual tradition for our Studio, this year’s Away Day celebrated Singapore’s roots to the fullest. The day was very much about “kampong spirit”. With...

Highlights from Dutch Design Week 2018

Dutch Design Week never disappoints with bright ideas – even when Eindhoven is characteristically grey. Here’s a snippet of some of our favourite pieces (as...

Friday Favourites

Can you believe that Google Doodles (the regular transformation of the Google logo into something topical or celebratory) has been going for 20 years? Design...

Design Bridge Amsterdam’s Christian Lank nominated for BNO Packaging Talent Award

As Christian Lank browsed the washing powder shelves at his local supermarket, he couldn’t help but think, “Why is it all so white?” Apparently Christian,...

Welcome to Design Bridge London: meet our 2018 Grads

September brings with it many things. The end of summer (au revoir short sleeves and al fresco drinking), there’s a chill in the air (hello knitwear and cosy...

At the Bar with Geert Van Kerckhove: A lesson in well-beeing

Our latest At the Bar speaker (a regular event in our Amsterdam Studio where we invite people from a variety of creative and inspiring backgrounds to share their...

Diversity drives creativity: Design Bridge joins Creative Mentor Network

Diversity in the creative industry is a much-debated topic. In fact, it’s more than just a topic. It’s a challenge, and one that can feel...

Friday Favourites

In our regular Friday Favourites blog posts we share some of our favourite creative inspiration finds from the past week. Ready for the latest edition?...

Stories from Design Bridge: Say hello to Jason, Partnership Creative Director in Amsterdam

In the latest installment of our “Stories from Design Bridge” series of interviews with the people we work with every day, we sat down for...

Design Bridge Wins Silver at Pentawards 2018 for Karhu Limited Edition

I don’t know about you but, since September kicked in and the holidays came to an end, there’s been a bit of a ‘back to school’ feeling...

Friday Favourites

You can read a physical book. You can listen to an audiobook. And now you can experience some of your favourite literature in a new and innovative way,...

Design Bridge Visits: The Art of Campari, London

After finishing last week’s Friday Favourites I switched off my laptop and set off for the Estorick Collection for a long overdue gallery visit, and a little creative inspiration. Set...

Friday Favourites

In the mood for a touch of colourful inspiration this weekend? In NYC? Well, earlier this week Color Factory opened in Manhattan – an immersive, interactive colour-themed...

Stories from Design Bridge: creatively inspired from Singapore to Amsterdam

This summer Dutch industry magazine Marketing Tribune is running a series of interviews profiling creatives in the Netherlands, which includes our very own Yvonne Eng...

Cascabel Studio Landing Project – creative inspiration from Argentina & London

Supported by the British Council and organised by Cascabel Studio (a multidisciplinary creative studio founded in Buenos Aires and based in London), Landing Project is a...

Friday Favourites

Reducing our use of disposable coffee cups and creating new recyclable materials are two hot topics at the moment. Enter Kaffeeform, a Berlin start-up that...

Stories from Design Bridge: Wildlife Rescue Volunteering in Singapore

Getting to live in the amazing cities we call home all around the world is brilliant for creative inspiration, but there are all sorts of...

Friday Favourites

We’re heading towards the end of our working week, the sun is shining, and the weekend is very much in sight. But first, here are a...

At the Bar with Lucien Spee, Pride Amsterdam

Last week we were lucky enough to welcome Lucien Spee, Managing Director of Pride Amsterdam, as our latest At the Bar guest speaker. He came...

Design Bridge Visits: Art From The Streets at The ArtScience Museum, Singapore

There’s nothing like a good art exhibition to kickstart creative thinking, and a group of us from the Singapore Studio recently took a trip to...

Design Bridge Visits: Summer Exhibition 2018, Royal Academy of Arts, London

This year celebrates the 250th anniversary of the RA Summer Exhibition, an art exhibition originally founded to be open to artists of all merits to...

Friday Favourites Summer Soundtrack

Summer soundtracks are one of life’s ultimate pleasures. Whether you’re sunning yourself on an exotic beach with a cocktail in hand, burning meat at a...