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Friday Favourites

We’ve come across lots of creative inspiration this week, and our first story comes from Tash, who tells us about her favourite new Instagram find – Justine Kusuma....

What we’re listening to this week #43

You may have noticed that we’ve been talking about our latest work for Guinness recently. So in honour of our re-crafted Guinness harp, this week’s Studio...

Friday Favourites

What a week. There’s been highs (like all of the exciting things going on at D&AD this week – more on this later) but also lows,...

What we’re listening to this week #42

In it’s 42nd week, here is an eclectic mix of music for you to plug in and nod along to. Welcome to this week’s edition...

The Great Design Bridge Sporting Bake Off

We love an excuse for a good, old-fashioned bake off and, at the end of last week, we were busy baking. But this wasn’t just your average bake...

Friday Favourites

Our first favourite this Friday is filmmaker Selina Miles. Tash says, “I found Selina Miles when I was trying to find out who directed the music video...

What we’re listening to this week #41 – Record Store Day 2016 special

In honour of Record Store Day this Saturday, this week we have a special edition of our Studio playlist. Here our WWLTTW curator, Andy, to tell you...

Dog’s Bollocks Student Awards 2016: call for entries

Design students, can you win us over? This year we’ve got a brand new brief for our Dog’s Bollocks Student Awards competition – we’re asking...

Friday Favourites

It’s just 4 short months until the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics, and we’re getting into the spirit of The Games early with these beautifully crafted paper sculptures of...

What we’re listening to this week #40

Welcome to the 40th edition of our weekly Studio playlist. And with may of out lists, this week’s has a theme. Here’s our List curator...

Friday Favourites

This week it’s Museum Week – a worldwide celebration of the wonderful world of museums (check out Twitter for more). Regular blog readers will know that we often visit...

What we’re listening to this week #39

Welcome to the latest edition of our “What We’re Listening To This Week” playlist, brought to you by Andy. Here he is to introduce this week’s...

We may look like we’re playing, but we’re hard at work

Inspiration and creativity can (and should) come from all sorts of places. Originally published on Design Week earlier in the year, DB’s Anna Hamill explains why playtime...

Chicks, eggs and chocolate. It could only be Easter.

At Design Bridge we like to think a little differently, so to kick off the seasonal festivities we have brought together some alternate Easter traditions...

Friday Favourites

The daffodils are blooming, spring is in the air, and it’s got us thinking about cocktails. But not just any old cocktails. We have been marvelling at these...

What we’re listening to this week #38

Want to know what working at Design Bridge sounds like? Our weekly WWLTTW playlist is here to inspire your ears and give you a taste of...

Design Bridge Visits: Paris Photo-Aperture PhotoBook Awards 2015 at Huis Marseille

My head had cleared from DB Amsterdam’s Friday Gin tasting and the sun was occasionally popping out through the clouds. It was a mooi* Dutch day for...

The tale of the Design Bridge Strategy Mouse

It’s World Poetry Day today (21 March 2016 for anyone reading later) so in honour of a day dedicated to words, we thought we’d share...

Friday Favourites

Some of us remember it, others of us can’t even begin to imagine it, but graphic design DID exist before we had computers. Graphic Means is a...

What we’re listening to this week #37b

In our last Studio playlist, WWLTTW curator Andy was in Brazil. This week he’s delved further into the Brazilian music scene to inspire our (and your)...

Claire Parker reviews new identity for Luxor Theatre Rotterdam

Claire Parker, Executive Creative Director of our Amsterdam Studio, is part of the ‘Corporate Design Panel’ of Marketing Tribune magazine, so every month she critiques a...

Friday Favourites

Seeing as we missed our WWLTTW playlist this week (sorry fans, you can listen back to previous playlists here), we thought we’d start this week’s...

Celebrating Chinese New Year at Design Bridge Singapore

Did you know… just like Christmas with its 12 days of celebration, Chinese communities celebrate the Lunar New Year from the first day of the...

Friday Favourites

Sometimes it’s the simplest of things that catch our attention and make us smile. Like these beautifully simple one line drawings of animals: See more...

Design Bridge Visits: Art Stage Singapore 2016

Art Stage Singapore is the flagship art event in South East Asia, held each year during Art Week. This year’s theme was “City and Art...

What we’re listening to this week #37

In the Studio this week we’re listening to music inspired by Brazil because Andy – your faithful WWLTTW curator – is currently on a work...

Stories from Design Bridge: The DB London Bursary scheme

At Design Bridge we’re big believers in nurturing, mentoring and managing people’s careers, and we’re always on the hunt for new talent to join us....

Creating brands for the Modern Man

Earlier this year, Chris Allan (a Senior Brand Strategist in our London Studio) took a closer look into the world of men’s personal care – how the sector is changing, trends...

Friday Favourites

Welcome to Friday Favourites – our weekly round up of stories, pictures, films and people that have inspired our creativity and captured our imagination. First...

What we’re listening to this week #36

This week we’ve been listening to music that makes us feel something. Here’s Andy, our WWLTTW curator, with this week’s playlist. Listen along with us, and feel...

Stories from Design Bridge: Melissa’s advice for D&AD New Blood 2016

We’re sure that most of our readers will be familiar with the D&AD but, just in case, the best description comes directly from the D&AD website;...

Bronze, Silver and Gold for Design Bridge at DBA Design Effectiveness Awards 2016

Good design is not just about something looking beautiful. It’s also about how design can make a positive impact on your client’s business. Design effectiveness is celebrated...

Friday Favourites

Happy Friday, blog readers! It’s been a great week for creative inspiration, starting with the Super Bowl (more on that later), and ending with some...

What we’re listening to this week #35

Want to perk up your ears with some new musical discoveries? This is ‘What we’re listening to this week’, curated and narrated by our very own...

Friday Favourites

Lots of creative stories have caught our eye this week so let’s start with a photographer, spotted by Tash and Fahud on Instagram. The photographer in question...

Celebrating the Year of the Monkey at Design Bridge Singapore

As we enter our 30th year (plenty of anniversary plans are underway, don’t you worry) our Singapore Studio has been busy planning another celebration – Chinese New...

What we’re listening to this week #34

This week we’re thinking about gin. So it’s only natural that our playlist is also inspired by the juniper-based spirit. Here’s our WWLTTW curator Andy to...

Crafting Booth’s Gin with David A Smith

On Red Lion Street, just down the road from our London Studio, stands a building that was once a gin distillery. This particular distillery produced...

What we’re listening to this week #33

Andy is on a mission to get us, our clients and our friends all thinking about music and sound differently. So each week he curates...

Apply for the Design Bridge Client Servicing & Strategy Graduate Scheme 2016

Please note that applications for the 2016 scheme are now closed. You can check our Careers page for current opportunities to work with us. If you’re graduating...

Tips for overcoming a creative block

Sometimes it can be impossible to come up with ideas. A little while back, I put together a selection of tips for overcoming a creative block...

Friday Favourites

The nights are long and the temperature has dropped (for 3 of our Studios, anyway), and all of this wintery weather has drawn us to some frosty stories...

What we’re listening to this week #32

Last night the kind folk at Museum of London invited us along to the iconic 100 Club for the launch party of Punk London – a year...

Design Bridge Visits: Lumiere, London

Between 14th and 17th January, London was lit up by a series of light installations created by artists for Lumiere, a spectacular light festival taking place in...

Friday Favourites

Happy Friday, readers. To start you off this week we’ve got a couple of inspiring typography stories to ease you in to the weekend. First up...

What we’re listening to this week #31

This might be one of the saddest lists that we have assembled, because it follows on the news of the death of David Bowie. Plenty...

Friday Favourites

Congratulations Friday Favourites readers, you’ve made it through the first week back at work and it’s very nearly the weekend. To celebrate the beginning of 2016, this week’s Friday...

What we’re listening to this week #30

We’re back from the festive season feeling fresh and renewed, so it’s time we shared the first Studio playlist of 2016. Here’s our WWLTTW curator...

Stories from Design Bridge: Designer turned Strategist

‘Stories from Design Bridge’ is an on-going series of blog interviews with people from different teams, Studios and backgrounds, uncovering what life is really like working...

Friday Favourites Festive Special

It’s the final Friday in the DB Studios this year (and it’s almost Christmas – you can check here to find out when it is actually Christmas)...