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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...

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...

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

If you’re graduating this year and looking for a brilliant, creative and inspiring place to start your career then you might be interested to know...

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)...

Creative Collaborations for Design Bridge this Christmas

It takes a great deal of craftsmanship to deliver great work, and we often collaborate with carefully chosen artists, specialists and experts to help us...

Deck the halls at Design Bridge London

The decorations are up, the presents are wrapped and the parties have started – the festive period is well and truly underway at Design Bridge....

What We Listened To This Year

“…You know what the three most exciting sounds in the world are?… Anchor chains, plane motors and train whistles.” – George Bailey, It’s A Wonderful...

Once upon a Christmas Party in Amsterdam

Sleigh bells ring, are you listening? The most wonderful time of the year is upon us once more. In the Amsterdam Studio we dusted off our xmas best and...

Celebrating in the new old fashioned way at Design Bridge NY

The festive season is in full swing and each of our Studios is celebrating in its own unique way. Here’s Liz from New York to tell...

Sinterklaas visits Design Bridge in Amsterdam

The wet and wintry weather certainly is upon us here in Amsterdam. But with the start of December comes a welcome Dutch festival: Sinterklaas. A...

Friday Favourites

A short but sweet Friday Favourites this week (but a bumper festive edition coming next week, FF fans). Let’s start off with a few of our...

What we’re listening to this week #28 – the Alternative Christmas playlist

Welcome to this week’s Studio soundtrack which, of course, is a Christmas playlist with a Design Bridge twist – there’s no Slade, Pogues or Mariah to be found here....

Stories from Design Bridge: Life in the Client Services Team

Want to know what it’s really like to work in the Client Services Team at Design Bridge? We caught up with David Franklin, who moved...

Friday Favourites

We’re quite fond of paper craft here on Friday Favourites (remember our Paper Special?), and this week we came across the stunning paper work of...

What we’re listening to this week #27

December is here. Feeling a little under the weather? Hiding under your duvet? Here’s our playlist curator, Andy, to provide you with some music to...

Friday Favourites

As December creeps up on us, we’ve started to see the first end-of-year ‘best of’ lists. Here’s a great one we spotted this week on Design Week...

What we’re listening to this week #26

This week’s WWLTTW playlist is all about soundscapes. Here’s Andy to take you on a journey of sound… WWLTTW #26 “A sound has no legs...

A Design Bridge afternoon tea party to Movember

Raising money and awareness for issues around men’s health, all accompanied by a cup of tea and a slice of homemade cake – Jo Hawkes explains why you’ll spot lots of...

Friday Favourites

Our first favourite this week is photographer Antoine Geiger’s “SUR-FAKE” series of distorted human faces. Geiger literally connects people to the technology they are holding, demonstrating the evolving...

Stories from Design Bridge: Studio Exchange, London to Singapore

Sam Foster is a Senior Designer at Design Bridge. Originally based in London, in May 2015 Sam went on secondment to work in our Singapore Studio....

What we’re listening to this week #25

After last week’s special guest playlist, our WWLTTW curator Andy is back to share the latest sounds from the Design Bridge Studio. Are you ready for this...

Don’t look down: exploring Clerkenwell

Are you the kind of person who walks with purpose, unaware of your surroundings and only interested in getting to your final destination? Or are...

Friday Favourites

Wednesday was Diwali – the “festival of lights” – which is celebrated by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs all over the world. We’ll be celebrating Diwali...

At the Bar with Ramiro Espinoza

This month we invited graphic and type designer Ramiro Espinoza as our guest ‘At the Bar‘ – a series of inspirational talks curated and hosted by us...

What we’re listening to this week #24 curated by Vincent Reinders

This week our ears have been treated to a WWLTTW playlist put together by our first special guest curator, Vincent Reinders. Vincent is the founder of...

Welcome to the Design Bridge Haunted House

On Friday last week, once again, our Amsterdam Studio was transformed into a haunted house of horror. The day began with Claire’s gingerdead men and, via a...

What we’re listening to this week #23

After last week’s Halloween Special we’re back to business as usual with our WWLTTW playlist. Here’s Andy to share the latest Studio stereo favourites… WWLTTW...

13 Questions for Claire Parker

Claire Parker, the Executive Creative Director of our Amsterdam Studio, lived in many great city’s all over the world before she settled in Amsterdam. Recently, Claire was interviewed by Amag about...

Friday Favourites: Halloween Special 2015

It’s Halloween this weekend, so it’s the ideal time of year to indulge in some disturbing photos of twisted torsos and anatomy in places it shouldn’t be. Marguerite...

What we’re listening to this week #666 – Halloween Special

When we were putting together this week’s WWLTTW playlist we realised that we really, really like Halloween music. Really. Here’s our resident playlist curator, Andy,...

Design Bridge Visits: Unseen Photo Fair 2015

Last month Unseen, the annual celebration of new photography, returned to Amsterdam. Brendan Conn, Senior Designer in our Amsterdam studio, was so excited after his...

Friday Favourites

Collaboration, craft, illustration, typography – ‘Patience & Discipline’ ticks a lot of boxes for us. Created by Xavier Casalt and Rémy Boiré, ‘Patience & Discipline’...

Claire Parker reviews the new Coca-Cola visuals

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...

What we’re listening to this week #22

Curated and published every Wednesday, our WWLTTW playlist brings you sounds from the past, present and future to perk up your week and, hopefully, inspire...