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We’re always partial to a little illustration inspiration, and earlier this week The V&A announced its shortlist for the 2018 V&A Illustration Awards, which covers...

The Dog’s Bollocks Student Awards Competition 2018: The Brief

Can you win us over? This year’s brief for our annual Dog’s Bollocks Student Awards competition has arrived and, just like last year, it’s all...

Friday Favourites

Our first favourite this week is the work of Zara Picken, who creates bright, bold and graphical “Paper Cut Illustrations”. You can find more of Zara’s work...

Friday Favourites

We’ll begin our Friday Favourites this week with 2 lovely craft stories we found on Fubiz. First up is Ekaterina Lukasheva’s incredibly intricate geometric origami,...

Friday Favourites

Welcome to our latest Friday Favourites. We’ll start this week by sharing the work of Sándor Vámos (aka vamosART or Drawing 3D Art) whose 3D...

Design Bridge Visits: Legendary Trunks – The Exhibition

As a designer, I often find myself conflicted; between the half of me that values all things tasteful and considered, and the half that takes...

Friday Favourites

This week the UK has marked 100 years since women won the right the vote, and Laura F points us towards a lovely short film...

Friday Favourites

As regular Friday Favourites readers will know, we love discovering new and inspiring photographers, and our latest find – and first Favourite of the week...

Friday Favourites

Now, many of our Friday Favourites are of a visual nature, but this week Helen H shares some audio inspiration: “Gemma Cairney’s ‘Leisure Society’ podcasts on...

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

Towards the end of last year Holly Kielty, our London Studio’s Creative Director of Brand Language, wrote a column for Computer Arts Magazine (Issue #273 December...

Friday Favourites

Congratulations, you made it through the first week of January, so welcome to our first Friday Favourites of 2018! To help start the New Year...

At the Bar with Andrew Bainbridge: A Natural History of Letterforms

A tale of long lost artefacts discovered in a Jacobean farmhouse on the high fells of Westmorland. A trove of typographic specimens not seen since...

Happy Holidays from Design Bridge: the story behind our 2017 greetings card

December is a month full of traditions, and one tradition we have here at Design Bridge is our seasonal greetings card, which we create each year...

Sharing the Cadbury festive joy at Design Bridge London

Visit our London Studio during December and you’ll be greeted by the most festive of scenes in our reception area, which has been transformed into...

Friday Favourites

It’s that time of year again. No, not Christmas (although that is most definitely on its merry way), it’s time for Pantone to announce what...

Sinterklaas has arrived at Design Bridge Amsterdam

The story of Sinterklaas Today is the 5th of December, and that means it’s a special day in the Netherlands. All year Sinterklaas (or St....

Friday Favourites

We love a beautiful photography book and the latest to be added to our Christmas list is The Secret Life of the Pencil, a new...

Stories from Design Bridge: Re-branding the world’s largest car leasing company

At Design Bridge we work with all sorts of clients across a huge variety of sectors, and our philosophy of original thinking, brand storytelling and...

Design Bridge and Dance4Life celebrate collaboration

In our Amsterdam studio we’ve been fortunate to work with the amazing team at Dance4Life since 2008. Dance4Life is an Amsterdam-based NGO devoted to giving young people...

Design Bridge Visits: BNO Summer Class (and it’s all about packaging)

Sustainability. An incredibly interesting, important and relevant subject for anyone involved in Packaging Design, and the subject of this year’s BNO Summer Class: All About...

Drumming up support for Cadbury and Help for Heroes

When you visit our London Studio you never know what you’re going to find when you walk through the doors, and during November the Cadbury...

The fine art of collaboration

Chloe Templeman, a Design Director based in our London Studio, recently wrote a column for Computer Arts Magazine all about collaborating with illustrators. Just in case...

Friday Favourites

It’s a lovely autumnal day at Design Bridge London today (where this week’s FF blog post is coming to you from), so what better way...

Stories from Design Bridge: The city that never sleeps

Meet Toby. Toby joined us in London as a Designer in 2015 and, earlier this year, had the opportunity to spend some time working over...

Design Bridge Visits: designjunction at London Design Festival

This year’s London Design Festival was a treasure trove of creative inspiration spanning all areas of design, so of course we went along to explore...

2017 juniors, welcome to the Design Bridge team

This year in the London Studio we’ve welcomed 9 new juniors to the team. We’ve already had them presenting at one of our Friday Mingles over...

Stories from Design Bridge: Life in the Brand Strategy Team

Thinking about joining Design Bridge? Want to find out a bit more about some of the people you’ll be working with? Ever wondered what we...

Design Bridge Visits: 100% Design at London Design Festival 2017

I’ve long believed that if you want to know what people are truly thinking and feeling about the world, you look at their homes. The...

Design Bridge at Brand Impact Awards, Pentawards & Clio Awards 2017

It’s that time of year again. The time where we delve into the wardrobe for our smartest clothes, shine our shoes, and head off to celebrate the...

Friday Favourites

With our familiar face Anna being on a well-deserved holiday, we in Amsterdam are taking over this week’s Friday Favourites by sharing our most favourite...

Friday Favourites

Welcome to the latest edition of Friday Favourites, our weekly blog round up of our favourite creative stories from the past week. First up is...

Packaging design in the goldfish era

Between 13-14 September, London’s Olympia will host Packaging Innovations London, an event dedicated to the wonderful world of branded and inspirational packaging design. And if...

Friday Favourites

When you think of music legend Prince the colour purple will always spring to mind and, earlier this week, Pantone Color Institute and The Prince...

Design Bridge Visits: Found MUJI design talk

On a never-ending quest for inspiration, you’ll often find us out and about at events and exhibitions, and last month a group of us in...

Introducing Smirnoff Choose Love – a Design Bridge collaboration with Rob Bailey

This year we’re choosing love. To support British Pride 2017, and off the back of last year’s successful Love Wins limited edition campaign (more about...

Stories from Design Bridge: Say hello to Sam Cutler, Creative Director in NYC

After 7 successful years working in our London Studio, last year Sam Cutler had the very exciting opportunity to move over to New York as...

And the winner of the 2017 Design Bridge Dog’s Bollocks Student Awards is…

It’s the announcement you’ve all been waiting for. It’s time to find out who inspired, amused, and made us sit up and take notice of...

DB Amsterdam Tote Bag Competition 2017: The Winners

Uh oh, we’ve ran out of bags in Amsterdam. And we need bags. Nice environmentally friendly tote bags to carry our picnic gear to the park,...

At the Bar with Hans Brouwer of MassiveMusic

“It’s no secret that sound and music have the power to move us, trigger memories… and even make us fall in love.” It’s a Thursday...

Design Bridge awarded at Drum Design Awards for Guinness Harp

Awards season is in full swing and last night we headed off to the home of Arsenal football club – the Emirates Stadium in London...

Design Bridge Visits: What Design Can Do ’17

It’s that time of year again! The What Design Can Do (WDCD) conference has landed in Amsterdam. As always, WDCD’s main focus was on how design...

Stories from Design Bridge: Say hello to Jason, 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 Visits: Clerkenwell Design Week 2017

Our London home sits in the heart of Clerkenwell, one of the biggest creative hubs of designers and makers in the world. So with the...

Design Bridge success at FAB Awards with Guinness & Lyle’s designs

On a beautiful summery eve in London last night we put on our very best clothes and headed over to the Hurlingham Club for the...

Open house for design students & graduates at Design Bridge Singapore on 02/06/17

At 4pm on Friday 2nd June we’re opening the doors of our Singapore Studio and inviting final year design students and graduates to come in,...

Friday Favourites

Welcome to this week’s Friday Favourites – a collection of interesting, creative bits and bobs we’ve spotted during the week. Let’s start with this, from Lizzy:...

The Dog’s Bollocks Student Awards 2017: The Brief

  Please note that the deadline for entries to this competition are now closed and the winners have been announced here. In the meantime, you can...

Danerolles spoils Design Bridge Amsterdam with a delicious breakfast

It’s no secret that we love our food at Design Bridge, and a guaranteed way to see our Amsterdam colleagues arrive at the Studio bright...

An inspiring afternoon with Singapore’s ADM packaging design students

We’re big believers in nurturing young creative talent at Design Bridge, and we are always looking for new ways to seek out and support the...

Friday Favourites

We’ve got lots of visual inspiration to share in this week’s Friday Favourites, so we’ll start with the archive of Print Magazine’s Regional Design Annual...