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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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: Meet Claire Robertshaw, Executive Creative Director at DB London

Earlier this year Claire Robertshaw, Executive Creative Director in our London Studio, sat down with the lovely folk at Creative Boom to talk women in...

The winner of The Dog’s Bollocks Student Awards competition 2018

With entries from far flung places that included Barcelona, Texas and Norwich, the 2018 edition of our annual student competition – you may also know...

Design Bridge Visits: London Tech Week 2018

June has been a month of excitement and anticipation. The creative industry partied hard at Cannes, the World Cup kicked off, and London Tech Week...

Friday Favourites

Football fever has hit – and for some of us more than others it would seem! Take our Ingrid’s husband as an example. The brains behind...

Design Bridge Singapore Open House for Students & Grads on 22/06/18

Save the date! Between 4-6pm on Friday 22nd June we are inviting design students and recent graduates to visit our Singapore Studio and meet our...

Design Bridge wins Physical Product Design award at The Drum Design Awards 2018

Awards season 2018 is in full swing and last night we were at the Emirates Stadium for The Drum Design Awards, where DB Creative Director Chloé was part of...

Design Bridge London supports Beauty Banks

We’ve built a significant and moneyed industry around looking good. We talk quite freely about grooming, nourishing, moisturising and spritzing. We’re encouraged to prime, invigorate,...

Friday Favourites

With our Friday Favourites hero Anna being on a well deserved holiday, this week’s Friday Favourites is coming from our Amsterdam Studio. We have collected...

Design Bridge wins Design Agency of the Year at The FAB Awards 2018

Now in its 20th year, last night we were back at the fabulous Hurlingham Club in London for The FAB Awards – an international Awards program...

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

Can you win us over? Please note that the deadline for entries has now passed. Results will be posted on the blog later this year....

Friday Favourites

This week’s Favourites theme is exhibitions, which are by their very nature creatively inspiring. Now, we’re a big fan of Yayoi Kusama here at DB...

At The Bar with Studio Yukiko: letting loose in the playground

For our latest edition of At The Bar (a regular get together in our Amsterdam Studio, each time with a different with a special guest speaker),...

Design Bridge Visits: T-SHIRT – CULT – CULTURE – SUBVERSION Exhibition, London

Dare to Wear I recently visited the T-SHIRT – CULT – CULTURE – SUBVERSION exhibition at the London Fashion and Textiles Museum, which celebrates the...

Friday Favourites

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...

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...