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Stories from Design Bridge: Life in Amsterdam with Design Director Melinda

Time flies and years go by in the blink of an eye. You suddenly realise you’ve got an anniversary coming up: 10 years at Design...

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...

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...

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

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...

Friday Favourites

Welcome to this week’s Friday Favourites, a selection of inspiring creative stories we’ve come across during the week. We’ll start with something shared by Lisa...

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...

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,...

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: 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...

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...

Friday Favourites

We’re starting off this week’s Friday Favourites with these bold, colourful posters designed by Rob Bailey for Transport for London. For those of us in...

Friday Favourites

In our Friday Favourites this week: a few stories linked Japanese culture, a new book for all designers’ shelves, and dancing in space. We’ll start...

Friday Favourites

Welcome to this week’s edition of Friday Favourites – some of our favourite inspirational creative stories from the past week, and the odd thing that...

Silver for Design Bridge and Flora ProActiv at DBA Design Effectiveness Awards 2017

Last night we made our annual trip to the DBA Design Effectiveness Awards ceremony, held this year at the rather beautiful The Brewery in East...

Design Bridge Visits: Nicer Tuesdays at Oval Space, London

Kicking off its first monthly series of talks for 2017, Nicer Tuesdays (commissioned by It’s Nice That) returned to add some creative inspiration to the...

Friday Favourites

Our first Favourite this week is Mirage (above) – an atmospheric animated image, created by NYC graphic designer, Leland Foster. We love the subtlety of his animation,...

Design Bridge Singapore celebrates the Year of the Fire Rooster

To celebrate Chinese New Year each year, our Singapore Studio has a rather lovely tradition of crafting a themed gift to be given to our...

Friday Favourites

Let’s start this week’s Friday Favourites with a story for type fans – Google and Monotype have collaborated on a brand new, digital-first typeface family,...

Friday Favourites

I’ve overhead lots of chat in our London Studio about going to weddings this weekend and, rather unintentionally, this week’s Friday Favourites fit with the...

Friday Favourites

On your wanders around London, have you ever noticed the old, fading signs painted on the side of buildings, hinting at the history of its...

Friday Favourites

With only a few days left until the closing ceremony, we thought we’d share one of our favourite Olympics-related design stories in this week’s Friday Favourites. Spotted...

A steady hand and the patience of a saint

We see a lot of student portfolios here at Design Bridge – some good, some less good, and some that are plain brilliant. Just a...

the 27th letter of the alphabet

Claire Parker, Executive Creative Director at our Amsterdam Studio, is a regular contributor to Amsterdam Ad Blog, and her latest piece is about the 27th letter of...

Stories from Design Bridge: the life of a Senior Designer in the Amsterdam Studio

Born and bred in the UK, Brendan Conn is currently a Senior Designer, based in our Amsterdam Studio. If you’re interested in working with us in Amsterdam (or...

The story behind our Limited Edition Love Wins Smirnoff design

Love can come in all shapes and forms – and this is exactly what we celebrated in 2016 with our clients at Smirnoff (for details...

Friday Favourites

Graphic design and movies are two of our favourites things, so the #amovieposteraday project was a natural choice for this week’s edition of Friday Favourites. Graphic...

Advice for students from Design Bridge Singapore’s Mark Budden

Last month our Singapore Studio went on a team outing to the Industry Night at Nanyang Technological University’s graduation show. It was an impressive event showcasing...

It’s awards season 2016 at Design Bridge!

We’ve been a busy bunch recently. Alongside the day-to-day work and studio socials, you’ll often find one or two of us on judging panels for...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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;...

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...

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...

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...

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 does “Craft” mean to you?

We’re always on the hunt for inspiration, so getting out and about, meeting new people, and experiencing new things are really important to us. We’re...

Friday Favourites

Paper airplanes, sticker book collections, colouring books – we came over all nostalgic this week, reading stories that reminded us of our childhood. Harry Smith was many things –...

Friday Favourites

Book design seems to be on-trend at the moment, and we’ve shared some lovely book cover design stories in recent Friday Favourites. This week we came...

Friday Favourites

This week we’ve been mesmerised by Michael Murphy’s “Perceptual Shift” sculpture, currently on display at the IMAGE Gallery in New York. Composed of 1,252 black...

At the Bar with Carolien Glazenburg, Graphic Design Curator at the Stedelijk Museum

‘At the Bar’ – a night set up for guest speakers at our Amsterdam studio – has brought in a huge variety of people who have...

Exquisite Amsterdam Typography: De Amsterdamse Krulletter

Recently, three of us from the Amsterdam studio went to a lecture at the University of Amsterdam. The subject was a little known typographic asset...

Friday Favourites

FMCG Fashion Ever fancied trying a Tiffany yoghurt, Nike Orange or iMilk? No? Okay, well don’t worry as you don’t have to, but you can...

Friday Favourites

OK GO won’t let you down Yes, I know it’s Halloween but before I show you anything spooky I have to share something show stopping-ly...