Design BridgeDesign Bridge

Posts tagged with ‘meet-the-team’

Stories from Design Bridge: our favourite spots in New York

There’s no place like home, and what better way to explore each of our DB homes than by asking a local to give you the lowdown on the...

Open House for graduates at Design Bridge Singapore

We recently held an “Open House” in Singapore for final year design students and graduates to come and visit our studio. They were introduced to...

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,...

From sports field to beach – it’s the annual Design Bridge Summer Away Day!

It’s quite possibly the best day of the year – our annual Summer Away Day! This year the London Studio kicked off the Away Day...

Life is sweet at Design Bridge Amsterdam

Although we don’t really need an excuse for treats on work days, last week our Amsterdam Studio was overloaded with sugary deliciousness! Half way through...

Stories from Design Bridge: Meet Damo, Visualisation Director

Our “Stories from Design Bridge” blog posts offer a little glimpse into Design Bridge life through interviews with all sorts of people, working in all...

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 Visits: Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. exhibition @ Singapore Science Centre

We are very lucky to be based in some of the most inspiring cities around the world, and you’ll often find us out and about...

What we’re listening to this week #76 London Studio Special

It’s a well known fact that, on the Studio floor at DB London, previous WWLTTW special guest Aaron (you may remember him as DJ A-Train) is...

What we’re listening to this week #75 World Poetry Day Special

Ah, Poetry. Shall I compare thee and all that. Yes, that. That poetry! Welcome! For it is World Poetry Day today! Poetry conjures – for...

The Great Big Global Design Bridge Bake Off

We’re no stranger to a good old fashioned Bake Off here at Design Bridge, and this year we’re doing things a bit differently – we’ve...

Celebrating Chinese New Year, DB Singapore style

Over the years, we’ve acquired a number of traditions in our Singapore Studio around Chinese New Year, including the CNY “Trundle” along Chinatown Street. Here’s...

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...

What we’re listening to this week #73 The New Zealand Edition

Another week, another WWLTTW playlist – and another special guest! This week Ashleigh Lambert, a Senior Designer in our London Studio, has taken the playlist...

Bonding over food at Design Bridge Singapore

Dry January? Not at DB Singapore! To help the team ease into 2017, the first floor (Client Servicing, Strategy, Finance, HR and Support) plus special...

What we’re listening to this week #71 Curated by Georgie from DB Amsterdam

This week we have a special guest curator for our WWLTTW playlist – Georgie Thompson! Georgie is a Client Manager, based in our Amsterdam Studio....

Stories from Design Bridge: Meet Martha, Client Services Director at DB London

In our latest blog interview, we caught up with Martha Hutchins to find out a bit about life at DB after working at other design...

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...

Stories from Design Bridge: Volunteering in Bali

Last year, our Singapore Studio welcomed the brilliant Mafalda Manteigas on a 6 month internship with our 3D team (and we’re happy to say that Mafalda will...

Marking our 30th birthday: the Design Bridge family tree

The final few months of 2016 have been quite an exciting time for us. Not only is it the run up to Christmas, we’ve also just celebrated our...

What we’re listening to this week #67 Special DJ A-Train Edition

This week you’re in for a musical treat as DB London’s resident Friday afternoon studio DJ Aaron D’Costa – aka DJ A-Train – has compiled this...

Stories from Design Bridge: designing for good

Design. It can excite, provoke, challenge, inspire, frustrate, delight. And design is what unites us at DB. It’s part of our DNA. But what if… you could...

At The Bar: The Genius of the Poor

Leaving your desk job in order to pursue a passionate dream has to be a thought that has crossed many minds at some point. As...

Design Bridge Singapore visits Guinness Batik Fridays

To launch the new Guinness Indonesia Limited Edition design, our clients held a party in Jakarta, Indonesia and what better way to end a busy...

Celebrating Halloween, Design Bridge Style

31 October is one of our most favourite days of the year, and this year we’ve been celebrating Halloween in true DB style. Over in London,...

I spy a yellow tram from the fifties

On a surprisingly sunny Friday afternoon at the very end of summer, our Amsterdam studio gathered downstairs to await instructions of our Away Day. And,...

Team DB Singapore run The Color Run

Known as the “Happiest 5k on the planet”, The Color Run is a five kilometre, un-timed event in which thousands of participants – also known...

Stories from Design Bridge: catching up with Sam in Singapore

Last year we interviewed Sam Foster for the blog. Sam was a Senior Designer, originally based in our London Studio, who was on secondment in our Singapore...

Meet the new faces of DB London

If you’ve visited our London Studio in the past few weeks then you might have spotted some new faces about the building. As September welcomes...

What brands can learn from Stranger Things

Our obsession with TV is a lasting and ongoing love affair. However, online streaming, the ability to watch what you want (when you want, where...

D&AD New Blood x Creative Review: Interview with DB’s Melissa

If you’ve seen this month’s Creative Review (The Learning Issue) then you might have spotted an interview with our very own Melissa Preston – current designer...

Pokémon GO: Augmented Reality, Rekindled Childhoods, Adaptive & Experimental Thinking

If you’ve not heard of Pokémon GO, or if you’re not really sure what relevance it has outside of just being a game, then please...

Claire Parker talks about love at CreativeMornings Amsterdam

CreativeMornings is a breakfast lecture series for the creative community, taking place in 152 cities all around the world. The global theme currently being discussed...

Stories from Design Bridge: Meet the (extended) DB family

We often describe ourselves as one big family at Design Bridge, and you can often tell a lot about someone by their family. We’ve noticed that a...

The What Design Can Do Refugee Challenge: (H)OURbank

Since its launch in February 2016, the What Design Can Do Refugee Challenge has called on the global creative community to submit ideas to improve...

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...

Design Students, meet Design Bridge Singapore!

Following on from our recent visit to Nanyang Technological University, School of Arts, Design and Media (ADM), and for the second year running, we invited...

Uncovering brand stories: Wilhelmina Pepermunt

Is there a brand that gives you a warm and fuzzy feeling inside? One that reminds you of home, or your childhood – a brand that is a...

Stories from Design Bridge: Inspiration & advice for moving to Singapore

Do you dream of working in the Design industry in a different part of the world? You should meet Sophie Neilan. Originally from the UK, Sophie recently moved...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...