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Friday Favourites Summer Soundtrack

Summer soundtracks are one of life’s ultimate pleasures. Whether you’re sunning yourself on an exotic beach with a cocktail in hand, burning meat at a...

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...

Friday Favourites

We’ll begin our Friday Favourites with a little illustration inspiration courtesy of Creative Bloq, who have profiled 32 up-and-coming illustrators this week. Here are some...

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...

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...

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...

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

As you might have noticed, the Design Bridge blog took a little holiday last week, but during this time Jarvis sent us this article (yes,...

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

We’ll begin this week’s Friday Favourites with soemthing a little hypnotic – the wavegrower project, by French animator Frédéric Vayssouze-Faure, whose work combines “minimalism and...

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...

Friday Favourites

Welcome to this week’s Friday Favourites – a round up of some of our favourite creative stories from the past week. Today we’re starting with...

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:...

What we’re listening to this week #77 A fond farewell from Andy

Parting is such sweet sorrow, and we recently said “au revoir” to the founder of ‘What We’re Listening To This Week’, Senior Brand Strategist, and all-round DB music aficionado,...

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...

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...

What we were listening to when Design Bridge started

Each week (well most, we try our hardest but sometimes our day job gets in the way) we curate our “What we’re listening to this...

Friday Favourites

This week our Friday Favourites round-up is full of photography inspiration from all around the world. Let’s start in New York, our USA home, by...

What we’re listening to this week #74

“People take sound for granted but you would miss it if it wasn’t there” – Alyson Moore, Foley Artist. “You can change a life in...

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...

What we’re listening to this week #72

This week we’re having a bit of a headphones moment for our WWLTTW playlist. And by that I mean that I have taken a sneaky...

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....

What we’re listening to this week #70

“Emptiness as a human condition is a sense of generalized boredom, social alienation and apathy.” New Year blues? Existential crisis? Life feeling empty? Lost your...

What we’re listening to this week #69

A New Hope It’s a new year. Clean slate. Blank sheet of paper. (Maybe not too blank, otherwise you’ll have nothing to look forward to.)...

What we’re listening to this week #68 The Winter Wonderland Edition

#WWWWTTW = What We’re Winter Wonderlanding To This Week Welcome to our Winter Wonderland. It’s a sort of Father Christmas Grotto where the piped music...

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...

At the Bar: How to make a violin

On a very rainy day in November, we had a full house in our Amsterdam studio. There was a reason for that: our latest At...

What we’re listening to this week #66 Postcard from NYC

New York City. NYC. The Big Apple. A city with hundreds upon thousands of songs written about it, to it, for it. And this week we...

What we’re listening to this week #65

Our chief weapon is surprise… surprise and fear… fear and surprise… our two weapons are fear and surprise… and ruthless efficiency… Our three weapons are fear,...

What we’re listening to this week #64 Special DB Guest Edition

This week Chris Allan, Jonny Bateman and Mat Brown of the late, great DB Band Jam have pulled together a set of live in-studio performances...

What we’re listening to this week #63

Lower your shields and surrender your ships. We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to our own. Your culture will adapt to service us....

What we’re listening to this week #62

Today’s Special. Welcome, let me find you a table by the window. WWLTTW’s Executive Chef, Andy Kirk (that’s me, folks), has created a selection that comprises...

What we’re listening to this week #61

This week’s WWLTTW Studio playlist has a theme… “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish...

What we’re listening to this week #60 – Diamond edition

WWLTTW #60. Sexagesimal. I don’t need excuses to celebrate. Sixty might sound like a big, ancient number but it’s also a generous, round number. And...

What we’re listening to this week #59

Neglect (and Being Victorious). I feel that I haven’t been attentive enough to your needs. I haven’t taken seriously enough the incredible responsibility of finding...

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...

What we’re listening to this week #58

Serendipity. Sometimes lists throw themselves together without any intervention from me. On a recent trip to New York, I sat in on a client meeting...

What we’re listening to this week #57 – La Musique Française Part Deux

Welcome to the weekly Studio playlist, alson known as “What we’re listening to this week”. We’re continuing on the French music theme this week (listen...

What we’re listening to this week #56 – La Musique Française

Un, deux, trois, quatre… Francophonie. Madames et Messieurs – a France-inspired playlist. We asked our French-born colleagues here in London to give us a few...

What we’re listening to this week #55

Close your eyes. Listen very carefully. This is the sound… Sonic Degradation is not my new favourite metal band. It is, in fact, part of...

What we’re listening to this week #54 Mercury Prize 2016 Special

The shortlist for the Mercury Prize 2016 was announced last week and, as our usual playlist curator (Andy) is on holiday, it falls to me to put the WWLTTW...

What we’re listening to this week #53

Sometimes it’s really hard to think of a theme, or anything that might glue together the tunes and sounds in The List. So I gave...

Friday Favourites

Who said you need to spend lots of money on expensive photography kit to create amazing images? The iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAwards for short) proves...

What we’re listening to this week #52

This is what happens when you put the Strategy Team in charge of the music… WWLTTW #52 Work, work, work, work, work, work, work, work, work, work,...

What we’re listening to this week #51

Now that we’ve reached 50 instalments of WWLTTW (count them, folks) and we have contributors from all around the world, we run the risk of...

Friday Favourites

This week’s Friday Favourites include rebranding art, travel photography with a different perspective, and fun with Facebook. But first, Christo. You may have come across...

What we’re listening to this week #50 The Deluxe Golden Anniversary Edition

Today marks a momentous occasion for our weekly WWLTTW studio playlist – it’s our 50th edition and we’re in the mood for a party. Here’s Andy,...

What we’re listening to this week #49

It’s our 49th “What we’re listening to this week playlist”, and this week we’ve been inspired by a word, idea, way of working  – collaboration. Here’s...

What we’re listening to this week #48

A walk through the forest… this is how Andy would describe this week’s Studio playlist. Here he is to introduce you to the music we...

Friday Favourites

Welcome to our weekly round up of the stories, events and people that have inspired us, plus a couple of recommendations for places to go for inspiration over...