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Friday Favourites

The nights are starting to draw in, so our first favourite this week is a series of nocturnal photography, shot by Jonathan May in Russia. Winter...

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...

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,...

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:...

Friday Favourites

Let’s start this week with some typography inspiration courtesy of Del, who spotted Futuracha Pro earlier this week. Futuracha Pro is a new Open Type...

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...

Friday Favourites

We’ve come across a fair few inspiring and creative food-based stories this week, so we’ll start today’s Friday Favourites with a delectable short film, shot...

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,...

Friday Favourites

It’s been quite a week this week so we thought we’d start our Friday Favourites with something heart warming from photographer Mehmet Genç (also knowns as...

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,...

At The Bar: Letterheads 2016 Special

With the heat as intense as a hot metal printing press, last Thursday a scorching Amsterdam evening welcomed the beginning of Letterheads 2016, presented by our...

Friday Favourites

This week’s Friday Favourite begins with one of our favourite “F” subjects – fonts. If you’re looking for a gift for a small person then we’ve...

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...

Friday Favourites

Much like this week’s WWLTTW playlist, our Friday Favourites are a bit of a pick-and-mix of things we’ve come across this week. Let’s start with 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...

Friday Favourites

Welcome to this week’s Friday Favourites – our weekly round up of creative stories to ease you gently into the weekend… Barbican Residents Combining Brutalist...

Claire Parker reviews new identity for de Melkweg

Claire Parker, Executive Creative Director at our Amsterdam studio, is part of the online ‘corporate design panel’ of Marketing Tribune magazine. Every month she judges a...

Stories from Design Bridge: Bacteria Typography by Bursary winner Raven

It’s amazing to see that many of our current Senior Designers, Design Directors and Creative Directors started here on placements or as graduates, and have since gone...

Friday Favourites

This week we’ve been inspired by a crop of newly-discovered photographers, a touch of type, and lightning. We’ll start with the photography, and our Amsterdam Studio’s resident...

Friday Favourites

This week’s Friday Favourites are an eclectic mix of film and photography, fossils, martial arts and virtual reality. Are you ready for your weekly dose of...

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

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

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...

Friday Favourites

The nights are long and the temperature has dropped (for 3 of our Studios, anyway), and all of this wintery weather has drawn us to some frosty stories...

Friday Favourites

Happy Friday, readers. To start you off this week we’ve got a couple of inspiring typography stories to ease you in to the weekend. First up...

Friday Favourites Festive Special

It’s the final Friday in the DB Studios this year (and it’s almost Christmas – you can check here to find out when it is actually Christmas)...

Creative Collaborations for Design Bridge this Christmas

It takes a great deal of craftsmanship to deliver great work, and we often collaborate with carefully chosen artists, specialists and experts to help us...

Friday Favourites

A short but sweet Friday Favourites this week (but a bumper festive edition coming next week, FF fans). Let’s start off with a few of our...

Friday Favourites

Wednesday was Diwali – the “festival of lights” – which is celebrated by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs all over the world. We’ll be celebrating Diwali...

At the Bar with Ramiro Espinoza

This month we invited graphic and type designer Ramiro Espinoza as our guest ‘At the Bar‘ – a series of inspirational talks curated and hosted by us...

Friday Favourites

Collaboration, craft, illustration, typography – ‘Patience & Discipline’ ticks a lot of boxes for us. Created by Xavier Casalt and Rémy Boiré, ‘Patience & Discipline’...

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

We’ve got that Friday Feeling, and our Friday Favourites this week includes sculptures that are not what they first seem, a brilliant archive of typographic...

Friday Favourites

According to the IAMPETH Master Penman Society website, the society recognises “excellence in penmanship and the calligraphic arts”. Enter Jake Weidmann, one of only 12 Master Penman,...

Friday Favourites

Supporting young design talent and local business in Mumbai, and raising the profile of the design industry in India – we think that Taxi Fabric is a fantastic and inspiring...

Friday Favourites

We’re a big fan of a good, strong coffee to kickstart the day. Ghidaq al-Nizar (aka coffeetopia) uses our favourite caffeinated beverage in a much more...

Friday Favourites

A few weeks ago, we were mesmerised by Michael Murphy’s ‘Perceptual Shift’. This week it’s the turn of Nicolas Ménard, who’s entrancing us with the collection...

Friday Favourites

We like tiny things here on Friday Favourites, and we love Tanaka Tatsuya’s ‘Miniature Calendar’ project. Since 2011, Tatsuya has been creating miniature dioramas using...

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

Movie characters in LEGO, a disused railway in Paris, an unstealable bike, uncomfortable objects and more - all on Friday Favourites.

Friday Favourites

Floral typography, a dreamy ad for IKEA's beds, a time lapse, tilt shift film of Singapore and the cup that knows what you're drinking, all...

Friday Favourites

Topography typography, a LEGO bus stop, surreal cave photography, Homeless Fonts and a cheeky campaign from DHL, all on Friday Favourites.

At the Bar with Signpainter Mike Meyer

For our latest inspirational talk 'At the Bar', we had the pleasure of welcoming American sign-painter Mike Meyer in to our Amsterdam studio. Mike was...

Friday Favourites

Painted chocolate, a wooden VW Beetle, a coffee alarm clock and Christopher Walken knitting for Jack and Jones - it's Friday Favourites!

Friday Favourites

Pandas take over Hong Kong, a room made of words, the best knitted food ever and a room of dancing packing material. Check out this...

Typography Workshop at Krux in Amsterdam

A couple of weeks ago our Amsterdam studio participated in a fascinating handmade typography workshop located in the Krux warehouse in Amsterdam East. Robin explains...

Inspiration talk by OIC and Mindflyer in Singapore

To celebrate the 10 year anniversary of our Singapore studio, we invited artist Michael Ng, aka Mindflyer, to create a mural for our reception area....