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Stories from Design Bridge Amsterdam: Take Pride in Us

We know our pride starts at home. In the spaces we create, the people we celebrate. And we still have a long way to go....

Stories from Design Bridge: The one that got away

Held every year during winter to illuminate the city’s waterways, the Amsterdam Light Festival invites artists and designers to submit artwork concepts based on a...

Plastic Free July with Jo Hand of Giki

Our London Studio has been working with social enterprise Giki on the recent launch of Giki Zero, a new platform that empowers people to live...

Design Bridge & Callaly win Packaging – 3D award at Design Week Awards 2020

We’re kicking off  the week with some good news from this year’s Design Week Awards, where our disruptive and sustainable design for innovative D2C period product subscription...

Design Bridge tops leaderboard and wins Grand Prix at DBA Design Effectiveness Awards 2020

We always look forward to the annual DBA Design Effectiveness Awards – a celebration of design that demonstrates a measurable and tangible impact on clients’ business. And whilst...

A more sustainable future: 5 learnings from lockdown

Despite the global pandemic in our immediate path, this year’s World Environment Day theme, ‘Time for Nature’ and Earth Day activations showed us that people...

WFH – The Design Bridge London Edition

It would be fair to say that I’ve always been a ‘work from home’ detractor. A self-proclaimed compartmentalist, I’ve always preferred to separate work from...

Empty Amsterdam

Walking around the now almost deserted centre of Amsterdam is an eerie experience. The vibrant noises and bustling streets usually awash with Amsterdammers and tourists...

The 9 things I’ve learned about mental health from working in the creative industries

“Some of the very best Creatives I’ve worked with have freely admitted to fear, anxiety and lack of confidence.” Holly Kielty, Director of Storytelling at...

WFH – The Design Bridge Singapore Edition

Welcome to the third edition of DB Working From Home, the Singapore Edition. What is there to say that hasn’t already been said? Many of...

Design Bridge London creates pandemic poster campaign

A global pandemic is quite a surreal thing, don’t you think? Everything is in turmoil, and yet so still and silent. No real sense of...

Putting our 3D design skills & equipment to good use

It’s been widely reported that supplies of PPE for NHS and key workers has been an issue in the UK during the current Coronavirus crisis....

WFH – The Design Bridge New York Edition

What strange times these are… Dressing from the waist up. Bold haircuts and bad beards. Delicious baking repertoires. Harmonica bombing and screaming kids. Stunning views...

WFH – The Design Bridge Amsterdam Edition

A window into our temporary creative studios (homes) and the objects we’ve curated for them. In these challenging circumstances, and the more time we #stayindoors,...

#SafeHands: Design Bridge New York supports Colgate-Palmolive & World Health Organization (WHO)

Practicing proper handwashing techniques is one of the most important things we can do to help stop the spread of COVID-19. But around the world,...

Easter fun at the (virtual) Design Bridge Amsterdam Studio

Just because we’re not all in the same building at the moment doesn’t mean that we can’t keep up some of our team traditions, like...

An Easter Eggstravaganza with Cadbury & Frances Quinn

Whilst December may feel like a decade ago now, just before Christmas last year we teamed up with the wonderful Frances Quinn (Great British Bake Off...

Apply for the Design Bridge London Client Servicing & Strategy Graduate Scheme 2020

Please note: Applications to this scheme have now closed and applicants will be contacted soon. We have kept some of the scheme information below for the...

HELL YES NHS – Design Bridge Supports new Beauty Banks campaign

We’ve been collaborating with the amazing team at Beauty Banks – a UK-based grassroots, people-powered movement that is like food banks but with personal care products...

All by ourselves, together: keeping your creative culture alive in a time of isolation

Working from Home. It used to simply conjure images of coffee stained laptops and dressing gowns, but times have changed, and today we are facing...

Dear women, let’s talk about men

For those of you looking to break away from the regular news at the moment, we’ll be bringing you more thoughts and creative inspiration from...

THE HOUR OF CORONA

Amidst all of the change and uncertainty around the world, creativity does not stop and, now more than ever, it’s important to share moments of...

Lesson from a moldy Whopper

Whether you love it, hate it, or feel total ambivalence towards it, there’s no doubting that Burger King’s recent “Moldy Whopper” ad – an idea...

What’s Hot in FMCG? Trend spotting with our Graduates

I’ve been asked a few times now, “What do Graduate Strategists actually do?” Let me explain. I joined the Design Bridge London Studio 5 months...

Design Bridge Visits: Arcadia Earth in NYC

It has never been more important to have honest conversations with our clients about how they can work to address climate change and, in New...

Design Bridge Singapore wins Best of Show at Mobius Awards

Just one month into 2020 and we’ve got some rather exciting news to share from Mobius Awards: our Shangri-La Constellation Collection, a unique and interactive...

Design Bridge Singapore marks the Lunar New Year with blooming beautiful design

Over the past few weeks, all around the world, people have been celebrating Chinese New Year – the Year of the Rat.  And to mark the...

The Design Bridge Dog’s Bollocks Student Awards 2020: The Brief

Please note that our Dog’s Bollock’s Student Awards competition 2020 deadline has now passed. Keep an eye on our blog and social media for updates on judging...

A Belgian Burns Night in Amsterdam

The poet Robert Burns wrote about whisky: O thou, my muse! guid auld Scotch drink! Whether thro’ wimplin worms thou jink, Or, richly brown, ream...

Design Bridge Visits: CES 2020

This year I had the pleasure of joining over 170,000 people at CES 2020 in Las Vegas. Spread over 3 main sites, across 4 days,...

Creativity is… inspiration from this year’s D&AD New Blood SHIFT-ers

What does “creativity” mean to you? We’ve been working with the brilliant team at D&AD New Blood SHIFT for a few years now, and we...

Stories from Design Bridge: Welcome back to the family

A lot of people describe working at Design Bridge as like being part of a big family, so it’s always extra special when someone who...

Meet the Maker: Kirsty Struthers, Textbook Frog

As a global team of Brand Creatives, it’s no surprise that there are lots of us around the Design Bridge Studios with extra-curricular creative activities...

It’s chocolatea time at Design Bridge Amsterdam!

Ever wondered who makes the chocolate in your chocolate? Most people don’t. That’s why it’s a surprise when we tell them Barry Callebaut ingredients are...

At The Bar Year Finale: Fashion For Good

Did you know that, on average, we buy 60% more clothing than we did 15 years ago, and yet we only keep each item half...

We’re agile, are you?

Our Group Innovation Lead David Helps shares his 5 golden rules for making “agile” work for agencies, clients and any business committed to embracing a...

Made in Amsterdam: Sinterklaas at Design Bridge

The season of Sinterklaas has officially begun in the Netherlands. How do we know this? Well, Sinterklaas has arrived by boat, in great style, on...

Stories from Design Bridge: Interning in Amsterdam

Meet Sam. Originally from Belfast, Sam joined our Amsterdam Studio as a Junior Designer after having completed a 6 month internship with the team whilst studying Graphic...

At the Bar with Dan Austin of 88bikes

At our last ‘At the Bar’ evening – a programme of inspiring talks in our Amsterdam Studio – Dan Austin, Founder & CEO of the amazing...

All Hallows’ Eve at Design Bridge in Amsterdam & London

Darkness descended upon our Amsterdam Studio this year with the arrival of the Design Bridge Crypt… Our mournful congregation, shrouded in black, gathered to hold...

Proud to Pride: Design Bridge creates bespoke totes to support Stonewall

You may remember that, back in the summer, our London Studio came together to support Pride in London and show what “Pride” means to each...

Happy Diwali from Design Bridge Singapore

Also known as the “festival of lights”, Diwali is a popular festival observed by Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and some Buddhists around the world. This year...

Nurturing a new-born level of creativity: managing a creative career and being a parent

One mum and one dad from our London Studio share their experiences of how becoming a parent can shift your perspective as a creative… Holly...

#YouMeTeaNow – Design Bridge supports Lipton to help tackle loneliness

Loneliness can affect people of all ages and, right now, 1 in 3 of us is feeling lonely. Loneliness can be a physical feeling that...

Stories from Design Bridge: Meet Lisa Mathews, Strategy Director at Design Bridge Amsterdam

The latest in our ‘Stories from Design Bridge‘ series is with Lisa Mathews. Having worked in 3 of our Studios, we caught up with Lisa to find out a little...

Design Bridge collect 2 Silver awards at Pentawards 2019

This week we’ve been at the Pentawards Conference, part of the annual Packaging Innovations & Luxury Packaging event at Olympia in London, checking out the...

Branding a cause: The D&AD New Blood Academy x Design Bridge winners

A collaboration between D&AD and WPP in London, D&AD New Blood Academy is a 4-week creative bootcamp open to all of the Graduates that win...

How to become a: motion graphics and realisation designer

As part of a series on different jobs in design studios Design Week interviewed Fahud Ahmed, a Senior Realisation Designer in our London Studio, to find...

The winner of our Dog’s Bollocks Student Awards competition 2019 is…

  2020 winners coming soon! In the meantime, see what won through in our 2019 competition below… The wait is over. It’s time to find...

Design Bridge supports Dance4Life at Pride Amsterdam 2019

Based in the Netherlands but operating all over the world through an international education programme, we’ve been working with Dance4Life for over 10 years in our Amsterdam Studio to...