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D&AD New Blood Academy 2021 and Design Bridge Mentors

The D&AD New Blood Academy 2021 with WPP is a prestigious two-week intensive online training program for the brightest new talent entering the creative industry....

Design Bridge New York picks up five awards at Transform Awards North America 2021

We have some exciting news to share from Transform Awards North America 2021, where Design Bridge New York picked up five awards! The Studio’s recent...

Pick-A-Buddy Inspirational Initiative

With more than a year into the pandemic, our team at Singapore has become no stranger to online meetings and workshops, and whilst we’ve gotten...

The war for talent versus procurement of design

When the creative talent crunch comes up against procurement pressures, the carnage hurts everyone. Design Bridge’s Tom Gilbert, Executive Creative Director at Shanghai, has ideas...

From globalization to hyper-local, how can brands and creative teams adapt?

With the ever-evolving ecosystem of communication channels and a shift to a more experience-driven way of engaging with consumers, brands are facing several complex challenges...

Winners of our junior programme, The Start 2021

Every year, we run our student junior programme to bring in a new wave of talent to Design Bridge and we love the energy and...

Design Bridge celebrates 35 years

2021 is a very special year for us here at Design Bridge. This September, we were proud to honour our 35th anniversary! It goes without...

STORIES FROM DESIGN BRIDGE AMSTERDAM: 25 YEARS OF PRIDE

This August, Design Bridge celebrates the 25th anniversary of Amsterdam Pride and the open spirit of the Netherlands. And for this special edition, our Amsterdam...

Design Bridge and Giki Zero win Website Design award at The Drum Awards for Design 2021

*Awards Klaxon* Today we have some exciting news to share from The Drum Awards for Design 2021, where we were awarded in the Website Design category...

A is for Alpaca… Design Bridge New York collaborates with KinderCare for #36daysoftype

36 Days of Type is an annual challenge that asks creatives to reimagine the alphabet and numbers 0-9 from a different perspective, sharing typographic inspiration...

A day in the life of a Client Manager at Design Bridge London

One of the pathways for applicants of The Start, our new junior programme in London, is Client Management, which is sometimes called Client Services or...

A day in the life of a Motion Designer at Design Bridge London

As part of our interview series looking at different roles and career opportunities in a brand design agency, and especially to inspire people thinking about applying...

A day in the life of a Strategist at Design Bridge London

Ever wondered about the different career opportunities at a brand design agency? To share some insight and inspire anyone thinking about applying for our London Studio’s new junior programme...

The Start… Design Bridge London’s new Junior Programme

Please note that the deadline for applications has now passed. Successful applicants will be contacted as per the dates set out in the briefing document,...

Fijne Koningsdag! Design Bridge Amsterdam celebrates Kingsday 2021

Tuesday 27th April is a big day for our team in Amsterdam as the city celebrates Kingsday. For those of you unfamiliar with this quirky...

Day in the life of… a Design Placement

What’s it like to do a placement during a pandemic? Can you really get to know people, soak up the atmosphere of Studio life and...

Stories from Design Bridge: Who egg-celled in Amsterdam this Easter?

It’s become something of a tradition for our Amsterdam team to channel their creative influences into something a little bit different around this time of year...

Design Bridge launches #IWD24 mentoring initiative for International Women’s Day 2021

At Design Bridge we support and raise women up every single day of the year. But on this day, we wanted to go one step...

Design Bridge London collaborates with Beauty Banks, beauty influencers & Superdrug to help tackle hygiene poverty

As part of our ongoing partnership with the brilliant Beauty Banks, who are on a very important mission to tackle hygiene poverty in the UK,...

What makes a good creative mentor? Insight from Design Bridge and D&AD Shift NYC

Nurturing raw creative talent, no matter what background people come from, is something we are passionate about at Design Bridge. Whilst the industry still has...

Design Bridge wins Best in Class at PAC Global Leadership Awards 2021

An annual celebration of craftsmanship in design and innovation, the PAC Global Leadership Awards recognises the very best in global packaging design. And this year...

The winners of the Design Bridge x The Guardian Student Awards 2020

When we set our annual student awards brief back in January 2020 – asking students to ‘design the decade we deserve’ by picking an article from the 01/01/20...

Gold and two Bronzes for Design Bridge at Transform Awards Asia 2020

Bringing a little bit of light into the beginning of the year, we are delighted to share that we have picked up three awards at the...

MAKINGIT21: Insight and wisdom from the creative industry

We could all do with a little positivity at the moment, and today we wanted to share a brilliant project from our good friend David...

2020 in 20 Words

To mark what has been a year like no other, our Studios have come together to describe 2020 in 20 words. To all of our...

Design Bridge London’s Annual Secret Santa 2020… with a twist

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, we LOVE a good tradition in our Studios and, this time of year in London, Jarvis...

Design Bridge Amsterdam x 88bikes auction

Last year we welcomed Dan Austin of charitable foundation 88bikes to speak at one of our Amsterdam Studio’s inspiring ‘At the Bar’ sessions. The team...

“Fijne Sinterklaas!” from Design Bridge Amsterdam

We love a tradition at Design Bridge, and this time of year they come thick and fast, all over the world. For our Amsterdam team this weekend...

Stories from Design Bridge: Lockdown Life Drawing at Design Bridge London

How do you keep team spirit alive in lockdown? While most of us have spent the majority of this year working from home, we’re never...

Design Bridge London launches ‘Thanks For Nothing’ WeTransfer campaign for The Great Reset

Did you know that, with so many of us working from home for a large part of this year, our actions (or lack of) are helping...

Design Bridge awarded Silver and Bronze in the Creativepool Annual 2020

Awards season may be winding down for the year, but we are going out with a bang with two projects awarded in the Packaging category in...

Design Bridge wins 5 awards at Pentawards 2020

An annual celebration of the very best in packaging design around the world, the Pentawards Gala Ceremony is a date firmly set in our diaries each...

Make Tea Time Peace Time: Design Bridge London supports Lipton and Peace One Day

Monday 21st September 2020 Peace One Day, the annual international observed day dedicated to world peace. Recognised by the United Nations and US Congress, and marked...

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....

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...

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 closed and for 2021 it has been replaced with The Start.   Now in its 5th year, we’re...

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...