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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...

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

Dissertations are in full flow, exam prep is underway, and people are starting to talk about life AFTER university. So, what’s next? Now in its 5th year,...

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

Read all about it! Our Dog’s Bollock’s Student Awards competition 2020 is officially open, and we’ve got a brand new brief for students to get stuck...

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...

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, Creative Strategy Director at...

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 brief 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...

Stories from Design Bridge: Laura’s journey from London to Amsterdam

“Life in Amsterdam is quite different to life in London.” Have you ever thought about moving to a different country for work? With 5 Studios around...

Design Bridge x Amsterdam Pride: Real People, Real Stories

The theme for Pride Amsterdam 2019 is “Remember The Past / Create The Future” and, here within the walls of Design Bridge Amsterdam, we’re paying...

Design Bridge Singapore welcomes graduates at its Open House 2019

Supporting young creative talent is incredibly important to us, and that’s why our Singapore Studio holds an ‘Open House’ event every year for final year...

Play Days: the Design Bridge London Juniors go on a screenprinting adventure

One of the great things about working at Design Bridge is the ‘Play Day’ programme for the Junior Designers in the London Studio. A series of events that runs...

We are Proud to Pride

Marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, last weekend our New York team marched proudly alongside Smirnoff (our client and long-term supporter of the...

Design Bridge partners with Cadbury to help find the next Dairy Milk bar

An afternoon of chocolate sampling? Now who could possibly say “no” to that… Last year our clients at Cadbury launched a national competition for the...

High street, low opinion: 7 ways that WHSmith can change its fortune in the minds of the British people

WHSmith is suffering from a brand reputation crisis. As seen in the news, WHSmith recently finished last in the Which? annual high street shops survey,...

Introducing our “Welcome Home” Limited Edition Smirnoff bottle for Pride 2019

Our clients at Smirnoff are long-time supporters of the LGBTQIA+ community, and for the past few years we’ve worked with them on some of their...

Design Bridge and Fortnum & Mason win Illustration for Branding award at Design Week Awards 2019

Following on from receiving the D&AD Design Agency — Client Collaboration of the Year 2019 at D&AD last month for our on-going partnership with Fortnum &...

5 Silvers for Design Bridge at the DBA Design Effectiveness Awards 2019

Awards season is in full swing, and last night we were at The DBA Design Effectiveness Awards 2019 ceremony in London. What makes this awards programme...

Getting crafty: Leather painting workshop with Cherin Sim at Design Bridge Singapore

On a constant quest for creative inspiration, and a great excuse to flex our creative skills outside of client work, we’ve been arranging a series of...

Design Bridge and Fortnum & Mason win Agency-Client Collaboration of the Year at D&AD 2019

This week has marked one of our favourite weeks in London: D&AD Festival, and we’ve been over at The Truman Brewery attending talks, getting hands-on with some new...

Design Bridge Shanghai and Starbucks Mooncakes win at Marking Awards 2019

This week the city of Hangzhou played host to China’s FBIF2019 Food & Beverage Innovation Forum, an event dedicated to the food & beverage industry...

Truth & Dare: the Design Bridge Singapore Showcase exhibition

As part of Singapore Design Week 2019, our Design Bridge Singapore Studio put on a showcase exhibition at the Substation Gallery, with the theme being “Truth &...

Chinese New Year: celebrating the Year of the Pig at Design Bridge Singapore

One of the favourite traditions in our Singapore Studio, one that we look forward to every year, is celebrating Chinese New Year. Similar to past years,...

Claire Parker reviews new identity for 100% NL by SuperRebel

As part of Marketing Tribune’s DesignPanel, last month Claire Parker (Executive Creative Director in our New York and Amsterdam Studios) judged a new identity created by SuperRebel...

The DB Student Awards competition 2019: The Brief

The deadline for the 2019 Dog’s Bollocks Student Awards was 31 May 2019. The 2020 brief will be launching soon. If you want to know...

And the winner is… judging the Inverkeithing High School Art Department competition

Now here’s something a little bit different to the usual student competitions we run or are involved in. For the past few years Kirsty Struthers,...

An evening of empowerment: Design Bridge London hosts Ladies, Wine & Design

It’s been widely reported that the number of women in creative leadership positions is incredibly low – “12% of Creative Directors are women” is one...

The garden of sound – Design Bridge Amsterdam supports start-up Timio

What does it mean to design for a start-up brand that is about to launch through Kickstarter? It means clear articulation of an idea. Simple,...

Claire Parker reviews identity for Jeugdfonds Sports & Cultuur

Claire Parker, Executive Creative Director of our Amsterdam and New York Studios, is part of the Marketing Tribune “design panel”, and every month she judges a new...