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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...

Design Bridge Shanghai celebrates its first award winning project – Starbucks Mooncakes

Yesterday we were at the ONEOF100 Summit in NYC; a gathering of 100 brand leaders to explore innovation, sustainability and design. Woven into the day...

Making art: team bonding in the Design Bridge Singapore Studio

In celebration of a great year of team work and to bring everyone together, rather than our usual trip to the pub, the Mondelēz and Unilever...

The Design Bridge London Client Servicing & Strategy Graduate Scheme 2019

Applications for this scheme have now closed. Stay tuned for 2020. We’ve kept the rest of the application information below for applicant reference. If you graduated in...

Stories from Design Bridge: Meet Claire Robertshaw, Executive Creative Director at DB London

A little while back Claire Robertshaw, Executive Creative Director in our London Studio, sat down with the lovely folk at Creative Boom to talk women in...

Get out of that rut – creative inspiration to beat the January blues

Holly Kielty, our London Studio’s Creative Director of Brand Language, wrote a column for Computer Arts Magazine a while back about how to escape the hell of...

Which brand would you love to redesign? Part 3

We’ve been asking around our Studios to find out which brands people would love to get their hands on and redesign. This time round Ben suggests...

The Design Bridge London Charity Christmas Breakfast 2018

One of our favourite festive traditions in London is the annual Charity Christmas breakfast. Every year we host a breakfast for the London team, cooked...

Branding at Christmas – who’s been naughty and who’s been nice?

Design Bridge Amsterdam’s Executive Creative Director Claire Parker served up some festive advice for brands looking to get in on Christmas branding. Originally published in...

Stories from Design Bridge: DB’s Gali Lucas preps for Amsterdam Light Festival

The annual Amsterdam Light Festival is a magical time in the Dutch capital. From November to January, 30 artworks light up the centre of Amsterdam and...

Design Bridge, Durex & World AIDS Day 2018

Founded in 1988, and the world’s first global health day, tomorrow is World AIDS Day (1st December). As the official website explains, “It’s an opportunity...

Celebrating our first year at Design Bridge Shanghai

Would you believe that last week marked 1 year since our Studio opened in Shanghai? Time certainly does fly and, of course, we couldn’t let this pass by...

Which brand would you love to redesign? Part 2

We’ve been asking people around our Studios which brand would love to get their hands on and redesign. This week Laura, Jason and Lizzy chose a British...

Which brand would you love to redesign? Part 1

Every designer has their favourite brands; the clients they dream about working on because they admire them, or because they believe that they haves untapped...

Internships, bursaries and a bright future in Amsterdam

Last month Design Bridge Amsterdam’s HR Director, Nicolien Zijp, spoke to DUDE magazine (a quarterly design-focused magazine published by the BNO) about the challenges of recruiting young...

Design Bridge success at WPPed Cream Awards 2018

Back in the height of the summer heat wave (remember that?) Graham and Emma, our Chief Creative Officer and Deputy, joined Creative Directors from WPP agencies all...

Fun, games and eggs on the Design Bridge Singapore Away Day 2018

An annual tradition for our Studio, this year’s Away Day celebrated Singapore’s roots to the fullest. The day was very much about “kampong spirit”. With...

Highlights from Dutch Design Week 2018

Dutch Design Week never disappoints with bright ideas – even when Eindhoven is characteristically grey. Here’s a snippet of some of our favourite pieces (as...

Design Bridge Amsterdam’s Christian Lank nominated for BNO Packaging Talent Award

As Christian Lank browsed the washing powder shelves at his local supermarket, he couldn’t help but think, “Why is it all so white?” Apparently Christian,...

Welcome to Design Bridge London: meet our 2018 Grads

September brings with it many things. The end of summer (au revoir short sleeves and al fresco drinking), there’s a chill in the air (hello knitwear and cosy...

At the Bar with Geert Van Kerckhove: A lesson in well-beeing

Our latest At the Bar speaker (a regular event in our Amsterdam Studio where we invite people from a variety of creative and inspiring backgrounds to share their...

Diversity drives creativity: Design Bridge joins Creative Mentor Network

Diversity in the creative industry is a much-debated topic. In fact, it’s more than just a topic. It’s a challenge, and one that can feel...

Design Bridge Wins Silver at Pentawards 2018 for Karhu Limited Edition

I don’t know about you but, since September kicked in and the holidays came to an end, there’s been a bit of a ‘back to school’ feeling...

Stories from Design Bridge: creatively inspired from Singapore to Amsterdam

This summer Dutch industry magazine Marketing Tribune is running a series of interviews profiling creatives in the Netherlands, which includes our very own Yvonne Eng...

Cascabel Studio Landing Project – creative inspiration from Argentina & London

Supported by the British Council and organised by Cascabel Studio (a multidisciplinary creative studio founded in Buenos Aires and based in London), Landing Project is a...

Stories from Design Bridge: Wildlife Rescue Volunteering in Singapore

Getting to live in the amazing cities we call home all around the world is brilliant for creative inspiration, but there are all sorts of...

At the Bar with Lucien Spee, Pride Amsterdam

Last week we were lucky enough to welcome Lucien Spee, Managing Director of Pride Amsterdam, as our latest At the Bar guest speaker. He came...

Design Bridge Visits: Art From The Streets at The ArtScience Museum, Singapore

There’s nothing like a good art exhibition to kickstart creative thinking, and a group of us from the Singapore Studio recently took a trip to...

Design Bridge Visits: Summer Exhibition 2018, Royal Academy of Arts, London

This year celebrates the 250th anniversary of the RA Summer Exhibition, an art exhibition originally founded to be open to artists of all merits to...

The winner of The Dog’s Bollocks Student Awards competition 2018

With entries from far flung places that included Barcelona, Texas and Norwich, the 2018 edition of our annual student competition – you may also know...