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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...

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

The wait is over. It’s time to find out who is the best of the best, the crème de la crème, the pick of the...

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...

Work that isn’t work – Jason Kempen for DUDE Magazine

A little while ago Partnership Creative Director in our Amsterdam Studio, Jason Kempen, shared his thoughts on the importance of encouraging designers to pursue creative...

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 &...

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 (although we’ll still accept entries that arrive over the weekend and on...

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...

Friday Favourites – Bauhaus special

2019 marks 100 years since the influential Bauhaus art school opened its doors and its teachers and alumni have contributed a huge amount to the...

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...

Friday Favourites

Welcome to the latest installment of Friday Favourites – our end-of-week roundup featuring some of our favourite creative stories. We’ll begin this week with a story from...

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...

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...

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...

Friday Favourites

We do love a beautifully designed book cover here at DB, and we’re rather fond of Henning M. Lederer’s minimalist animated versions of midcentury book...

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...

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...

Friday Favourites

Can you believe that Google Doodles (the regular transformation of the Google logo into something topical or celebratory) has been going for 20 years? Design...

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...

Stories from Design Bridge: Say hello to Jason, Partnership Creative Director in Amsterdam

In the latest installment of our “Stories from Design Bridge” series of interviews with the people we work with every day, we sat down for...

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...

Friday Favourites

You can read a physical book. You can listen to an audiobook. And now you can experience some of your favourite literature in a new and innovative way,...

Design Bridge Visits: The Art of Campari, London

After finishing last week’s Friday Favourites I switched off my laptop and set off for the Estorick Collection for a long overdue gallery visit, and a little creative inspiration. Set...

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...

Friday Favourites

Reducing our use of disposable coffee cups and creating new recyclable materials are two hot topics at the moment. Enter Kaffeeform, a Berlin start-up that...

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...

Design Bridge Visits: London Tech Week 2018

June has been a month of excitement and anticipation. The creative industry partied hard at Cannes, the World Cup kicked off, and London Tech Week...

Friday Favourites

Football fever has hit – and for some of us more than others it would seem! Take our Ingrid’s husband as an example. The brains behind...

Design Bridge wins Physical Product Design award at The Drum Design Awards 2018

Awards season 2018 is in full swing and last night we were at the Emirates Stadium for The Drum Design Awards, where DB Creative Director Chloé was part of...

Design Bridge London supports Beauty Banks

We’ve built a significant and moneyed industry around looking good. We talk quite freely about grooming, nourishing, moisturising and spritzing. We’re encouraged to prime, invigorate,...

Friday Favourites

With our Friday Favourites hero Anna being on a well deserved holiday, this week’s Friday Favourites is coming from our Amsterdam Studio. We have collected...

Design Bridge wins Design Agency of the Year at The FAB Awards 2018

Now in its 20th year, last night we were back at the fabulous Hurlingham Club in London for The FAB Awards – an international Awards program...