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Stories from Design Bridge: Interning in Amsterdam

Meet Sam. Originally from Belfast, Sam joined our Amsterdam Studio as a Junior Designer in August after having completed a 6 month internship with the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

A very Dutch Bake Off at Design Bridge Amsterdam

One of the things we do best at Design Bridge (outside of brand design, that is) is combining creativity with food, which is why our...

At The Bar with Studio Yukiko: letting loose in the playground

For our latest edition of At The Bar (a regular get together in our Amsterdam Studio, each time with a different with a special guest speaker),...

Design Bridge Visits: T-SHIRT – CULT – CULTURE – SUBVERSION Exhibition, London

Dare to Wear I recently visited the T-SHIRT – CULT – CULTURE – SUBVERSION exhibition at the London Fashion and Textiles Museum, which celebrates the...

Year of the Dog: Celebrating Chinese New Year at Design Bridge Singapore

There are quite a number of traditions here in the Singapore Studio, but one of our favourites is the annual Chinese New Year (CNY) celebration....

Design Bridge Visits: Legendary Trunks – The Exhibition

As a designer, I often find myself conflicted; between the half of me that values all things tasteful and considered, and the half that takes...

Stories from Design Bridge: Rebecca’s Singapore Top 10

Say hello to Rebecca Clarke. Rebecca joined our London Studio over 3 years ago as a Designer and has worked on all sorts of exciting...

Yoga Club at Design Bridge Singapore

One of the great things about working at Design Bridge is our unique Studio culture and all the extra-curricular things we get up to. Here’s...

Inspiration sessions at Design Bridge Singapore

“Where do you go for creative inspiration?” A question that we’re often asked, and one that we regularly ask each other, too. One of the...

Making Good Design Great: it’s all in the (print) execution

Having an idea is all very well and good, but as long as it remains unexecuted, its goodness is rather theoretical. The recent Label Lab...

Celebrating Halloween 2017, DB style

It’s become a bit of a tradition to celebrate Halloween here at Design Bridge, with each of our Studios marking All Hallow’s Eve in their...

The fine art of collaboration

Chloe Templeman, a Design Director based in our London Studio, recently wrote a column for Computer Arts Magazine all about collaborating with illustrators. Just in case...

Stories from Design Bridge: The city that never sleeps

Meet Toby. Toby joined us in London as a Designer in 2015 and, earlier this year, had the opportunity to spend some time working over...

Design Bridge Visits: designjunction at London Design Festival

This year’s London Design Festival was a treasure trove of creative inspiration spanning all areas of design, so of course we went along to explore...

2017 juniors, welcome to the Design Bridge team

This year in the London Studio we’ve welcomed 9 new juniors to the team. We’ve already had them presenting at one of our Friday Mingles over...

Stories from Design Bridge: Say hello to Becca, Client Director at DB London

Take a stroll around any of our Studios and you’ll come across all sorts of people with all sorts of stories to tell. Take Rebecca...

Stories from Design Bridge: Life in the Brand Strategy Team

Thinking about joining Design Bridge? Want to find out a bit more about some of the people you’ll be working with? Ever wondered what we...

Design Bridge Visits: 100% Design at London Design Festival 2017

I’ve long believed that if you want to know what people are truly thinking and feeling about the world, you look at their homes. The...

Stories from Design Bridge: A catch up with our London Studio juniors

Last September we welcomed a new group of junior team members to the London Studio. And doesn’t time fly?! One year on, we checked in to see...