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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....

Stories from Design Bridge: The one that got away

Held every year during winter to illuminate the city’s waterways, the Amsterdam Light Festival invites artists and designers to submit artwork concepts based on a...

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...

Empty Amsterdam

Walking around the now almost deserted centre of Amsterdam is an eerie experience. The vibrant noises and bustling streets usually awash with Amsterdammers and tourists...

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...

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,...

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...

All by ourselves, together: keeping your creative culture alive in a time of isolation

Working from Home. It used to simply conjure images of coffee stained laptops and dressing gowns, but times have changed, and today we are facing...

Dear women, let’s talk about men

For those of you looking to break away from the regular news at the moment, we’ll be bringing you more thoughts and creative inspiration from...

Lesson from a moldy Whopper

Whether you love it, hate it, or feel total ambivalence towards it, there’s no doubting that Burger King’s recent “Moldy Whopper” ad – an idea...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...