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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...

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,...

#SafeHands: Design Bridge New York supports Colgate-Palmolive & World Health Organization (WHO)

Practicing proper handwashing techniques is one of the most important things we can do to help stop the spread of COVID-19. But around the world,...

Easter fun at the (virtual) Design Bridge Amsterdam Studio

Just because we’re not all in the same building at the moment doesn’t mean that we can’t keep up some of our team traditions, like...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Stories from Design Bridge: Re-branding the world’s largest car leasing company

At Design Bridge we work with all sorts of clients across a huge variety of sectors, and our philosophy of original thinking, brand storytelling and...

Design Bridge and Dance4Life celebrate collaboration

In our Amsterdam studio we’ve been fortunate to work with the amazing team at Dance4Life since 2008. Dance4Life is an Amsterdam-based NGO devoted to giving young people...

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...

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...

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...

Stories from Design Bridge: our favourite spots in Singapore

We’ve already heard from New York, Amsterdam and London, so naturally the next (and final) place we need to explore is the area surrounding our Singapore Studio....

Stories from Design Bridge: our favourite spots in London

We’ve already taken tours around our Studio areas in New York and Amsterdam, and this week it’s time to head to London to seek out...

Stories from Design Bridge: Say hello to Sam Cutler, Creative Director in NYC

After 7 successful years working in our London Studio, last year Sam Cutler had the very exciting opportunity to move over to New York as...

Stories from Design Bridge: our favourite spots in Amsterdam

Last week Katie took us on a tour of the best places to eat, drink, socialise, and soak up some creative and cultural inspiration near...

Stories from Design Bridge: our favorite spots in New York

There’s no place like home, and what better way to explore each of our DB homes than by asking a local to give you the lowdown on the...

Stories from Design Bridge: Meet Damo, Visualisation Director

Our “Stories from Design Bridge” blog posts offer a little glimpse into Design Bridge life through interviews with all sorts of people, working in all...

Stories from Design Bridge: Volunteering in Bali

Last year, our Singapore Studio welcomed the brilliant Mafalda Manteigas on a 6 month internship with our 3D team (and we’re happy to say that Mafalda will...

Stories from Design Bridge: catching up with Sam in Singapore

Last year we interviewed Sam Foster for the blog. Sam was a Senior Designer, originally based in our London Studio, who was on secondment in our Singapore...

Stories from Design Bridge: Meet the (extended) DB family

We often describe ourselves as one big family at Design Bridge, and you can often tell a lot about someone by their family. We’ve noticed that a...

Stories from Design Bridge: Bacteria Typography by Bursary winner Raven

It’s amazing to see that many of our current Senior Designers, Design Directors and Creative Directors started here on placements or as graduates, and have since gone...

Stories from Design Bridge: The DB London Bursary scheme

At Design Bridge we’re big believers in nurturing, mentoring and managing people’s careers, and we’re always on the hunt for new talent to join us....

Stories from Design Bridge: Studio Exchange, London to Singapore

Sam Foster is a Senior Designer at Design Bridge. Originally based in London, in May 2015 Sam went on secondment to work in our Singapore Studio....