1st October 2010: Belgium-EU Pavilion - Expo Shanghai 2010
An “agency of the year” special prize awarded to the agency that has won the most Pentawards in the last three years was awarded to DesignBridge. The group was rewarded by the international panel of judges with 12 Pentawards, including 1 Platinum and 1 Gold.
DesignBridge is present in London, Amsterdam and Singapore.
Mark Budden, Marketing Director of DesignBridge Singapore and Graham Shearby came to collect their trophies, handed out by Brigitte Evrard, founder of the Pentawards.
Founded in 1986, Design Bridge is an independent brand design agency, blending creative passion, strategic insight and a firm belief in the power of great ideas .
The company has grown from a handful of people to over 200, across 3 studios in London, Amsterdam and Singapore, with a portfolio of diverse projects spanning 40 different countries.
Working with Clients such as Pernod Ricard, Mars, Panasonic and Akzo Nobel, Design Bridge creates and develops enduring and memorable brand experiences .
The agency has won numerous international creative awards including Pentawards, D&AD, Clio and Mobius.
Graham Shearsby is Group Creative Director of branding agency, Design Bridge. Based in Clerkenwell, he oversees the three studios in London, Amsterdam and Singapore with his team of creative directors.
Born in East London, Graham entered the creative world, unusually, straight from school back in 1979. Joining the John Blackburn Partnership as a studio junior, he received the accolade of a D&AD Yellow Pencil for Typography for Cockburns Ports in 1985.Joining Allied International Designers in 1986, he met his future partners in what would become the fledging Design Bridge later that year. The company has grown from a handful of people to 200+ across the offices and a wealth of international awards.
Committed to design education, Graham is a member of the D&AD Education Council and a representative of the Design Advisory Panel for Creative and Cultural Skills.