Design for Business helps clients make major strategic decisions and implements business improvements.

Creative design consulting from the very beginning helps solidify your ideas, improves the marketability of your plan and saves you money in development and implementation costs.

We design new products, new businesses and also provide new strategies to tackle outdated firms with brand new ideas and innovation principles!

Our expertise also spans these functional areas:
Brand Identity
Interiors & Furniture Design


Create more impact and business opportunities through strategic design!

José develops projects that create surprisingly profitable relationships between markets and brands, and has a special interest in hospitality; interior design and photography

To know more about our strategic design solutions, please get in touch with us at:

50% of our success is the result of close collaboration with our clients

Our creativity process starts first with: clarifying the issue, then looking at it from a different, preferably unique standpoint and finally arriving at a clear and consistent solution.

Besides clarity in solutions we also strive for clarity in the design process. We express that in our communication to our clients in clear (de)briefings, clear estimates, clear reports and clear invoices.

During the entire process, from the first meeting to the final results, our clients remain informed about our progress. Something they certainly appreciate.

Before Design for Business, José worked as Art Director at Rapho Design France, Wissel Eindhoven, McCann Erickson WorldGroup, Schoep & van der Toorn/Pleon and Bridge/KLP Advertising in Amsterdam for large international accounts like Nissan, Wacom, Swatch, PepsiCo, Philip Morris International, Dow Chemical, Philips, Dymo, Apple Benelux, Planet Internet, Hewlett Packard Europe a.o.

José do Polme works for Design for Business’s clients as
Creative Brand Strategist.
Guiding projects all the way from
initial research through creative development and final
implementation, to ensure successful results!

José studied Photography and Design at Filmarte and Ar.Co in Lisbon, as well Design at École des Beaux-Arts in Geneva, before completing his studies in Advertising and Interactive Multimedia at the Willem de Kooning Fine Arts Academy in Rotterdam

José do Polme is the founder of the Amsterdam based Design for Business


Esselte Benelux
Feedback Language Partners
Hewlett-Packard Europe
Hachette-Filipacchi Media
Land & Houses
Mar Ilimitado
Martinho & Santos


Altura Beach Sports
Ani Ani Beachwear
Apple Computers Benelux
Atelier Informático
Barril Beach Café
Crystal Clear
De Boefjes
Dom Petisco Grill
Dymo Benelux
Dr. van de Hoog Cosmetics
Dr. Lena Bernardo Cosmetics

Muxagata Ice Cream
Nobel Van Dijk & Partners
Recortes d'Alegria
Restaurant Sérgio
Restaurant Tia Piri Piri
R2S Projects
Séqua Tours
SCC Benelux
Student Job
Tavira Tours

Wacom Europe
World Access
Palthe Stomerijen
Patrícia Reis Lawyer
Proost & Brand
Planet Internet

Design for Business can carry out a complete communications overhaul,
or concentrate on print and web design, illustration, package design, photography, identities, and other aspects that help make up a total brand image.
Some clients we work(ed) for:

Design for Business
is based in Amsterdam,
The Netherlands
and Tavira, Portugal

The Netherlands +31 (0)6 24 51 38 93
Portugal +315 96 01 01 846

Dutch, Portuguese, French
and English speaking

See also our Client Directory below!

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