All posts tagged: D&AD

Beautiful Meme provoke debate for D&AD festival


Sifting through the endless design blogs (oh yes, the irony is not lost here), copy can often get overlooked by the clean visual form or general aesthetics. With this years D&AD festival theme, Beautiful Meme have managed to put the content front and center highlight the fact that we, as designers, think in terms of words as much as think in terms of visuals.

Last orders at the D&AD bar


With entries closing on 01 February – just days away – D&AD have sent out a polite reminder to creative folk with ideas on scooping a Yellow (or even Black) Pencil this year, that time is a’tick-tocking away to get entries in. Over the last 49 years, D&AD has celebrated outstanding design and advertising that has influenced generations of creative talent. This year, their ambition is to make the 50th D&AD Annual the ultimate benchmark […]

50 Years in 2 Minutes, signals call for entries


Following on from news of Neville Brody’s 50Fwd identity, D&AD have released a 2 minute retrospective video celebrating 50 years of design excellence as they open entries for the fiftieth annual D&AD Awards. More work from outside the UK than ever was recognised in 2011 as international agencies and creatives increasingly sought to get their hands on a Yellow or Black Pencil. This time round D&AD are looking to increase entries from Europe further, their ambition […]