D&AD New Blood

Gradwatch 2017: D&AD New Blood Awards Pencils announced

The winners of this year’s New Blood Awards have been announced, with accolades handed to projects as varied as a hand-drawn animation for The National Autistic Society, a fabric labelling campaign challenging beliefs around British identity, and a typographic system aiming to help promote Chinese gender quality. For the 2017 event, D&AD awarded a total […]

D&AD New Blood 2015: the winners

D&AD has announced the winners of its New Blood student awards, with three black, four white and 20 yellow pencils going to projects for Nationwide, Airbnb, WeTransfer, WWF, Pantone, BBC, Vice and more.

ShellsuitZombie: Undead but here to help you

Studio ShellsuitZombie has made a name for itself through its magazine made “by graduates for graduates” and its events programme for young creatives. Five issues in and fresh from appearances at D&AD New Blood and Leefest, design lead Alex Vissaridis explains how the zombies have continued to move beyond print

New Blood’s new look

The identity and campaign for this year’s D&AD New Blood scheme was designed by The Office of Craig Oldham. Infographic-themed visuals include a wheel of muses, large-scale flow charts and supersized celebratory banners…

D&AD New Blood winners 2014

The winners of D&AD’s New Blood awards scheme were announced at a ceremony in London last night, with two black pencils and 30 yellows awarded to an inventive range of apps, posters and ad campaigns…

The best of D&AD New Blood 2014

Once again D&AD New Blood has taken over Spitalfields Market in London, which has played host to the enormous graduate fair since 2012. As one of the judges of ‘best stand’, CR was lucky enough to have a look around prior to the opening – and so here are some of our highlights

D&AD New Blood round-up

Around 70 courses are represented at this year’s D&AD New Blood graduate show in London’s Spitalfields market. We pick out a few highlights

D&AD New Blood 2012: our picks

Though installed in a new venue, D&AD’s graduate talent hypermarket, otherwise known as New Blood, is as overwhelming as ever. Patrick Burgoyne battled through the private view crowds to find some favourites

CR’s pick of New Designers 2011

New Designers, much like D&AD New Blood is quite a slog. The Business Design Centre where it is running until July 9 in Islington is vast. There’s a lot of ground to cover and there’s a lot to see. Here are my picks of the show…

CR’s Pick of D&AD New Blood

CR paid a visit to this year’s D&AD New Blood show this weekend, and browsed through stands from universities all over the country. As always, the quality of work on show was high. Here’s our pick of the projects that stood out most for us.

Best of D&AD New Blood

Last week CR helped to judge D&AD’s Best New Blood. Here’s a selection of what the judges thought were the best pieces on show this year, all of which can be seen at The Old Truman Brewery


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