Topic: D&AD

First D&AD Impact Award Winners Demonstrate Social Good Through Advertising

Marcel, R/GA and Grey Canada take home Pencils

Tonight marked the first D&AD Impact Awards, a global awards show held at New York's PlayStation Theater and hosted by Baratunde Thurston. D&AD presented its Pencil awards to projects that…

What Powers Creative Excellence at Cannes? Oftentimes, It's Envy

'I will look at the winning work, and I will try even harder'

If there's any common theme in the advertising business culture, it's envy. You only need to read a few comments deep on any advertising blog to feel the barely disguised…

These 5 Great Campaigns Won Black and White Pencils at 2016 D&AD

what3words, iyamadesign top the show

Two Black Pencils, three White Pencils and 61 Yellow Pencils were handed out Thursday night in London at the 54th D&AD Professional Awards Ceremony. Winning an ultra-exclusive Black Pencil were U.K.…

Were Your Agency's D&AD Pencils Stolen This Week? Here's What's Up With That

Lucky Generals makes hearts grow fonder

Past winners of the prestigious D&AD Pencils freaked the hell out this week when they suddenly discovered their precious ornaments of self-worth had gone missing. Some 75 Pencils from nearly 30…

This Browser Extension Replaces Boring Old Preroll With the World's Best Ads

D&AD and BETC's new Ad Filter

Looking for a browser extension that approaches ad blocking a bit more creatively? D&AD and Paris agency BETC have just the thing. The British ad organization, which just handed out its…

Leo Burnett, Droga5 Take Top D&AD Awards for 'Like a Girl' and 'This Is Wholesome'

R/GA is most awarded agency

Leo Burnett and Droga5 were among the top North American winners at Thursday's 2015 D&AD Awards ceremony in London—with Burnett winning both a Black Pencil and a White Pencil for…

Ad of the Day: Agency Builds Computer Model of a Girl to Catch Pedophiles Online

'Sweetie' triumphs at D&AD

The winners of the 52nd D&AD Professional Awards were announced in the U.K. last night. And among the big winners was this fascinating campaign from the Netherlands, in which ad…

Dan Wieden and Others Reveal the Work They Wish They'd Done in D&AD Ads

The power of sweet jealousy

Envy makes advertising go round—when creatives aren't busying copying ideas, they're coveting them. D&AD celebrates that dynamic with a series of new spots, created by Wieden + Kennedy in London,…