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5 Pencil winning campaigns for World Refugee Day

To commemorate this year's World Refugee Day, we have selected five Pencil winning campaigns that pay homage to the people who have been displaced from their homes in the face of great adversity.

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How sociopolitical issues influence design and advertising

D&AD President Bruce Duckworth selects Pencil winning work that offers practical, elegant and thought provoking solutions to the wider spectrum of contemporary sociopolitical issues.

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New Blood Shift NYC 2017: Shortlisted

New Blood Shift is about to start in New York.

Our search for the best young creatives for New Blood Shift has taken us to New York, where the untapped talent is nothing short of inspiring.

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Stop Selling S***. Let's Make Work That Matters

Thomas Kolster at D&AD Festival 2017 Adobe Stage

Mr Goodvertising Thomas Kolster makes a rallying cry for creatives to stop selling s***, and start giving a damn.

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The State of The Artist

Yancey Strickler (CEO, Kickstarter) at D&AD Festival 2017 Adobe Stage

This is the story of Kickstarter and how it opened a new chapter in creative economy.

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37 Things I've Learnt

Mr Bingo at Adobe Stage | D&AD Festival 2017

"I don't think I do edgy work; I do honest work."

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Food & Everything Else

Dr Morgaine Gaye at Brewery Stage

Want to know why design, fashion and politics all shape what we choose to eat and why? Watch Food Futurologist Dr Morgaine Gaye's #DandAD17 talk.

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Creativity for Good Showcase

2017 is the year that creativity is solving problems.

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Creativity for Good

Anna Higgs, Steve Vranakis, Thomas Kolster

Creativity for good and how the creative community can take a stance against social issues was one of the biggest themes coming out of D&AD Festival 2017.

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D&AD President's Award 2017 | Michael Johnson

Creative Director, Ex-President of D&AD and Black Pencil winner, Michael Johnson was this year’s D&AD President’s Award recipient.

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What is D&AD New Blood Festival?

New Blood Festival brings together emerging talent and industry professionals for a double whammy of Fringe events and a free exhibition at The Old Truman Brewery in the heart of east London. In short, it’s all about getting everyone excited and inspired by the future of commercial creativity.

Exclusively for students, recent graduates and other young creatives, the Fringe offers talks, workshops, screenings and tours of top agencies and studios. These are completely free. You’ll need to pay a £10 deposit to book but you’ll get this refunded provided you attend. The exhibition sees university courses from around the UK showing off their very best students’ work from the past year. It gives industry professionals the chance to meet new talent and young creatives the opportunity to network and skill up.

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Crafts as a Way of Life

Kinetic Singapore Co-Founder Pann Lim discusses how craft is not just a way of life, but also the backbone of great creative work.

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