D&AD exists to stimulate, enable and award creative excellence in design and advertising.
Winning a D&AD Pencil is often the highlight of a creative career. To find out what it really means to those who win, we wanted to speak to some of the most important people in the industry - your mums.
If you have a campaign or piece of creative work that you think deserves a Pencil, enter it into the D&AD Professional Awards by 15 February and see if our judges agree.
One of the best kept secrets of design. The Monotype archive. A hundred years of type by some the masters of their craft. Explore with us every month.
A designer once said: 'by no other aspect can amateurs be so easily distinguished from professionals'. Your essential secret weapon, a hidden tool of manipulation, a game of space and rhythm, placement and composition. Strive for perfection.
The White Pencil is a D&AD Award that rewards creativity for social and environmental good. We're galvanising the global creative community to help make the world a better place. These interviews and films should help you learn more about what you can do.