D&AD has announced the winners of the New Blood Awards, which celebrate young creatives. The winners were selected from designers that responded to real briefs set by Airbnb, BBC, WWF, Facebook, Nationwide, npower, Pantone, i-D, Monotype, John Lewis, TalkTalk, VICE, WeTransfer and WPP. The awards are open to anyone in full or part-time education, recent graduates who finished their course within the past two years and anyone 23 or under.
This year three Black Pencils were awarded, four received White Pencils, for projects “aimed at making a positive difference to society” and 41 young creatives were the recipients of a Yellow Pencil. Black Pencils were awarded to Greg Ormrod and Thomas Worthington from the School of Communication Arts 2.0 for their Nationwide – How It Should Be project; Tom Watkins from the University of Lincoln for WeTransfer – When I’m a Dad and School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Nu Ri Kim, Seunghoon Shin and Yoonshin Kim for their Pantone – Project Monsoon work.
For the full list of winners visit the D&AD site here.
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