D&AD New Blood Awards 2022

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D&AD New Blood Awards 2022

D&AD New Blood Awards 2022 now is over!

D&AD New Blood Awards 2022: D&AD New Blood Awards, organised by D&AD has been recently opened for entries in its 2022 edition, dedicate to young people, students and recent graduates of any age, is a great way for emerging new talent to experience the reality of the creative industry.

Short description

D&AD New Blood Awards 2022, one of the largest competitions for emerging creatives to exercise and showcase their talents, has been recently opened for entries!

It's your opportunity to land a job in the creative industry by getting a head start while you're still at university or gaining the exposure you need to kick start your creative career.

D&AD every year celebrates and nurtures outstanding work in the design and advertising industry each year with its international creative awards. As well as the Professional Awards, D&AD aims to cultivate new talent, ensuring the next generation of creatives gets off to a flying start.

How to enter?
Download all briefs you like the look of. Each one comes with its own brief pack, full of useful things like background information, inspiration and brand logos to help you on your way. Then it’s up to you to create your response. The brief and brief pack will tell you how to format and present your work ready to submit.

Your ideas will be seen by representatives of the brands, along with a panel of top creatives from around the world.

Evaluation Criteria

An excellent creative idea
Great craft or execution
Answers the brief

Who may enter?

New Blood Awards is open to advertising, design, digital and marketing students, recent graduates and emerging creatives worldwide.


All New Blood Pencil winners get a guaranteed place in the D&AD Annual, an invite to the New Blood Awards Ceremony, a Pencil per team, and a winner’s package.

Entry fees

The cost per entry is 20 GBP. For D&AD Full Members and Education Network Members, it’s only 15 GBP.

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