50 years of award-winning D&AD work

With D&AD’s 50th anniversary year drawing to a close, the organisation is publishing a book highlighting the top D&AD award-winning projects from the past half-century.

Saatchi and Saatchi's pregnant man poster for the Health Education Council
Saatchi and Saatchi’s pregnant man poster for the Health Education Council

For D&AD 50, each of the last 50 years is represented by a past D&AD president or other key figure, who shares their favourite work from that year.

Smile stamps for Royal Mail, by Michael Peters and Partners
Smile stamps for Royal Mail, by Michael Peters and Partners

Projects featured include 1990’s excellent Smile stamps for Royal Mail, by Michael Peters & Partners, and the Grow Your Own Food poster by Abram Games for Lowe Howard-Spink.

Abram Games Grow Your Own Food poster
Abram Games Grow Your Own Food poster

More recent work such as Ogilvy Frankfurt’s Bigger Storage Ideas project for Ikea and United Visual Artists’ Volume installation at the Victoria & Albert Museum is also included.

The Volume installation, by United Visual Artists
The Volume installation, by United Visual Artists

To mark its 50th anniversary,  D&AD also announced its top pencil winners of all time at a ceremony held in September.

Bigger Storage Ideas, by Ogilvy Frankfurt
Bigger Storage Ideas, by Ogilvy Frankfurt

D&AD 50 is published by Taschen priced at £34.99.

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