The D&AD Professional Awards 2012

D&AD celebrates outstanding work in design and advertising. This year, the Awards mark their 50th anniversary. Entry is now open with the entry deadline being this Wednesday 1 February 2012. D&AD 50

The Awards levels are as follow:

In Book: The year's best creative work. In Book work features in the D&AD Annual.

Nomination: Work that rises above In Book standard and has the potential to win a Pencil.

Yellow Pencil Work that is outstanding, rather than merely brilliant, wins a Yellow Pencil.

Black Pencil The best of the best, the ultimate award, for work that is truly groundbreaking. Only a handful of Black Pencils are awarded each year.

To write yourself into the future of D&AD visit http://www.dandad.org/awards/professional/2012