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An underlaying direct Device-to-Device (D2D) communication mode in future cellular networks, such as IMT-Advanced, is expected to provide spectrally efficient and low latency support of e.g. rich multi-media local services. Enabling D2D links in a cellular network presents a challenge in transceiver design due to the potentially severe interference between the cellular network and D2D radios. In this paper we propose MIMO transmission schemes for cellular downlink that avoid generating interference to a D2D receiver operating on the same time-frequency resource. System simulations demonstrate that substantial gains in D2D SINR of up to 15 dB and around 10% total cell capacity gains can be obtained by using the proposed scheme.