Creative agency Osborne Shiwan is bringing TDC to Queenstown in 2023. The annual Type Directors Club Awards recognises
international design excellence and typographic innovation across many languages, including te reo Māori.
202 winners were selected from 63 countries by a diverse jury of leading designers and type designers, reflecting TDC’s ongoing commitment to increase the level of diversity and representation in all aspects of its programming, membership, and on its Advisory Board.
Hosted by Te Atamira and sponsored by Klim Type Foundry and Osborne Shiwan, TDC68 Aotearoa brings together hundreds of pieces from entrants including Apple, The New York Times, Pentagram, Mucho and Klim Type Foundry.
About the Type Directors Club
Founded in 1946 by the industry’s leading design practitioners, the Type Directors Club, based in
New York, is an international organisation whose purpose is to build a creative community through
public events and platforms, support the growth of students and early-career professionals, and
recognise excellence in type design across the world.
About Osborne Shiwan
Founded in 2006, Osborne Shiwan is an Auckland-based creative agency specialising in strategic thinking and art direction. Directors Lloyd Osborne and Shabnam Shiwan have collaborated with some of Aotearoa’s most influential brands and their work has been recognised internationally within the areas of commerce, arts and culture.