The best of graphic design and typography worldwide: the winners of the TDC 2019
Surreal silk scarves, vivid Bauhaus glyphs and a voice font: In seven parts, we exclusively show the winners of the Type Directors Club 2019. For example, "Spaghetti Westerns meets Salvador Dali" (photo above), as designers Lloyd Osborne and Shabnam Shiwan from Auckland describe the silk scarves that studio Osborne Shiwan designed for the iconic fashion label Deadly Ponies. For around 200 Australian dollars, the silk scarves are available, which not only show wonderfully surreal images in beautiful colors, but also carry such great titles as "Gaga for Gala" and "Smokey and the Gambit".
The best of graphic design and typography worldwide: the winners of the TDC Type Directors Club etches global typography exhibition into New Zealand design calendar
Globally acclaimed typography organisation Type Directors Club, which exists to support, record and celebrate excellence in typography is set to exhibit in New Zealand, showcasing a culturally diverse range of award-winning work from over 35 countries. The exhibition, TDC64, will run from the 2 to 17 April at the St Paul St Gallery, hosted by AUT and Osborne Shiwan. It represents the fruits of the 1,835 entries from the design communities most recognised mentors, innovators and thought-leaders.
New Zealand's best designers nominate the next generation of talent
A diverse group of designers has emerged to give a new voice to post-millennium New Zealand design. We talk to five stars and ask them to nominate the next generation of ground-breakers.