Shabnam Shiwan, creative director, Osborne Shiwan.
Shabnam is one of New Zealand’s most celebrated designers. As design director at Alt Group and Saatchi & Saatchi Design Worldwide, Shabnam has created many memorable projects such as the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery brand identity, Fisher and Paykel Social Kitchen and NZ Opera campaigns.
Shabnam has considerable experience, working with a diverse range of clients including Delverde, ASB Bank, Black Grace, Auckland Theatre Company, and New Zealand Trade and Enterprise. Her work has been recognised in New Zealand’s Best Awards and AGDA (Australia), for which she has also been a judge, as well as internationally, in the Red Dot Awards (Germany), Clio (USA), ADC (USA), TDC (USA), AIGA (USA) and One Show (USA). Her typographic design has been exhibited in Objectspace and published in both Graphis and I.D. magazines.
As partner at Osborne Shiwan, a design studio focused on strategically led creative, Shabnam’s projects include design for some of New Zealand’s most iconic creative brands including Deadly Ponies, Atamira Dance Company and Karen Walker. Shabnam will be discussing some of her recent projects, and will explore the concepts and ideas behind the work.