Gift Box — BGB056
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Each luxury gift box contains seven of Stereohype's popular button badges. Selected designs are taken from Stereohype's growing button badge collection. So-called Artist Gift Boxes feature button badges designed by only one of Stereohype's super-talented 500+ international contributors – artists, illustrators, designers, architects, photographers, collectives and studios. Inside the elegant matt black cardboard gift box (215 x 45 x 25mm) is a black flock pad and badges are directly pinned into it. All Stereohype button badges available at stereohype.com are classic high quality one inch (25mm) metal back badges with so-called D-pin (although it looks more like an 'e'). Tiny stickers at the back of each button badge mention the artist, release date, series number, etc. Badges are manufactured with love and care in the UK.
Badges by Dan Fern from Stereohype's B.I.O. Series 18. Dan's button badge artworks where created by physically holding a white circular paper mask over existing collages. He then took pictures of his selected details. Collages are based on a series of originally rectangular collages Dan worked on at the time titled Information May Have Been Lost (IMHBL).
Single badge SKUs: B1379B18, B1380B18, B13815B18, B1382B18, B1383B18, B1384B18 and B1385B18.
The seven artworks are also available as Button Badge Motif Prints.
(...) ‘I like the prints very much – the paper and print quality are really excellent. That whole project is so interesting – I'm amazed at the number and variety of the badges, and very impressed by the quality of presentation. I'm happy to have been able to take part in it!’ — Dan Fern
Dan Fern is an award-winning graphic artist and an influential teacher. A graduate of the Royal College of Art in London, Fern was appointed Professor Emeritus at the RCA following a long career as Head of the School of Communications. He has worked extensively across all areas of visual communication; his commissioned graphic works have been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in Kyoto, the Centre Pompidou in Paris, Amsterdam's Stedelijk Museum, the Joan Miró Foundation in Barcelona, the Smithsonian Institute in New York and London's Victoria and Albert Museum.
Since the mid 90's Dan Fern has also worked in video, producing films in collaboration with musicians for performance at the South Bank Centre in London, the Bath International Music Festival, the City of London Festival and the Hamburg Philharmonie. Alongside his successful career as a commercial graphic artist, Fern has regularly exhibited non-commissioned, self-authored work in galleries in London and overseas. With a long-standing interest in mountaineering, Dan Fern's work as an artist has been focused on the landscape of SE France, where he has a studio. A 200-page monograph of Dan Fern's work from 1996-2017, titled 'On the Horizon' was published in November 2018.
External link: dan-fern.com
Created by: Dan Fern