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Button Badge — B0047C04

£2

Product

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 mention the artist, release date, series number, etc. The growing collection of these mobile mini canvases – featuring over 1,500 individual designs by over 500 international graphic designers, illustrators, photographers and artists – consists of all B.I.O. (By Invitation Only) contributions, winners of Stereohype's annual button badge design competition and additional series such as the special collaborations: AFOMFS SeriesMICA Series, 10x10 Series and Emoji Series. Badges are manufactured in the United Kingdom.

Design

2nd Prize (Category: Single Badge)

This is one of four winners of our first annual button badge design competition. Winning badge designs were selected from 273 entries submitted by 113 individuals, collectives and studios.

Winners: Gary Barber, Kate ForresterWhat What and Jonathan Morris.

The international judging panel 2004: Adam PointerAgathe Jacquillat / FL@33Andrew Townsend / Wig-01Ange Hayward / Danger UK, Carole Guevin / NetdiverDaniel Koh / Amateur Provokateur, Elisabeth Lecourt, Frank Feldmann and Matias Roskos / Visuellerorgasmus, Helen Walters / Idanda, Marie O'Connor / PeepshowNathan Gale / Creative Review, Patrick DuffyRichard J. Kirk and Tomi Vollauschek / FL@33. Released: December 2004

Artist

Kate Forrester was born at new years day 1985. She studied BA Illustration at The Arts Institute at Bournemouth. Together with Gary Barber and Christopher Green she formed part of the Southampton-based image making collective C'est Moi Ce Soir. She was involved in many projects including the fanzine We live round here too ( issue # 1), on which C'est Moi Ce Soir collaborated with Eat Japanese Food and Zombie Kitchen.

Created by: Kate Forrester

Series

Many winning designs from our annual button badge design competitions are some of our all-time favourites and we hope you like them, too. The competition is great for customers and artists alike. Keep your eyes peeled for the call for entries if you would like to become part of Stereohype's growing one inch (25mm) button badge collection. These are posted across all Stereohype channels and by supporters around the world.


The core of the brief simply states '(...) create and submit lovely, humorous and/or witty artworks for those cute little mobile canvases (...)'. Eligible are entries by designers, artists, photographers, illustrators and by students in any of these areas – including runners-up from previous competitions. Not eligible however are contributors to our B.I.O. (By Invitation Only), MICA, AFOMFS, 10x10 and Emoji Series former competition winners who are more than welcome to become part of the judging panel. Winning button badge designs are hand-picked by our esteemed annual jury members – usually 20–30 former competition winners, button badge-loving journalists, writers, illustrators, artists and graphic designers from around the world – many of them contributors to Stereohype's button badge collection themselves.

Please feel free to add a complimentary button badge of your choice to your next order using this add-on checkout voucher code: FreeBadgeOfChoice

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