Button Badge — B0477B8
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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 1,600 individual designs by over 600 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 Series, MICA Series, 10x10 Series and Emoji Series. Badges are manufactured in the United Kingdom.
HGO was founded 2004 by Heiko Hoos for his personal Projects. Heiko studied Visual Communication at the University of Applied Sciences in Pforzheim, Germany, where he graduated in 2003. He published several typefaces for Union Fonts and T26. His most famous typeface designs are Charifa Sans and Charifa Serif. His work was featured in major design publications such as Indie Fonts 2 (P-Type Publications), Freewave (Booth-Clibborn Editions), spatium – Magazine for Typography, some DGV publications and the Grafuck 3 book. Heiko took part at the Outside/In Exhibtion in USA from 2004–2006 and contributed to the Use Again Asia Exhibition 2005/2006. He also collaborated with Canadian Artist Philip Pocock on various art projects for ZKM/Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe. His work was exhibited at the ZKMAX (Munich), ZKM (Karlsruhe) and at Nucleus Gallery (Los Angeles). He is currently working as a freelance designer in Karlsruhe, Germany.
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Created by: Heiko Hoos
Selected international designers, illustrators and artists were invited to submit designs for this one inch (25mm) button badge series. Stereohype sells B.I.O. (By Invitation Only) Series 8 badges separately and gives them away as a free surprise badge with selected Stereohype T-shirts. B.I.O. Series 8 includes artworks by Allan Deas, Andy J. Miller / Koma Design, Allistair Burt / Alburt, Anja Gerscher, Bálint Egyed / Voov, Fiona Hamilton / Soma Gallery, FL@33, Greig Anderson, Heiko Hoos, Jan von Holleben, Karin Kloubert / April Mediengruppe, Madeleine Duba, Peter Crnokrak / The Luxury of Protest, Supersentido, Mike and Katie / TADO, Tom Würzburg, Yuko Michishita. Released: September 2009