Button Badge — B0617C11
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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. Tiny stickers at the back mention the artist, release date, series number, etc. The growing collection of these mobile mini canvases – featuring over 1,700 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.
1st Prize (Category: Set of 3)
This artwork is by one of ten winners of our seventh annual button badge design competition – selected from 267 accepted entries submitted by 123 individuals, collectives and studios.
Winners: Mayuko Fujino, Gianluca Sturmann, Pushingnormal, Eleftheria Alexandri, Erica Leong, Jacqueline Mertz, Aliz Borsa, Louise Byng, Jennie Talbot and Julien Decaudin.
The international judging panel 2011: Agathe Jacquillat / FL@33, Alexander Egger, Alex Tobin / Gestalten, Andy Prince, Andy Smith, Benji Holroyd / SB Studio, Carole Guevin, Chris Ng / IdN, Darren Firth / Occupy, Fay Newman, Gavin Lucas / Creative Review, Gergö Gilicze, Germana Giorno, Greig Anderson / Effektive, Gudrun Makelberge, Jacqueline Bos, Jeffrey Bowman, Jim Whittamore, Johann Chan / Digital Arts, John L. Walters / Eye magazine, Nathan Gale / Intercity, Nick Street, Pamela Cocconi, Pleaseletmedesign (PLMD), Team Design Week (Laura Snoad and Angus Montgomery), Thom Lambert, Tom Gauld, Tomi Vollauschek / FL@33, Totwo, Tünde Varga, United States Of The Arts (USOTA) and Vladimir Koncar. Released: September 2011
Gianluca Sturmann is a freelance illustrator based in Genoa, Italy, where he was born in 1988. He graduated from the graphic design course at Accademia Ligustica di Belle Arti di Genova. His work has been on display in exhibitions some of which he also helped organising.
External link: gianlucasturmann.com
Created by: Gianluca Sturmann
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