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Button Badge — B0680C12

£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)

For nice people.

This artwork is by one of twelve winners of our eighth annual button badge design competition – selected from 277 accepted entries submitted by 86 individuals, collectives and studios.

Winners: Kike Riesco, Konrad Sybilski, Paul McNeill, Anna Giarmeniti, Juste Halavin, Emma Ferraro, Vanda Nascimento, Heleen van Buul, Sarah Ray, Eva GonçalvesZee and Viola Wang.

The international judging panel 2012: Agathe Jacquillat / FL@33, Aliz Borsa, Andy Smith, Angharad Lewis, Angus Montgomery / Design Week, Carole Guevin, Catherine Dixon, Chris Ng / IdN, Darren Firth / Occupy, Eleftheria Alexandri, Gavin Lucas / Creative Review, Gergö Gilicze, Jacqueline Mertz, Jeff Conway, Jennie Talbot, John O’Reilly / Varoom!, Julien Decaudin, Liz Farrelly / Étapes International, Mauro Caramella, Nathan Gale / Intercity, Richard J. Kirk, Robert Urquhart, Tomi Vollauschek / FL@33unfolded (team) and Yee Ting Kuit. Released: October 2012

Artist

Paul McNeill studied Fine Art in London on a govt grant, can you imagine? After having done time running the Tintin Shop and the Lomo Shop he moved back to Norwich as it’s flatter. He now spends his time gardening and making badges, T-shirts and other printed ephemera for his new venture: Norfolk ‘n’ Good (Say it out loud).

External link: wheelygoodprints.blogspot.co.uk/...

Created by: Paul McNeill

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), MICAAFOMFS, 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.

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