Button Badge — B0689C12
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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 1,500 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 Series, MICA Series, 10x10 Series and Emoji Series. Badges are manufactured in the United Kingdom.
2nd Prize (Category: Set of 4)
Stray dog's dream. He's a vagabond dog. Always wandering about, just like our thoughts. He has a dream like we all do. And his dream is in black and white.
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 Gonçalves, Zee 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@33, unfolded (team) and Yee Ting Kuit. Released: October 2012
Anna Giarmeniti was born in Athens in 1979. She studied Painting, Photography and Graphic Design at the Athens School of Fine Arts. Since 2002 she is teaching Art in state Primary and High School. Anna has also illustrated children books and made designs for jewellery and fashion items. In addition, she also creates her own art books and flipbooks.
Created by: Anna Giarmeniti
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.