Button Badge — B0801A1
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AFOMFS badges come with one specially printed limited edition FL@33-designed shoelace per order (120cm, black, with white Stereohype / Art & Sole / Stereohype / AFOMFS / ... repeat pattern) – while stock lasts.
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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 1,400 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.
Originally part of a collective contribution from illustration agency Handsome Frank.
Tim McDonagh spent his younger years growing up in a rural part of America, surrounded by rattlesnakes and snapping turtles which in turn led to his fascination of animals. He takes a more traditional approach to illustration, using brush and Indian ink to draw the image and then applying limited colour palettes digitally. As an illustrator Tim also values detail, which is evident through his meticulous line work. He also loves to draw grass.
Handsome Frank is an illustration agency, representing some of the finest contemporary artists on the planet. They promote and manage the creative talents of a very select group of illustrators and visual artists, overseeing projects from conception to completion.
External links: mcdonaghillustration.com / artandsoleblog.com/blog/view/121 / handsomefrank.com
Created by: Tim McDonagh
This one inch (25mm) button badge series is a collaboration between Art & Sole and Stereohype. The AFOMFS (A Few Of My Favourite Sneakers) Button Badge Series includes artworks by Andrew Joyce, Becca Thorne, David Sparshott *, Emma Kelly **, Jason Munro, Jean Jullien *, Jeffrey Bowman **, Matt Sewell, Owen Phillips, Rich Fairhead, Rob Flowers *, Rude, Scott Balmer *, Simon Peplow, Stephen Cheetham **, Tim McDonagh **, Toby Neilan and Tony Easley. / * TOY / ** Handsome Frank / Stereohype sells AFOMFS Series badges separately and gives them away as a free surprise badge with selected Stereohype T-shirts. Released: April 2013
A Few of My Favourite Sneakers (AFOMFS)
AFOMFS is curated by Art & Sole (at Intercity). Art & Sole is both a book and an online resource that celebrates the creative side of sneaker culture; featuring the best artist / designer sneaker collaborations, as well as showcasing artists who based their work on sneakers – from sculptures made from dissected shoes, to oil paintings on canvas. Not content with simply writing about all the creative collaborations out there, Art & Sole also currently curate two projects based on the theme of art and sneakers. The second of these curatorial projects, and the basis for this collaboration with Stereohype, is entitled A Few Of My Favourite Sneakers. The project is an ongoing series which sees Art & Sole commission select artists and illustrators to draw their favourite sneakers. Individual artists are asked to draw ten sneakers in total, and illustration collectives can submit one sneaker per artist. The results of the project so far can be seen within the AFOMFS category on the Art & Sole website, and selected images from the series are also available to purchase as limited edition giclée prints through the Art & Sole shop.