Button Badge — B0909C13
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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 4)
This artwork is by one of twelve winners of our ninth annual button badge design competition – selected from 261 accepted entries submitted by 87 individuals, collectives and studios.
Winners: Shiva Karamzadeh, Sara Cunha, Paul Pateman / Pâté, Keith Hancox, Marina Mijatovic, Faye Savage, Kienan Dostal / GiantEvilPizza, David Petzold / Lobsterboy, Jenny Haytch, Lydia Blanco / Cocolima, Cynthia Bataille and Jono Sandilands.
The international judging panel 2013: Agathe Jacquillat / FL@33, Angharad Lewis / Grafik.net & Upsideup, Angus Montgomery / Design Week, Anna Giarmeniti, Darren Firth / Occupy, Eva Gonçalves, Gavin Lucas, Heleen van Buul, Holly T Burrows, Jeff Conway, Julia Kahl / Slanted, Kike Riesco, Konrad Sybilski, Liz Farrelly / Étapes International, Matthew Kenyon, Nathan Gale / Intercity, Neil Bennett / Digital Arts, Nick Spence, Paul McNeill, Priscilla Chan / IdN, Rachael Steven / Creative Review, Richard J. Kirk, Robert Urquhart, Sarah Boris, Sarah Ray, Thom Lambert, Toby Neilan, Tomi Vollauschek / FL@33, unfolded (team) and Viola Wang. Released: November 2013
Sara loves working with bright colors, geometric shapes and experiment different materials. Exploring sight, touch and hearing, her work crosses the visual and three-dimensional worlds of illustration, animation, paper sculpting and patchwork inspired illustrations. Born in Portugal and now based in London, Sara graduated in architecture but soon started focusing on the visual practice of illustration, continuing her studies with a Master Degree in Image Design reflecting on the intersection between illustration and animation applied to digital media. Her illustrations have been recognized by Nami Island Picture Book Illustration Concours, 3x3 Magazine of Contemporary Illustration and Portugal Young Creators Award. Her work in animation has also been recognized by several european animation festivals including PLAY Lisbon’s International Kids Film Festival, MONSTRA Lisbon Animated Film Festival and KROK International Animated Film Festival.
External link: behance.net/saradaisycunha
Created by: Sara Cunha
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.