Button Badge — B0937B14
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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.
Caetano Calomino is a sign painter, letterer and illustrator from Brazil based in Brooklyn, NY. In 2011 he started to study calligraphy and in a few months became assistant of Claudio Gil, a renowned calligrapher and professor. Then, he became a scholar of traditional sign painting, having spent a season working with Mike Meyer, who is from the old guard of sign painters and current president of the CSA (Creative Signmakers of America). In 2012 he was invited by IdeaFixa, to create his first workshop about brush script and in 2013 the first sign painting class in Brazil. For the last 3 years, Caetano has been working in type, design and art, in both commercial and educational sectors. Caetano has also lectured about his commercial and conceptual projects in several universities of Brazil and both Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) and Parsons The New School for Design in New York.
External link: caetanocalomino.com
Created by: Caetano Calomino
Selected international designers, illustrators and artists were invited to submit designs for this one inch (25mm) button badge series. Stereohype sells B.I.O. (By Invitation Only) Series 14 badges separately and gives them away as a free surprise badge with selected Stereohype T-shirts. B.I.O. Series 14 includes artworks by Caetano Calomino, Dina Silanteva, Emmi Salonen, FL@33, Henrik Birkvig, Julian Morey, Matthew Kenyon, Neringa Dastoor, Paul Jenkins, Russell Weekes, Sawdust, Studio Gpop, Tara Hanrahan and Tower Block Books aka Amandine Alessandra and Rute Nieto Ferreira. Released: September 2014