Button Badge — B0990B14
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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.
Tower Block Books' set of 4 badges is inspired by alphabet picture book they published, called The Big Letter Hunt, that is about looking for and finding hidden letters amongst the buildings, architectural details and streets of London’s East End.
Amandine Alessandra and Rute Nieto Ferreira are co-founders of Tower Block Books Publishing.
Amandine is a graphic designer based in London. Her playful installation and performance-based 3D typographic work has been featured in numerous books including FL@33’s The 3D Type Book. She likes to think of typography as a way to transform the message into a readable experience.
Rute is an architect and lecturer. She has worked on a number of projects across London, many of which are buildings for children. She is interested in getting young people to participate and engage with architecture, cities and play. Amandine and Rute are co-founders of Tower Block Books Publishing.
External links: towerblockbooks.com / amandinealessandra.com / nietoferreira.co.uk
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