Button Badge — B1006C14
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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.
2nd Prize (Category: Single Badge)
This artwork is by one of twelve winners of our tenth annual button badge design competition – selected from 593 accepted entries submitted by 156 individuals. Exceptionally this competition called for hand-drawn doodles only – all created in the gallery space of the anniversary exhibition Stereohype 2004–2014.
Winners: Jonny Leigh, Letitia Liu, Yu-Ying Chen, Holly Amber Allen, Modesta Kalkyte, Alexia Moriaux, Elliot Freeman, Anna Schmidt-Hansen, Lucy Price, Jemma Mallorie, Adam Peerbaccus and Chris Niemyski.
Agathe Jacquillat / FL@33 & Stereohype, Angharad Lewis / Grafik.net & Upsideup, Cynthia Bataille, Darren Firth / Occupy, Emily Gosling / It's Nice That, Gavin Lucas, Holly T Burrows, Jenny Haytch, Jono Sandilands, Lydia Blanco, Marina Mijatović, Nathan Gale / Intercity, Neil Bennett / Digital Arts, Nick Spence, Paul McNeill, Paul Pateman / Pâté, Richard J. Kirk, Sara Cunha, Sarah Boris, Timothy Hunt and Tomi Vollauschek / FL@33 & Stereohype. Released: May 2015
‘A woman of twenty-one may be still young and inexperienced, but with all the daring, courage and confidence which all things count on, I believe there is a lot to accomplish if only I try.’ Originally from Taiwan Yu-Ying Chen is currently based in London where she studies Illustration and Animation at Kingston University. Prior to this she studied Multimedia and Animation Art at National Taiwan University of Arts. She won numerous awards from the likes of Taiwan International Student Design Competition, 4C Digital Design Awards, ACG Awards, Interuniversity Information Security Animation Contest and National Student Art Contest.
External link: behance.net/yuyingchen
Created by: Yu-Ying Chen
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.