Button Badge — B1272B17
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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.
This artwork is also available as Button Badge Motif Print and as part of an elegant luxury gift box containing 7 themed button badges.
This artwork is from button badge gift box Broken Beauty containing seven badges from B.I.O. (By Invitation Only) Button Badge Series 17. The glitch visuals by FL@33's Tomi Vollauschek are from his collection of digital photographs featuring broken monitors, computer screens and handheld touchscreen devices. The pictures represent an abstract optimism celebrated by persevering and by discovering and holding on to occasional beauty in unforeseen moments of accidents and destruction. Artworks by FL@33's Agathe Jacquillat and/or Tomi Vollauschek are signed at the back.
FL@33 is a multi-disciplinary design studio based in London and founded in 2001 by Royal College of Art graduates Agathe Jacquillat and Tomi Vollauschek. Since then FL@33 has created an award-winning, internationally published body of work, ranging from self-initiated projects to commissioned work for clients from around the world, across many different sectors, regardless of size and budget. From logos to integrated identity systems, intriguing imagery to complete book designs, from poster campaigns to websites, moving image and interior design.
Agathe and Tomi are friendly, passionate and dedicated designers who give international lectures, judge, art direct, consult, design, curate, exhibit, contribute to books and magazines, conceive, compile, edit and write their own books, give workshops, and also develop design products for the studio’s sister company Stereohype. The founding directors have been described as multi-lingual, multi-specialised design activists consistently striving to exceed expectations of their demanding clients – using wit and humour to create fresh, imaginative and engaging visual communication, products and interior designs.
A FL@33 monograph (Design & Designer 033 – FL@33) was published in 2005 by Pyramyd and the three books authored and designed by FL@33 were published worldwide by Laurence King and partner publishers: Postcard (2008), Made & Sold: Toys, T-Shirts, Prints, Zines and Other Stuff (2009) and more recently The 3D Type Book (2011). In the same year FL@33’s popular online sound collection project bzzzpeek.com was exhibited in New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Agathe and Tomi self-published the widely acclaimed Trans-form magazine (2001) and the tenth anniversary book and exhibition catalogue Stereohype 2004–2014.
External link: flat33.com
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 17 badges separately and gives them away as a free surprise badge with selected Stereohype T-shirts. B.I.O. Series 17 includes artworks by Alice Tosey, Antonia Henschel, Clare Tovey, D-Fuse, Emma Sullivan, Erik Spiekermann, FL@33, Graham Wood, Matthieu Renard, Patrick Duffy and Phil Baines. Released: November 2017