Button Badge — B1489B19
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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.
This artwork is also available as Button Badge Motif Print.
With nearly 25 years experience, John Dowling has worked for and collaborated with some of the UK's most respected design agencies and individuals, run his own studio for the last 16 years and been involved in design education since 2006. He began his career in 1995 at the innovative London studio Area. In 1998 he joined the internationally acclaimed agency Pentagram. Following a brief spell at Sea Design, John joined Frost Design in 2001.
In 2003 he established Dowling Design & Art Direction, moving his studio from London to Newark in Nottinghamshire the following year. In 2010, he joined Rob Duncan to form Dowling Duncan, a multi-disciplinary design studio with offices in Newark, San Francisco and New York. In 2013, Dowling Duncan merged with Mucho in Barcelona to form a global boutique design studio and in 2016 set up Studio Dowling, a graphic design agency. Widely published, John’s work has garnered national and international awards including D&AD, who awarded him a coveted Yellow Pencil. John has given talks on graphic design at numerous universities and institutions. He has also sat on a number of judging panels.
Outside of the daily running of the studio, John has been a senior lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University (2015 – 2019) and an associate lecturer at the University of Lincoln for nearly thirteen years. In 2019 he joined the visual communication team at Nottingham Trent University as a full time senior lecturer on the BA Hons graphic design degree course.
External link: studiodowling.com
Created by: John Dowling
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 19 badges separately and as part of themed / artist gift boxes. We also give button badges away as free extra treats with each order. B.I.O. Series 19 includes artworks by Babette Wagenvoort, Ciarán Meister, David Petzold, Émilie Chabridon, Tomi Vollauschek / FL@33, John Dowling, Lea Wülferth, Matt Jones, Nicola Hockley, Stewy and Struktur Design. Released: November 2019