Module 9: Two Targets

Button Badge — B1665B21

Product

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 SeriesMICA Series, 10x10 Series and Emoji Series. Badges are manufactured in the United Kingdom.

This artwork is also available as Button Badge Motif Print.

Design

Modular components to create your own things – specifically letterforms.

'For us, the key to our designs is that they are quite simple individually but that they work by means of the differences and similarities between them — they are a coordinated set.' — Paul McNeil

Artist(s)

Founded in 2009 by Paul McNeil and Hamish Muir, MuirMcNeil’s activities are focused on exploring systematic and algorithmic methods in graphic design, type design and moving image.

Paul McNeil is a typographic designer, educator and author. He was Course Leader of the MA Contemporary Typographic Media at the London College of Communication from 2010–15. Seven years in the making, The Visual History of Type, McNeil’s exhaustive survey of type design from 1450–2015, was published in 2017. Member ISTD. Fellow HEA.

Hamish Muir was co-founder of the London-based graphic design studio 8vo (1985–2001), and co-editor of Octavo, journal of typography (1986–92). He was a part-time tutor at the London College of Communication from 2001–2019 and has delivered workshops and short courses at Fortuny Graphic Venice, Basel School of Design, Porto Design Summer School, ESAD Porto, National College of Art and Design Dublin, Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart, Institutt for design Universitetet i Bergen.

External links: muirmcneil.com / @muirmcneil

Created by: MuirMcNeil / Hamish Muir / Paul McNeil /

Series

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 21 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 21 includes artworks by Adam Pointer, Andy Altmann, Ben Herskowitz, cut shape make / Gary Prendergast, Dominic Davies, Donya MaghsoudlouAgathe Jacquillat and Tomi Vollauschek / FL@33, Maxim Morozov, MuirMcNeil /  Paul McNeilHamish Muir , Roy Burns IIISimon Larbalestier and Studio Pensom / Paul Pensom. Released: November 2021 / Please feel free to add a complimentary button badge of your choice to your next order using this add-on checkout voucher code: FreeBadgeOfChoice

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