Badge Button Pin, Laurence King Publishing, by Gavin Lucas, design: Nathan Gale, Stereohype badges and feature, p.6, p.8, p.17, p.34, p.38, pp.98–101, The limited edition of the book was released with 10 specially designed button badges – one of them designed by FL@33, London, UK, July 2007 (English)
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BADGE FOR LIMITED EDITION BOOK
The limited edition version of the book is packaged with a set of 10 real button badges especially designed for the book – by Alexander Gelman, Michael C. Place (Build), FL@33, Antoni & Alison, Trevor Jackson, Mark Pawson, Fred Deakin, Kim Jones and Femke Hiemstra (Femtasia).
___ FL@33's limited edition badge is called Marble. Quoting ourselves from the Badge Button Pin book – we wrote at the time: 'Badges are very much like the glass marbles we used to play with as children. They are usually part of a collection where some are added, others are lost or exchanged while each is an individual object of beauty.'
BADGE BUTTON PIN | OFFICIAL BLURB
Badges, buttons and pins have been around for over a century. Today they're everywhere: on lapels and bags all over the world and in the sketchbooks and on the screens of some of the hottest graphic designers, artists and illustrators.
___ A badge can be a cheap and easy way to display political or cultural affiliations or it can simply be a fashion accessory. Cheap to produce and easy to make at home, the humble badge is the new T-shirt.
___ A guide to the best and most beautiful badges being produced right now – be they graphic, textual or plain illustrative – this book explores the rich variety of uses of the badge since the year 2000 – whether it be promotion, revenue-raising or simply decorative. It will appeal to graphic designers, illustrators, fashion designers, artists, music lovers and badge enthusiasts of all ages.
'B.I.O. undoubtedly makes Stereohype one of the coolest online shopping destinations for button badges.' Gavin Lucas, excerpt from his book Badge/Button/Pin
200 x 200mm
Published July 2007
Laurence King Publishing