Design Week, designweek.co.uk, Stereohype button badge design competition winners, London, UK, 23 November 2016 (English)
Digital Arts, digitalartsonline.co.uk, News, These are the Best Button Badge Designs of 2016, London, UK, 16 November 2016 (English)
The Story of Emoji, by Gavin Lucas, designed by FL@33 and also including a commissioned custom-designed FL@33 emoji, p.167, Prestel Publishing, UK, March 2016 (English)
Page / e-mag, page-online.de, Kreation, Website Relaunch von Grafik Art Label »Stereohype«, stereohype.com (v.2), by Miriam Harringer, Hamburg, Germany, 17 April 2015 (German)
Digital Arts, digitalartsonline.co.uk, News, Browse Stereohype's entire button badge range on revamped site, by Michael Burns, London, UK, 6 April 2015 (English)
Netdiver, netdiver.net, Stereohype v.2, posted by Carole Guevin, Montreal, Canada, 2 April 2015 (English)
It's Nice That, itsnicethat.com, Gavin Lucas picks his favourites from Stereohype's 10th birthday buttons, posted by Emily Gosling, London, UK, 5 November 2014 (English)
Creative Review, creativereview.co.uk, Ten years of button badges, Stereohype 2004-2014, with interview excerpts, by Rachael Steven, London, UK, 20 October 2014 (English)
Stereohype 2004–2014, 10 Years, 1,000 Button Badges, Over 300 Contributors — FL@33-designed anniversary book, London, UK, September 2014 (English)
Creative Review, creativereview.co.uk, London Design Festival: LCC 160, Stereohype 2004–2014, by Rachael Steven, London, UK,
17 September 2014 (English)
LCC 160 exhibition: 50 + 100 + 10 (video), exhibitors and curators interviewed – including FL@33 and Stereohype co-founder and creative director Tomi Vollauschek, London, UK,
16 September 2014 (English)
Digital Arts, digitalartsonline.co.uk, News, London, UK, 25 August 2014 (English)
Design Week, designweek.co.uk, A Few Of My Favourite Sneakers, London, UK, 2 May 2013 (English)
Computer Arts, Summer issue 204, Transform your fortunes, FL@33 interview excerpts, London, UK, August 2012 (English)
Étapes: international, en.etapes.com, FL@33 Project Stereohype: B.I.O. Button Badge Series, Paris, France, 31 May 2012 (English)
Page / e-mag, page-online.de, Habitat goes button, Triumph des Button: FL@33 für Habitat, Hamburg, Germany, 31 October 2011 (German)
Page / e-mag, page-online.de, FL@33 profile / interview, Hamburg, Germany, January 2011 (German)
Digital Arts, Creative Freedom feature, January 2011 issue, London, UK, December 2010 (English)
Designers’ Identities, FL@33 profile / case study, Laurence King Publishing, by Liz Farrelly, London, UK, November 2010 (English)
Typoshirt One, Index Book, Barcelona, Spain, October 2010 (English)
Ari, issue 2, books: Made & Sold mention, Thailand, June 2010 (English and Thai)
RGB – Reviewing Graphics in Britain, Actar, by Marc Valli and Richard Brereton, FL@33 profile / interview, Barcelona, Spain, May 2010 (English)
Digital Arts, February issue, Draw Some Ca$h feature, FL@33 interview excerpts, London, UK, January 2010 (English)
Computer Arts Project, 130, December issue, Underground Inspirations feature and Made & Sold review, London, UK, November 2009 (English)
Page, December issue, Made & Sold review, Hamburg, Germany, November 2009 (German)
Computer Arts, 159, Online Outlets, London, UK, March 2009 (English)
Artrocker, 74, B.I.O. 5 launch, London, UK, January 2008 (English)
I Love Chapas! | I Love Badges! Buttons, Pins..., Monsa Publications, by Eva Minguet Cámara, Barcelona, Spain, June 2007 (English and Spanish)
Creative Review, The Annual – Special issue, A Small Medium, Badge Button Pin, London, UK, May 2007 (English)
Étapes: international, 7, Pinning Hopes, Paris, France, January 2007 (English)
Computer Arts, 132, February issue, Good Month – Badges of Honour, London, UK, January 2007 (English)
Novum – World of Graphic Design, October issue, Ansteckendes Design, Munich, Germany, September 2006 (German)
WGSN, Top Drawer Fast Track, Stereohype, London, UK, 5 October 2005 (English)
Digit, 91, London, UK, Pin It Down, September 2005 (English)
IdN, vol. 12, number 3, FL@33 launch Stereohype, Hong Kong, summer 2005 (English)
Page, July issue, Anstecklust, FL@33 / stereohype.com mention, B.I.O. (by invitation only) button badge series,Hamburg, Germany, July 2005 (German)
Cool Hunting, coolhunting.com, Stereohype Shirts, by Josh Spear, USA, 11 February 2005 (English)
RELATED EXHIBITIONS ETC.
Illustrators' Winter Fair 2022 inside Granary Building's entrance hall The Crossing, Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C 4BH,
10 December 2022
House of Illustration's Winter Fair 2018 inside Granary Building (entrance hall The Crossing), Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C 4BH,
8 December 2018
House of Illustration's Summer Fair 2018 King's Cross, London, 2 Granary Square, N1C 4BH,
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The Story of Emoji book launch exhibition, launch exhibition for FL@33-designed book The Story of Emoji by Gavin Lucas (Prestel) – including Tomi Vollauschek's custom emoji Mind Blown and front cover illustration. KK Outlet, 42 Hoxton Square, (N1 6PB) London, UK, (Launch Party: Wednesday 6 April 7–9pm) exhibition runs: 5–16 April 2016
Stereohype 2004–2014, celebrated 10 years of Stereohype – FL@33's experimental playground and international platform – and the collection reaching 1,000 button badges by over 300 contributors. The exhibition opened as part of London Design Festival 2014 and as part of '160' – a series of exhibitions hosted by the London College of Communication (LCC) in London. 13 Sep – 8 Nov (Extra week added – exhibition extended due to popular demand, was 31 Oct), Lower Street Gallery, LCC, London, UK.
FL@33's Tomi Vollauschek – public lecture at h_da, Darmstadt High Noon Special #33, Hochschule Darmstadt, Fachbereich Gestaltung (formerly known as FH Darmstadt), University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Design, Darmstadt, Germany, 22 May 2013.
100 Pieces of Havana, FL@33 contribution, Dray Walk Gallery, London, UK, 23–28 July 2008
Badge Button Pin book launch exhibition, with FL@33-designed poster of all Stereohype badges, Exposure Gallery, London, UK, 17–30 May 2007
Two Faced – The Changing Face of Portraiture book launch exhibitions, book includes FL@33 vs. Antoine+Manuel contributions, Hong Kong and London, January – April 2007
Top Drawer Autumn Fair, Stereohype stand, Grand Hall Olympia, London, UK, 11–13 September 2005
Design-a-Qee UK launch and Toy2R DIY Expo FL@33’s Mr Papillon qee and Mr Bad Luck, London, UK, 7–19 June 2005
Design-a-Qee-Expo UK 2004, competition artworks including winning Mr Papillon preview, Playlounge, London, UK
GB: Graphic Britain book launch exhibition, with pencil sculpture illustrations, Magma Gallery, Clerkenwell, London, UK, 7 October – 8 November 2002
The Show, Royal College of Art (RCA), final year master class show including the launch of FL@33’s Trans-form magazine, London, UK, June – July 2001
November 24th, 2021 — The FL@33-curated B.I.O. (By Invitation Only) Button Badge Series 21 for Stereohype and was added to the graphic art label's now 1713-strong badge collection. Fresh new Fine Art Prints were also released for Stereohype's Button Badge Motif Print Edition.
April 15th, 2021 — Out now: FL@33-designed deluxe gift boxes for Button Badge Motif Print sets.
December 4th, 2020 — Our latest contributions to Stereohype's FL@33-curated B.I.O. (By Invitation Only) Button Badge Series 20 and Button Badge Motif Print edition. FL@33's Tomi Vollauschek contributed seven airport-related photographs to reflect the strange times our movement and travel is restricted.
November 21st, 2020 — FL@33 developed and designed and a new product range for Stereohype: themed advent calendars with 24 (+1) Stereohype button badges. Simply peel off the daily stickers and reveal the badge of the day.
August 21st, 2020 — Save the squirrel, save the world. It is done. At last. The Stereohype squirrel has been saved. See the full documentation of the #SaveTheStereohypeSquirrel epoxy resin outdoor sculpture experiment with the aim to resurrect the collapsed cardboard sculpture FL@33 originally created for an indoor exhibition back in 2014.
December 4th, 2019 — Our contributions to Stereohype's FL@33-curated B.I.O. (By Invitation Only) Button Badge Series 19 and Button Badge Motif Print edition. FL@33's Tomi Vollauschek created four minimal creations for vinyl lovers – a celebration of the good old 7" single record and various 45rpm Adaptors – the title of this set.
June 14, 2019 — Check out our Instagram channel (@flat33studio) where we post observations, happy accidents, really beautiful things and also the odd ugly gem – all sorts of shenanigans in other words – and currently also ancient oddities from our work archive.
June 4th, 2019 — New packaging design for Stereohype: 15th Stereohype anniversary matchbox-style gift boxes.
May 20th, 2019 — Call for entries: 15th annual Stereohype Button Badge Design Competition
January 30th, 2019 — Evening lecture by Tomi Vollauschek as part of a 5-day FL@33 design residency at ECV Lille (École de Communication Visuelle / School of Visual Communication), France.
June 28th, 2018 — Please come and visit us at the amazing House of Illustration's Summer Fair 2018 this weekend in London, Saturday, 30 June 2018, 11am–5pm.
April 7th, 2017 — Stereohype launched this year's call for entries for the 13th annual Button Badge Design Competition and we are of course part of the jury panel again. Happy badge-designing and good luck!
February 27th, 2017 — Evening lecture by Tomi Vollauschek as part of a 5-day FL@33 design residency at ECV Bordeaux, France.
December 2nd, 2016 — FL@33 deveopled a new logo for Stereohype's new edition Button Badge Motif Prints that will all be certified using the logo as embossed certification seal.
December 1st, 2016 — Just launched: FL@33 deveopled a new range for Stereohype called Button Badge Motif Prints. The first 18 from potentially over 1000 motifs were just released – all designed by FL@33 together with an embossed certification seal that FL@33 also created.
November 30th, 2016 — It's official: ECV Bordeaux, design residency 2017 – FL@33 workshops and lecture. More info.
November 28th, 2016 — Come and visit our Stereohype / FL@33 stand at this year's Illustrators' Christmas Fair on Saturday, December 10th, 2016, 11am–6pm. More info.
November 12th, 2016 — The FL@33-curated B.I.O. (By Invitation Only) Button Badge Series 16 for Stereohype and was added to the graphic art label's now 1244-strong badge collection.
March 2nd, 2016 — Mind Blown – FL@33's very own custom emoji created specially for the also FL@33-designed book The Story of Emoji by Gavin Lucas (Prestel).
November 16th, 2015 — FL@33's now annual design initiative B.I.O. (By Invitation Only) Button Badge Series just went into its 15th round. B.I.O. Series 15: now available at stereohype.com.
September 18th, 2015 — Only 3 days left to enter button badge design gems to this year's design competition by graphic art label Stereohype. More info and artwork guidelines etc on Stereohype's competition page. We'll also be judging. Good luck!
July 16th, 2015 — FL@33 will be part of the judging panel for the 11th time later this year to select the best of the best submissions to Stereohype's annual Button Badge Design Competition. The 11th call for entries has been launched and you can read all about it and get artwork guidelines etc on Stereohype's competition page.
June 4h, 2015 — A box full of our superbly printed new T-shirt arrived today and Password1 is now available at stereohype.com!
May 27th, 2015 — Update your weak passwords and secure the new FL@33-designed T-shirt – Password1. Screen-printed in black and enhanced with a heat pressed double hit of liquid gold. Secure yours now at stereohype.com!
May 27th, 2015 — The winners and shortlist of Stereohype's 10th annual Button Badge Design Competition (STBBDC) were just released. FL@33 has once again been part of the over 20-strong judging panel. Congratulations! A new call for entries was also launched at the same time. More info at stereohype.com
April 17th, 2015 — Steckenpferd: Designer-Badges. German Page magazine kindly posted an online article today about the freshly relaunched Stereohype v.2 website we designed.
April 7th, 2015 — DigitalArts interviewed FL@33's Tomi Vollauschek about the newly launched Stereohype v.2 website.
April 6th, 2015 — IdN in Hong Kong kindly selected the newly launched FL@33-designed Stereohype website for their Pick of the Month section.
November 5th, 2014 — It's Nice That features the 10 favourite picks from Stereohype's 10th birthday buttons as selected by Gavin Lucas – author of Button Badge Pin and Stereohype 2004–2014's intro.
October 29th, 2014 —
October 20th, 2014 — Ten years of button badges, CR Blog posted a very nice article with interview excerpts today about FL@33's button badge activities such as our Stereohype 2004–2014 book, anniversary exhibition, commissioned posters and this year's B.I.O. Series.
October 14th, 2014 — Stereohype 2004–2014 that FL@33 curated and designed. We also posted all the FL@33-designed and/or art directed exhibits – including more pictures from our party squirrel sculpture – and previews of Stereohype's 10th anniversary book that is now available at stereohype.com.
September 17th, 2014 — London Design Festival: LCC 160, CR Blog posted an article today about a series of exhibitions called '160' that includes our anniversary show Stereohype 2004–2014
August 21st, 2014 — Press release and invitation: Stereohype 2004–2014 — 10 years, 1,000 button badges, over 300 contributors, 1 exhibition, 10 specially commissioned posters (together with badge), several new product releases including B.I.O. (by invitation only) button badge series 14, call for entries for our 10th annual button badge design competition and more...
___ Please join us in London when we celebrate Stereohype's 10th anniversary – FL@33's experimental playground and international platform – with a huge exhibition. The private view will be on 18 Sep and the show will run from 13 Sep until – extended to 8 Nov (was 31 Oct). Please read the press release and invitation for all details.
August 8th, 2014 — Stereohype 2004–2014 — It's official as of today: FL@33's experimental playground and international platform for both emerging and established talents alike – Stereohype – will celebrate its 10th anniversary in style with an exhibition that will open its gate during London Design Festival 2014 and as part of '160' – a series of exhibitions hosted by the London College of Communication (LCC).
___ The FL@33-designed and curated show also marks the fact that Stereohype's popular button badge collection, created by over 300 contributors, will reach its 1,000th button badge this September, with each badge being showcased including an anniversary poster and badge project specially commissioned for the occasion. Preparations are in full swing and the official press release and invitation will be posted soon.
___ Sat 13 September – extended to Sat 8 November (was Fri 31 October), Mon–Fri 10am–5pm, Sat 11am–4pm, closed Sunday. Private View: Thu 18 September 6–9pm Hope to see you there. #st10yrs #lcc160 #ldf14
___ Location: Lower Street Gallery, London College of Communication, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 6SB
June 26th, 2014 — As of today FL@33's sister-company stereohype.com – graphic art label and online boutique – is offline and will be during the summer months so we can prepare Stereohype’s forthcoming 10th anniversary activities that also include the launch of a spanking new website. We plan to relaunch in October.
___ We are in the process of organising an exhibition in London to celebrate this anniversary in style but also want to party for reaching the magical number 1,000 in our ever-growing FL@33-curated button badge collection. Invites will be sent in due time.
___ News on the new website, new products, the anniversary show and other information will be released in the next few weeks and months.
___ Please follow @stereohype on Twitter and/or befriend Stereohype on Facebook or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or get in touch via FL@33's channels.
November 11th, 2013 — Two super elegant limited edition button badge gift boxes with custom shoelace were released by Stereohype. Packaging design by FL@33 – they contain seven button badges each selected from the AFOMFS (A Few of My Favourite Sneakers) badge series 1 – a collaboration between sneaker blog Art & Sole, Stereohype and FL@33. More info at stereohype.com
November 8th, 2013 — FL@33's design initiative B.I.O. (by invitation only) button badge series is in its 13th round now. FL@33's sister company Stereohype released 48 additional design gems. FL@33's contribution is System Error rebooted – an extended re-issue of ultra-rare BBP set. More info at stereohype.com
September 6th, 2013 — The extended deadline to submit artworks to Stereohype's 9th annual button badge design competition is Sunday night, 29 September. FL@33 will as always be part of the jury panel. Good luck! More info at stereohype.com
July 8th, 2013 — Call for entries! FL@33's sister-company Stereohype launched its 9th annual button badge design competition today. We are as always part of the judging panel that is also consisting of former winners and button badge loving journalists, designers and artists from around the world. Deadline: 9/9/13 More info at stereohype.com
April 30th, 2013 — Just released: Stereohype & Art & Sole give you 48 AFOMFS (A Few Of My Favourite Sneakers) button badge gems and a FL@33-designed packaging with custom shoelace.
November 5th, 2012 — FL@33's design initiative B.I.O. (by invitation only) button badge series has just seen its 12th release – finally catching up with the years– making B.I.O. an annual event with B.I.O. series 13 scheduled for a 2013 release. FL@33's sister company Stereohype released 52 additional design gems by Daniel Cantrell aka The Horror, Dominic Le-Hair, Evelin Kasikov, Jack Curry, Jarrik Muller, Karin von Ompteda, Lee Basford, Marion Deuchars, Nathan Gale @ Intercity, Simone Lia, Von Dauer. Und Huck and FL@33's own Agathe and Tomi. The popular collection of mobile canvases now includes 760 individual designs from around the world.