Stereohype badge design competition 2013 winners announced

The winners of the 9th annual Stereohype Button Badge competition have been awarded by a team of 30 judges including Digital Arts editor Neil Bennett.


The winners of the 9th annual Sterohype Button Badge competition have been awarded by a team of 30 judges including Digital Arts editor Neil Bennett. The graphics art label has released its own BIO (By Invitiation Only) 13 range and a custom designed shoelace box.

First to fifth prizes were awarded in two categories: for individual badges and sets of four. The top single badge prize went to Shiva Karamzadeh, while the first prize for a set went to Sara Cunha.

Stereohype also gave out its own special prizes in both categories, which went to Cynthia Bataille for a single badge and Jono Sandilands for a set.

The judges also included writers Angharad Lewis, Gavin Lucas, Liz Farrelly, previous winners and of course Tomi and Agathe from the graphic arts label (and the associated design studio [email protected]).

You can buy the winning badges from the Stereohype website.

Use the slideshow controls above and right to see the winning badges.

1st prize (set of 4): Sara Cunha


1st prize (single badge): Shiva Karamzadeh

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2nd prize (set of 4): Keith Hancox


2nd prize (single badge): Paul Pateman aka Pate


3rd prize (set of 4): Faye Savage

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3rd prize (single badge): Marina Mijatovic


4th prize (set of 4): David Petzold aka Lobsterboy


4th prize (single badge): Kienen Dostal aka GiantEvilPizza

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5th prize (set of 4): Lydia Blanco aka Cocolima


5th prize (single badge): Jenny Haytch


The label has released its own series of badges alongside the winners. The BIO (By Invitiation Only) 13 range features 48 badges from the likes of Autobahn, Bond & Coyne, Brett Ryder, Lunartik, Sneaky Racoon and Will Scobie.

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Stereohype has also released one other new product line, A Few of My Favourite Sneakers. These limited edition gift boxes include a custom shoelace, plus seven badges from the AFOMFS series – which was created in conjunction with sneaker blog Art & Sole.