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The 7th Annual Stereohype Button Badge Design Competition

Following the huge success of the first five design competitions Stereohype, the graphic art and fashion boutique, is now pleased to announce the 7th annual Stereohype Button Badge Design Competition.

The challenge is to create lovely, humorous and/or witty artworks for (25mm) button badges. Stereohype will give winning artworks away as a free surprise badge with purchased Stereohype T-shirts or sell them separately via stereohype.com and their growing list of selected stockists.

Stereohype is look forward to receiving your submissions.

Objective

Create and submit lovely, humorous and/or witty artworks for those cute little mobile canvases.

Entries are accepted in two categories:

  • single badge designs
  • sets of three

Prizes

Stereohype will offer winners the following prizes within each of the two categories (‘single badge designs’ and ‘sets of three’):

  • 1st prize
    • your personal mini profile/bio (with URL to your website) on stereohype.com with short descriptive text about your artwork(s)
    • a total of ten free 1″ badges per person for single entries OR a total of fifteen for ‘sets of three’ (for example: five ‘sets of three’ or fifteen individual designs] with either your own design(s) or your selection of badges by other designers
    • two free T-shirt of your choice (subject to availability)
    • one free Rainbow in your hand flipbook
    • one Badge/Button/Pin book by Gavin Lucas
    • one free signed FL@33 design&designer book
    • one free Postcard book by FL@33
    • one free Un Sedicesimo: Daniel Eatock
    • 20% off all orders over £20 placed before 31 December 2011!
  • 2nd prize
    • your personal mini profile/bio (with URL to your website) on stereohype.com with short descriptive text about your artwork(s)
    • a total of ten free 1″ badges per person for single entries OR a total of fifteen for ‘sets of three’ (for example: five ‘sets of three’ or fifteen individual designs] with either your own design(s) or your selection of badges by other designers
    • one free one free Stereohype ‘Orange Squirrel’ T-shirt OR Stereohype ‘300%’ T-shirt
    • one free Rainbow in your hand flipbook
    • one free Postcard book by FL@33
    • one free Un Sedicesimo: Daniel Eatock
    • 20% off all orders over £20 placed before 31 December 2011!
  • 3rd prize
    • your personal mini profile/bio (with URL to your website) on stereohype.com with short descriptive text about your artwork(s)
    • a total of ten free 1″ badges per person for single entries OR a total of fifteen for ‘sets of three’ (for example: five ‘sets of three’ or fifteen individual designs] with either your own design(s) or your selection of badges by other designers
    • one free one free Stereohype ‘Orange Squirrel’ T-shirt OR Stereohype ‘300%’ T-shirt
    • one free Un Sedicesimo: Daniel Eatock
    • 20% off all orders over £20 placed before 31 December 2011!
  • 4th prize
    • your personal mini profile/bio (with URL to your website) on stereohype.com with short descriptive text about your artwork(s)
    • a total of ten free 1″ badges per person for single entries OR a total of fifteen for ‘sets of three’ (for example: five ‘sets of three’ or fifteen individual designs] with either your own design(s) or your selection of badges by other designers
    • one free Stereohype ‘300%’ T-shirt
    • one free Un Sedicesimo: Daniel Eatock
    • 20% off all orders over £20 placed before 31 December 2011!
  • Special Stereohype Prize
    • your personal mini profile/bio (with URL to your website) on stereohype.com with short descriptive text about your artwork(s)
    • a total of ten free 1″ badges per person for single entries OR a total of fifteen for ‘sets of three’ (for example: five ‘sets of three’ or fifteen individual designs] with either your own design(s) or your selection of badges by other designers
    • one free Stereohype ‘300%’ T-shirt
    • 20% off all orders over £20 placed before 31 December 2011!

A shortlist will also be featured at stereohype.com crediting the artists and designers.

Rules

  • Eligible are entries by designers, artists, photographers, illustrators and by students in any of these areas – including runners-up from previous competitions.
  • Not eligible however are contributors to our B.I.O. (by invitation only) series and former competition winners who are now more than welcome to become part of the judging panel.
  • You artwork(s) will have to be created by yourself and should obviously not infringe any copyrights!
  • Winners will give stereohype.com automatically a non-exclusive licence to reproduce the winning artwork(s) on badges and Stereohype-badge-related promotional materials such as postcards, etc.

How to enter?

Please email one to (a maximum of) three different badge designs per participant to submit [at] stereohype.com (please replace [at] with @).

Please refer to the instructions, file specifications and links to the .psd templates on page 4 of the artwork guide.