A colourful event by multi-disciplinary design studio [email protected] is set to mark the 10th anniversary and one thousandth specially commissioned badge from Stereohype
Agathe Jacquillat and Tomi Vollauschek of [email protected] founded Stereohype in October 2004 – not just as an experimental playground for the London-based creative duo, but as an international platform for both emerging and established talents alike.
As well as celebrating Stereohype’s 10th anniversary, a year which also sees the number of the label's specially commissioned badges hit 1,000, a forthcoming exhibition aims to thank the hundreds of collaborators, contributors and stockists that have supported Stereohype over the years.
Stereohype’s product range includes printed T-shirts and an ever-growing button badge collection that consists of winning designs entered to the label's annual badge design competition, plus badges created specially for Stereohype’s By Invitation Only (B.I.O.) initiative.
The [email protected] and curated exhibition, Stereohype 2004–2014 will open during London Design Festival 2014 and runs from Saturday 13 September – Friday 31 October at the London College of Communication (LCC). It also forms part of '160', a series of exhibitions hosted by LCC.
Stereohype's forthcoming B.I.O. Button Badge Series 14 will be on display, with fresh new contributions by Caetano Calomino, Dina Silanteva, Emmi Salonen, [email protected], Henrik Birkvig, Julien Morey, Matthew Kenyon, Neringa Plange, Paul Jenkins, Russell Weekes, Sawdust, Studio Gpop, Tara Hanrahan and Tower Block Books aka Amandine Alessandra and Rute Nieto Ferreira.
Also on show will be 10 specially commissioned anniversary show contributions to Stereohype's 10×10 Poster/Badge Anniversary Series, which all come with one badge each. Apart from one original letterpress piece, are all others produced as Giclée prints in an edition of 10 each.
The 10×10 contributors include:Alan Kitching, Daniel Eatock, Deanne Cheuk, Geneviève Gauckler, Ian Wright, Michael C. Place / Build, Richard J. Kirk / Manikato, TwoPoints, Vaughan Oliver / v23 and Stereohype founders [email protected]
A [email protected] Stereohype catalogue, featuring every single button badge and more, will be available during the private view evening for a reduced special price of £5.