September 6th, 2019
Our call for entries campaign 2019 for Stereohype is in full swing. Many origami squirrels later and we find ourselves very close to the deadline to submit designs to the 15th annual Stereohype Button Badge Design Competition. The deadline to submit is Monday night 9 September 2019.
____ Expecting hundreds of submissions from around the world again the 23-strong judging panel is looking forward to seeing this year's submissions. The Jury includes FL@33 and other badge-loving writers, previous winners and hand-picked artists and designers.
September 5th, 2019
The first batch of one inch button badges for London-based Soul Boy. T-shirts are currently being screen-printed and we will post more pictures featuring the FL@33-designed type treatment for this new sports merchandise brand.
August 26th, 2019
Bye bye nature and fresh air. We are back in London again after time abroad to work but also relax, breathe fresh air and recharge.
___ We are now officially back in the studio and open for business. Graphic Design: FL@33, Graphic Art products: Stereohype
August 16th, 2019
Following our contributions to the 2018 and 2019 editions of the 365/366 calendar project FL@33 was invited again this year by Italian paper company Fedrigoni to contribute a visual interpretation of a randomly allocated day of the year (2020).
___ This is a work in progress detail of the visual by FL@33 that will form part of the calendar and design compendium Fedrigoni 366 (2020).
July 12th, 2019
The excellent design blog Creative Boom features the new identity FL@33 developed for Location 68 – a consultancy for bespoke golfing experiences.
June 18th, 2019
Just sent out to subscribers, collaborators, supporters and clients: the new extra long and comprehensive catch-up FL@33 Newsletter #7 celebrating FL@33's 18th birthday!
___ Today we finally catch up with recent and new FL@33 work, workshops, lectures and press. Please find previews and links below including a beautiful visual identity project for Location 68 – a new consultancy for bespoke golfing experiences. There is also type treatment for Soul Boy, elegant 15th Stereohype anniversary packaging design, rainbow origami squirrels and badge and print artworks for graphic art label Stereohype, illustrations for Royal College of Art's RCA Secret and paper company Fedrigoni and workshop / lecture activities for ECV Lille.
June 17th, 2019
New FL@33 work: type treatment for Soul Boy – a soon-to-be-launched merchandise brand for Miragushi Tennis – a fitness business run by tennis coach and personal trainer Marvin Bramble at the at Barbican's Golden Lane Sport and Fitness in London. Colour variants are now being developed, top-quality garments are being sourced and the first Soul Boy range of T-shirts and badges is due to be released later this year...
June 14, 2019
Check out our Instagram channel where we post observations, happy accidents, really beautiful things and the odd ugly gem – all sorts of shenanigans in other words – that will not be posted at flat33.com.
___ Currently we are in the process of going through our old work archives to make space for newer items. Before they go into the shredder with the rest of piles of ancient print-outs and files we check for the odd gem of course and post them on Insta (@flat33studio). Here a post from today:
The things we keep... An early dummy and final edits with comments and corrections of the original English edition of our book Postcard and the French and German translation we also checked. The Spanish were on their own.
June 4th, 2019
New FL@33 work for Stereohype: elegant matchbox-style gift boxes with foil-blocked mascot squirrel motif in rose-gold for a whole new level of Mmmmh!
___ Stereohype will be celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. To mark this milestone the graphic art label and online boutique decided to shift gear and up its game by introducing a new sophisticated way to package Stereohype's beautiful button badge collection. All Stereohype customers will from now on receive their online orders in one of these gift boxes.
May 20th, 2019
Today the latest FL@33-designed campaign was launched featuring quite a few lovingly folded origami mascot squirrels and calling for entries to the 15th annual Stereohype Button Badge Design Competition.
____ Stereohype is the studio's sister-company – graphic art label, online boutique and platform for artists and designers from around the world and this competition always attracts many hundreds of similarly international submissions.
___ Like every year the over 20-strong judging panel also includes FL@33 and Stereohype co-founders Agathe and Tomi together with badge-loving writers, previous winners and hand-picked artists and designers.
___ The deadline for submissions is at the end of September 9th, 2019. If you would like to know more about the contest please visit stereohype.com for submission and artwork guideline.
April 26th, 2019
We run Masterclass workshops and give lectures at ECV Lille and ECV Bordeaux every now and then and sometimes we welcome some of their students when they are in London. This great bunch from ECV Lille popped to visit us at our FL@33 / Stereohype HQ. Always a pleasure! Photo by Sébastien Delobel and Anna-Marie Porreca.
March 21st, 2019
FL@33's Agathe Jacquillat and Tomi Vollauschek created three postcard artworks for the annual exhibition and fundraising event RCA Secret 2018 in London. A selection of Agathe's Road Works photographs joined Tomi's #loadingmuseum postcard contributions: screenshots of news clips with the loading / streaming icons that look like monocles and nose rings or beards positioned on the faces of politicians. Happy accidents frozen in time as one-off art postcards. Funny that these politicians are not exactly known for supporting the Arts but here they are generating money for Royal College of Art students.
February 19th, 2019
January 30th, 2019
Evening lecture by FL@33's Tomi Vollauschek talking about FL@33 and Stereohype activities, experiences, tips and tricks. The talk forms part of a 5-day FL@33 design residency at ECV Lille (École de Communication Visuelle / School of Visual Communication) also including a FL@33 master class workshop and a surprise raffle / tombola after the talk.
January 28th, 2019
Just took a quick snapshot secretly of a surprise poster for the FL@33 talk on Wednesday that ECV Lille made.
January 28th, 2019
FL@33 design residency 2019 – Tomi Vollauschek, co-founder of FL@33 and Stereohype will be in France this week to run another of his inspirational five-day-masterclass-workshops with FL@33 talk at ECV Lille – École de communication visuelle. The evolving workshop covers aspects of design thinking, design process and design philosophy and aims to inspire students to develop their own strong voice through experimentation and personal projects. See documentations of previous FL@33 workshops here: 2013 at MICA in Baltimore, 2016 at ECV Lille and 2017 and 2018 at ECV Bordeaux. This year's documentation with dedicated page.
January 2nd, 2019
We wish you a healthy, happy and creative 2019!
December 24th, 2018
*** Happy holidays from all at the temporary FL@33 HQ. ***
December 18th, 2018
December 14th, 2018
This strikingly minimal and memorable logo was patiently developed by FL@33 in 2018 for UK-based Location 68 – a new consultancy for bespoke golfing experiences.
December 12th, 2018
Just confirmed: FL@33 workshop and lecture, FL@33 goes France – Following the design residency at École de Communication Visuelle (ECV Lille) / School of Visual Communication in 2016 and then at ECV Bordeaux in 2017 and 2018 respectively, FL@33's Tomi Vollauschek will return to ECV Lille in 2019 for a 5-day inspirational master class workshop and a lecture on January 30th at 6.30pm, about the design studio's and graphic art label's work. Picture above is from 2016. ECV Nord Europe, Lille, France, 28 January – 1 February 2019
November 30th, 2018
Following our contributions to the 2018 edition of the 365 calendar project FL@33 was invited again this year by Italian paper company Fedrigoni to contribute a visual interpretation of a randomly allocated day of the year (2019).
___ The resulting photographic visual by FL@33 now forms part of the calendar and design compendium Fedrigoni 365 (2019) and proceeds will be donated to charity (Shelter).
November 29th, 2018
November 22nd, 2018
Digital Arts article See the Best Button Badge Designs of 2018 written by Giacomo Lee about Stereohype's Button Badge Design Competition winners 2018, B.I.O. (By Invitation Only) Series 18 and the related Button Badge Motif Prints.
October 16th, 2018
We had a quick browse through the amazing and truly beautiful publication Vaughan Oliver: Archive (two volumes in slipcase) and while we couldn’t spot the badges Vaughan created for our Stereohype label, nor the commissioned card for our FL@33 Postcard book, we are over the moon that our Stereohype 10th anniversary poster collaboration with Vaughan Oliver made the cut. Find more info on the limited edition print over at stereohype.com.