05.08.08 by Jeff

Welcome to the family.

I just added another little Apple to the family. If you’re looking at getting a new computer consider Apple’s refurbished inventory. They are returns that have been totally refurbished at the factory, certified by Apple, and repackaged with the regular warranty for less $$$. Free shipping too.

This thing arrived on my doorstep two in two business days without a scratch on her. They refurbish everything from iphones to cinema displays. I may never buy another new Apple product again.













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • needs stickers!

  • I’ve been taking advantage of this little secret for years. I always recommend it to people too buying Mac’s for the first time. Plus they even will sell you the 3 year replacement plan too, so there is really nothing to worry about.

  • yea! i wish i had known about this years ago.

    as for stickers i am working on getting some booom stickers made!

  • A.WONG

    o hey..so you do learn something new everyday!
    never knew abt this : (
    but thanks for the info.
    maybe its time to get my first apple product!! : P





31.08.16 by Staff

Artist Draws on Pieces of Trash and Leaves Them for People to Find

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Wenyi traverses the streets of Dali, Yunnan Province in China, picking up discarded scraps and drawing on them as part of a personal mission to get people to see art in everyday life. After each sketch is completed he leaves it somewhere more visible but still in the exact spot where the original piece of garbage was collected. See more images below.

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30.08.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Lotta Hannerz

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A selection of paintings by artist Lotta Hannerz. More images below.

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30.08.16 by Staff

Artist Dominic Wilcox Creates Art Exhibition Specifically For Dogs

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London-based artist and designer Dominic Wilcox (if you don’t know who he is you have to watch this) has come up with the ultimate contemporary art exhibition for dogs as part of an initiative to encourage people to play more with their pets.

Working in consultation with veterinary experts, installations include an open car window simulator and a 10 ft ball pit made to look like a dog bowl filled with dog food. Paintings by artists Claire Mallison, Joanne Hummel-Newell, Robert Nicol and Michelle Thompson hang low to the ground and specifically draw on colours within dogs’ visual spectrum.

Such a great idea! Check out more images and video of the exhibit below, including some of Wilcox’s preliminary sketches!

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30.08.16 by Staff

Booooooom Giveaway: Pictoplasma NYC Conference Tickets!

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Pictoplasma is headed to Mexico and New York! Pictoplasma Academy will be in Mexico City October 25th – November 1st! Hosting inspirational lectures and daily workshops revolving around the theme of character development, the week-long program is designed to help a select group of participants further their personal style across a variety of mediums – from drawing and illustration to sculpture and visual storytelling. The deadline for applications is September 1st!

Following the Academy, Pictoplasma heads to New York City for a one-day art and design conference. Held on November 4th, the jam-packed program includes animation screenings, panel discussions and inspiring talks by artists like renowned illustrator Jean Jullien and GIF-wunderkind Julian Glander.

We’ve got 2 pairs of tickets to giveaway to the NYC conference! So if you can get yourself to New York (or you already live there) simply hit the “Read More” button and leave a comment below! Tell us about your favourite animated character, and why you like them. We’ll pick two winners in two weeks.

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30.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Alex Jenkins

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A bunch of terrific work by London-based illustrator Alex Jenkins. More images below.

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