06.08.08 by Jeff

Have fun!

If I wrote a book called “Things I have learned in my life so far” one of the statements would be “Make sure you’re having fun!” If you’re waiting until later to enjoy life I got news for you – later will never come! Go to the park right now and make a slip & slide. Thanks to my buddy Cody and his partner in crime Alex over at DiscoVietnam for reminding me what it’s all about!













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



  • pom

    Man, i’ve been trying to plan something like this with friends but i cant think of how to get a hose long enough to stretch from my house to this huge park closebye.

  • they hooked it up to a tap in the park bathroom!

  • haha! I love this… I’m ashamed to say I’ve never been on a slip and slide!

  • ummmm… easy, just borrow hoses from everybody you know it took us about 450′ and we had like 200′ of leftover hose. you just cant have no in your hart! thats why we have awesome times

  • can’t have no in your hart! haha im chillin with you and Cody next time i come to LA





26.08.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Ryan Travis Christian

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Drawings by artist Ryan Travis Christian. More images below.

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25.08.16 by Jeff

Animation of the Day: “I’m Dead Inside”

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One of my favourite animators Dan Britt returns with another brilliant short, “I’m Dead Inside”, handling the visuals and the music! He previously contributed to Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared and made the brilliant animation “I Decided to Leave”. I can’t really tell if things like this are considered dark humour or just regular humour anymore. Maybe you can let me know one way or the other.

I highly recommend you watch “I’m Dead Inside” over on Booooooom TV.

25.08.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Kajahl Benes

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A selection of paintings by Brooklyn-based artist Kajahl Benes. More images below.

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25.08.16 by Jeff

Pattern — The Simple Drawing App Every Designer Has Been Waiting For

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Pattern is a fantastic little iPad app (available in the App Store as of today) created by former Facebook product designer Andy Chung, specifically for the purpose of ideation and early stage design. Its simple tools and charming interface feel equal parts whiteboard and grid paper.

I love this app! You can see in the video clip below just how beautifully considered it is. Everything feels natural and intuitive, and it makes creating with the Apple Pencil and gestures fast and fun. A web layout with notes scrawled over it, literally takes seconds.

 

 

Andy has given us 5 promo codes to download Pattern for free! We’ll hook up the first 3 people who leave a comment here telling us what crazy thing you hope it will help you design.

At the end of the day we’ll also pick 2 more people from all the comments to also receive the promo codes (I may pick the funniest two answers, just saying).

Hit the button below and scroll to the bottom of this post to leave a comment! There’s a few more images of the app down there as well.

 

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23.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Rune Fisker

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A selection of work by Danish illustrator Rune Fisker. More images below.

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