24.11.08 by Jeff

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Brilliant new ad for Toshiba by The Mill. How did they do this? I am still trying to wrap my head around this one. It looks like multiple passes with a bullet-time camera setup.













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



  • There’s actually a making of video on youtube. And you are pretty much correct.

    Really good advert.

  • I loved this as soon as I saw it on televsion.
    …and I love crystal castles.

    amazing ad.

  • joanne

    so trippy.

  • Making of that adam speaks of

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swKAfsyoCmI

  • zeek

    I kinda like it, but it seems like after the Bravia ads, everyone should try something else. This feels like an evolution of the Sony ads, but with a Feist video put in the blender.

  • This ad is incredible. I have just got the song for the ad too. Very boppy ^^

  • That was fun. Disagree with comparison to the Sony ads. What made those cool was the scale of what was being done. So many bouncy balls, paint all over a city, and rabbit claymation. This happens in a room with no emphasis on color, which was the main focus of the Bravia ads.

  • The Sony Bravia ads are far superior in my opinion but yea, as brian said – i don’t see too much relation to this Toshiba spot.

    For the record, the Bravia ad with the bouncing balls in San Fran with the Jose Gonzalez music is possibly the best ad that will ever be made.

    This one was probably made for a fraction of the budget.





26.07.16 by Staff

Intricately Crocheted Coral Reefs

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Toxic Seas is a passion project started in 2005 by academics and artistic partners Margaret and Christine Wertheim. The series of handmade coral reefs are meant to raise awareness about environmental issues (such as the fragile state of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef) by creating a greater appreciation for the complex design of natural formations (demonstrated through the algorithmic art of crochet). See more images below or on display at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York from September 30th until February 5th.

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26.07.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Quinne Larsen

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Drawings by illustrator Quinne Larsen. More images below.

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26.07.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Thibault Daumain

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Drawings by Paris-based illustrator Thibault Daumain. More images below.

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26.07.16 by Jeff

POW! WOW! Long Beach 2016: Mural Recap

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Andrew Hem + Yoskay Yamamoto + Edwin Ushiro

 

Here’s a look at all the murals from POW! WOW! Long Beach 2016. I think this one above might be my favourite but tough to pick just one, lots of great stuff. All the images were shot by one of my favourite people on the planet, Brandon Shigeta. More images below!

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25.07.16 by Staff

Guy Goes Around Making Graffiti Legible

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French artist Mathieu Tremblin is responsible for several clever interventions in urban spaces throughout Europe. His project “Tag Clouds” involves replacing unruly graffiti tags with legible translations, similar to the clouds of keywords you see online. More images below.

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