13.03.09 by Jeff

Thank you, Field Notes

Yesssssss! Another nice package showed up at my door, this time goodies from Field Notes (a DDC/Coudal product). Now let me start off by saying, I am a fairly early adapter in terms of new technologies and gadgets. I twitter from my Blackberry, and I’ve even updated my Facebook status using my Wii (just once, because I could). But there is no better feeling than jotting down ideas in a good old notebook with your favourite pen or pencil. I love it. Field Notes sent me over a stack of little notebooks. Beautifully simple packaging. Blank, lined, graph paper, several styles. Pencils, rubber bands, even a calendar. Thanks you guys, they will be put to good use!

coudal field notes notebook sketchbook idea

coudal field notes notebook sketchbook idea

coudal field notes notebook sketchbook idea

coudal field notes notebook sketchbook idea

coudal field notes notebook sketchbook idea

coudal field notes notebook sketchbook idea

coudal field notes notebook sketchbook idea

Love their motto: “I’m not writing it down to remember it later, I’m writing it down to remember it now.”

Get them here: http://fieldnotesbrand.com/













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



  • http://www.corygibbons.com/blog/ Cory Gibbons

    i think its just about time for another O in BOOOOOOOM… thank you section..

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    haha if it keeps up I just might have to

  • http://www.wyendrys.com wesley yendrys

    Awesome! I LOVE note books and pens and stuff. I get excited anytime there’s a new addition to my collection.

    Lucky you on the free stuff!
    Keep up the good work!
    next milestone: 1OOOOOOOO views in 30 days.

  • http://sradnidge.com sr

    damn man, you have the best hook ups!

  • http://www.will-bryant.com Will Bryant

    draplin is a beast! jim is brilliant!
    i love me some Field Notes.
    you keep raking in the goodies

  • Kyle

    these are so pimp… me to a t.

  • Charles

    I find it remarkable that you receive such exciting gifts, it gives a gentleman ideas. I just recently found your very nice site and I’ve been going back over past entries and besides the above I saw the sunglasses recently and the Hush Puppies shoes not too long ago. It really makes me consider starting my own similar website in the hopes that I myself might one day receive such benefits. It would be too hard though, I figure after further thought. I have a different type of website already and that only requires a monthly update and yet still I find difficult there, so keeping on top of a site such as yours is near unimaginable.

    Anyway, to cut all my thoughts short here: your site is really great, you’re surely deserving of the gifts for all your hard work, and these Field Notes items are very nice looking, particularly the calendar.

  • http://www.jolinras.com Jolin

    oh snap, these really neat. hmm i might have to look into it.. reminds me i got to go pick up some new note books loosing space in paper…

  • http://www.shapesofsweetness.com Corey Thompson

    Congrats on more free shiz!

  • http://photong.org hudson

    Field notes would be great if they weren’t graph paper.

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    ^ they’re not all graph paper – they come in blank sheets, lined, or graph





04.05.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Yuri Shwedoff

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A selection of gorgeous work by illustrator Yuri Schwedoff, from Moscow, Russia. More images below.

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04.05.16 by Jeff

Video of the Day: Drone Ballet at Mt. Fuji

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MIDI controlled flying machines and 16,500 LED lights. This is coooooool, can’t wait to see this idea taken further. Watch the video on Booooooom TV.

03.05.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Andrea Kowch

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Selection of paintings by artist Andrea Kowch. More images below.

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03.05.16 by Jeff

OURO Collective Presents “PACE” and “Kaleido”

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Heads up for anyone in the Vancouver area, our friends OURO Collective are presenting their new show featuring two works “PACE” (choreographed by OURO) and “Kaleido” (choreographed by Tentacle Tribe). Their work combines street and contemporary dance in a really unique way, and I’m excited to see this show. I’ve shot a couple of their rehearsals and have been planning a project with them in the future!

This is an event for anybody (all ages), and I especially recommend it if you’re a creative person – seeing a lot more dance shows in the past couple years has really inspired the things I’m working on in unexpected ways.

There are 3 evening shows May 5th-7th @ 7:30pm, and 1 matinee show May 8th @ 1:30pm. Advance tickets are available online here.

FYI tickets are slightly cheaper online vs at the door, and their previous show sold out and people were turned away at the door. The show has been kindly sponsored by Converse, with on-going support from Craft Academy SalonSpotlight Dance Centre and Anna Wyman School of Dance Arts.

 

03.05.16 by Jeff

Mind-Bending Photo Manipulations by Artist Laurent Rosset

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A selection of clever photo manipulations by photographer/architect Laurent Rosset, another artist experimenting with the illusion of landscapes which seem to fold back on themselves. You may recall Aydin Büyüktas’ work “Flatland” utilized a drone to create a very similar effect.

More of Rosset’s images below.

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