11.06.09 by Jeff

Classic Records as Penguin Books!

Huw Gwilliam beautifully re-designed a bunch of classic records mimicking that signature Penguin style. Pure genius.

penguin classic record album cover re-design remix graphic

penguin classic record album cover re-design remix graphic

penguin classic record album cover re-design remix graphic

penguin classic record album cover re-design remix graphic

penguin classic record album cover re-design remix graphic

penguin classic record album cover re-design remix graphic

penguin classic record album cover re-design remix graphic













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



  • So awesome! I remember when that beastie boy album dropped…those were the days

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  • Flee.elf

    Heh, it’s a cool ass style – reminds me of the video game stuff like this done by Olly Moss.

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  • Jeff, looks like we have similar taste, or the same browsing sources. Hehe! These things are awesome. I really love the older Harry Potter remixes as well!

    • hey your site is cool, ive never seen it before – ill keep my eye on it

  • Kyle

    These are awesome….

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  • daniel

    awsome

  • this is great stuff – all the world weary worn covers look amazing. some of these recent albums art work extremely well to this book style -the warp stuff/ belbury poly (have a look)/ and stereolab have gone all out to do this maths text book or benelux graphic design style. i hate to call it retro-future but its vintage now and modern then ! (same meaning) but easily my favorite is a RE- working of the licensed to ill. it stands ot as the leading idea and is very well executed xx love it

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  • Really sweet collection you have there!

  • emily

    I would love to see the back of the licence to ill. do you think they even bothered to do one?

  • genius work!

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  • steve byram

    re: licensed to ill,
    i don’t think it works very well. rendering the art in such a generic style adds nothing of value to the original, removing the logo & serial # from the tail kills the visual gag and i’m not quite sure what distressing it has to do with anything. two more points – by making it a square the paperback book connection is weakened and not showing the back removes the punchline.

    it can be expressed by the equation (se1+ se2) – C = –t
    (mixing two stolen elements without the addition of a concept equals a waste of time)

  • emily

    a no to the back cover then?
    – i do agree a little bit, the point was that on first seeing the album it had a wonderfully detailed, really sleek cover but not until most people got it home did they bother to notice the smouldering wreck on the back.
    i wouldnt call it a wate of time though, it completes a really awesome set, purposley made in a certain, unique style.

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  • Excellent work…love the concept and execution!

  • hasan

    NOW, If the album was available for re:issue OMG!!! I AM BUYING….

  • Really kick ass work. How did you get the work to look so old and used?

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  • These are so cool! It was fun to reminisce seeing some of these because I hadn’t seen them in years.. my mom would love to see what they have done with them! Beautiful and awesome too.
    -Sylvia





22.05.17 by Jeff

Vancouver-Based OURO Collective Present “Tangent”

Last week we shot some rehearsal footage of our friends, Vancouver-based dance collective OURO, as they prepared for their first full-length show, “Tangent”. The group has spent the past year exploring movements from each member’s diverse dance background to create a story. Their unique voice is a combination of street and contemporary dance twisted into a language all its own.

For this show they’ve also collaborated with Vancouver artist Kutcorners to create original music inspired by their movements, which will be released on Spotify shortly!

We are proud to be a media partner for OURO’s two performances this week at Orpheum’s Annex theatre (May 25th/26th). If you live in Vancouver come check it out! Their work is fun, accessible and inspiring, regardless of your knowledge of dance. There are only two performances and tickets are going fast (previous shows on Granville Island sold out completely).

Tickets: Get your tickets HERE.

 

OURO Collective Website

OURO Collective on Instagram

 

 

22.05.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Erik Svetoft

Drawings by illustrator Erik Svetoft. More images below.

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Artist Spotlight: Grace Milk

A selection of work by artist Grace Milk, originally from California and Hawaii, now based in New York. More images below.

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Illustrator Spotlight: Frederik Van den Stock

Illustrations by Antwerp, Belgium-based Frederik Van den Stock. More work below.

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19.05.17 by Jeff

5 Questions You Must Answer (or die)

If you missed them, the last two 5 Questions posts are HERE and HERE. Quite a variety of responses to the question about whether Instagram is helping or hindering your creativity. Here are this weeks questions for you to answer! Feel free to leave comments on other people’s answers! My answers are there too.

 

The Questions

1 – What is the number of unread emails currently in your inbox?

2 – Describe a piece of art in your home.

3 – Do you/Did you have a nickname? Explain it.

4 – Share a link to a video that cheers you up.

5 – Appetizer or dessert?

 

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