29.10.09 by Jeff

Sam Weber / Lord of the Flies

I am drooling over this new edition of William Golding’s Lord of the Flies, illustrated by Sam Weber! It comes out in December.

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lord of the flies sam weber illustration illustrator book

lord of the flies sam weber illustration illustrator book

lord of the flies sam weber illustration illustrator book

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



  • Parker

    Intense.

  • Very striking. Interesting though how the book cover is markedly different from the illustrations inside. Guess the contrast will be a positive one.

  • Maya

    Wow! I love his work, and these are just delicious. One of my favourite books, too.

  • Maya

    I still can’t get over these. It’s so rare that someone is able to capture an essence of what you feel about a piece of fiction and illustrate it so beautifully.

  • ah man that first images is INTENSE!

    inspiring talent.

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  • Holy cow, these are killing me…amazing!!!

  • dan

    love the cover, so restrained in a good way. those glasses are going to stare down a lot of new readers in the bookstores…

  • WOW!!!!!!! They are amazing! Especially the shell and the smoke one! Wow!

  • xallxsewnxupx

    WOW.

  • Lauren

    that’s amazing!
    my english class just started reading this book.
    I’m on chapter 6! <33

  • emily

    yer, this would make english A-levels a million times better

    seriously amazing……..

  • WOW. That’s impressive!

  • dno

    AAAWWWEEESOOMMMEEEE!!!!

  • david

    Sam Weber has blown up this last week! He’s everywhere, and deserves to be. His skill and style is just amazing. I’m just a little jealous myself. .

  • Relooking at them I’m still quite thrilled. But the second illustration starts to degrade a bit. I’m not sure whether it’s the hair, the particles or the pigs head – or the combination. It looks more like a cover of a Dr. Frank pulp-novel. The rest are staggering.

  • Beautiful and disturbing. Perfect for the book.

  • Awesome illustrations !!
    These illustrations retranscribe a faithful harmony to the book too !

  • Champagne

    kick.

    ass.

    love this.

  • Maw

    What?? these are so perfect! perfect for the book, but they are also ethereal on their own. wow.

  • THIS BOOK IS GOING TO BE AMAZING!

  • Alex Threlfall

    I can’t wait to get my hands on this book. An all time favourite. Alex

  • JCD

    I happy to see the power of this book is still inspiring!

  • Nice.
    Simon is impressive!

  • amazing work..





27.06.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Yoshitoshi Kanemaki

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Mind-melting sculptures by artist Yoshitoshi Kanemaki, from Chiba, Japan. More images below.

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27.06.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Heikki Kaski

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Photos by Heikki Kaski. More images below.

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Photographer Spotlight: Jason Travis

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A random assortment of images by Los Angeles photographer Jason Travis, from his Tumblr. More photos below.

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26.06.16 by Staff

Gold-Fused Sculptures Made From Remnants of Shattered Porcelain

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According to Korean tradition, artisans have a habit of destroying and discarding imperfect pieces. Since 2001 Korean artist Yeesookyung has taken these porcelain fragments, creating beautiful, imperfect sculptures by fusing them with gold leaf in the Japanese tradition of kintsugi. See more images from “Translated Vase” below.

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24.06.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Quentin Shih

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Photos by Quentin Shih, who splits time between New York, Paris, and Beijing. More images below.

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