31.03.10 by Jeff

Design Currency

A bunch of my friends have been slaving away on this brilliant animation using a money counter to promote the upcoming Design Week Vancouver. The theme of the conference is Design Currency.

Design Currency: Icograda Design Week in Vancouver

Watch the video (+ full credits) below!

Creative credits:

Creative Director: Ian Grais
Art Director: Todd Takahashi
Copywriter: Keri Zierler
Designer: Jeff Harrison
Designer: Rory OSullivan
DP #2: Chris Nielsen
Broadcast Producer: Laura Rioux
Print Producer: Jim Leith
Account Manager: Jillian Yaehne

Giant Ant Media:
Director/DP/Editor/VFX: Jay Grandin
Director/Animator/Editor/VFX: Todd Smith

Wave Productions:
Audio Producer/Engineer: Brandon Edwards
Original music by: Brandon Edwards
Illustrator: Jeff Burgess
Printer: Total Graphics

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

  • http://dontcrybaby.org dan

    Nice twist on the flip book … it turned out well…

  • Emily

    awesome awesome awesome

  • ben kelly

    thats one of the craziest things ive seen in ages!

  • ben

    thats one of the craziest things ive seen in ages! such a good concept

  • http://caseywong.wordpress.com caseywong

    Great theme, great thoughts, great animation

    Use of impact as a verb sinks the whole thing though.

  • http://www.tenmostimportant.de Sven

    Cool Idea and very well done. It looks smooth, handmade but also very modern!


    Great post!
    crazy blog too, thanks

  • Pingback: Design Currency - Café Cult()

  • Eduardo

    Good work… what about the nature?

  • http://www.hughwhittaker.com Hugh Whittaker

    Ahhhh.. very cool!

26.11.15 by Staff

Paint Chip Paintings by American Artist Shawn Huckins


Amusing and amazingly detailed paintings by Colorado-based artist, Shawn Huckins. More images from Huckins’ “Paint Chips” series below!

Read More

26.11.15 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Mi-Kyung Choi


Works by Korean illustrator Mi-Kyung Choi, who makes work under the name Ensee. More images below.

Read More

26.11.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Brittany Nelson


Creating photographs without a subject or a camera may sound ridiculous but the resulting large-scale images by photographer Brittany Nelson speak for themselves. “Alternative Process” is the result of various experimentations with historical photographic processes like Tintype, Daguerrotype, Mordancage, and Halochrome. More images below. Also, video of Nelson talking about the chemistry processes behind her work!

Read More

26.11.15 by Staff

Cool Video of the Day: Guy Hacks Turntable to Create Techno Music


Artist and experimental musician Graham Dunning’s Mechanical Techno Demonstration is exactly what it sounds like! Dunning demonstrates his incredible hand-made method for making techno music: layering locked records, analogue synths, even mechanically triggered percussion. Watch how it all comes together below!

Read More

26.11.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Andrew Hem


Paintings by the god, Andrew Hem. More images below.

Read More