24.11.10 by Jeff

Playful Type 2

Heads up type-lovers, Gestalten just released a fabulous book called “Playful Type 2”. The cover art is downright hideous (not sure what happened there) but the content totally makes up for it! Two thumbs up!

playful type 2 book gestalten lettering typography

playful type 2 book gestalten lettering typography

playful type 2 book gestalten lettering typography

playful type 2 book gestalten lettering typography

playful type 2 book gestalten lettering typography

playful type 2 book gestalten lettering typography

playful type 2 book gestalten lettering typography

playful type 2 book gestalten lettering typography

playful type 2 book gestalten lettering typography

playful type 2 book gestalten lettering typography













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



  • Thitima Sukwatthana

    NICE ARTS.

  • 100% agreed on the front cover, total nightmare

  • Ian

    Cover art is fine ya bunch of mooks.

  • hussein

    waw

  • Sophie

    that looks seriously brilliant….
    (not the cover. you’re right, it looks like a baby got on the computer and went crazy with font selection in word)

  • caliman

    teenage scrap book, that’s what the cover looks like. the rest is art

  • hey! i just stumbled on this and saw the pages you featured had some of my work on it. “ohne dich” and “life” were some of my projects featured in the book. thanks for sharing it and if anyone ever wants to collaborate, shoot me an email. :)

  • JayFromSpace9

    maybe the front cover is…you know…tryin to be playful.





23.06.17 by Jeff

5 Questions You Must Answer (or die)

This is our weekly discussion post where I ask 5 questions and you answer them (I answer them too). If you missed them, the previous 5 Questions posts are HEREHEREHERE and HERE.

 

The Questions

1- What’s your favourite piece of useless trivia?

2- What’s a bargain bin movie that’s actually really good?

3- How many times do you think you’ve stolen something in your life?

4- Describe your favourite procrastination technique.

5- What’s a unique question that I can use for a future 5 Questions post?

 

 

23.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Luke Ramsey

Loving these paintings from “Out In It” by Luke Ramsey, which is just coming down at Madrona Gallery, part of his artist residency in Victoria, BC. This is what summer feels like here. Have a look at more from the series as well as a couple murals below!

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23.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Luis Garcia aka OOGLIOO

Loving these weird drawings by San Diego-based artist Luis Garcia aka OOGLIOO. Have a look at a couple more below!

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22.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Gareth Cadwallader

A selection of paintings by British artist Gareth Cadwallader (another great find from Supersonic). More images below.

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22.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Steve Chmilar

Paintings by Canadian artist (and musician) Steve Chmilar, born in Grand Prairie, Alberta and now living in Toronto, Ontario. His upcoming show “Wrong Century” starts June 23rd at 7pm at Hashtag Gallery (Toronto). More images below.

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