09.02.11 by Jeff

Maricor & Maricar

Embroidered type work by sisters, Maricor and Maricar Manalo.

embroidered type Maricor and Maricar Manalo

embroidered type Maricor and Maricar Manalo

embroidered type Maricor and Maricar Manalo

embroidered type Maricor and Maricar Manalo

They’ve got a show opening March 3rd @ MART Gallery (Australia).

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

  • love the typography!

  • beautiful and simple… nice!!!

  • K.J. LeBeau


  • Lucy

    is that done by hand? it’s pretty amazing!

  • David

    where is my mind…

    Love that last one!

    though the colours and type seem a bit dated, it still looks really nice

  • love love love! i thought of the pixies too. i think the type for the last two are refreshing too, fantastic! can i send you clothing to embroider? ill send money too!

  • wa!wonderful!~nice!

  • Cheers for all the comments!! These are all hand sewn and are inspired by song lyrics, some mis heard and mixed up but we kept the Pixies lyric untouched as we really liked the sentiment.

    James, here’s our email (hi@maricormaricar.com) if you’d like to get in touch. Thanks again for the kind words, it’s great to hear people like our stuff!

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  • hannah

    and you’ll ask yourself.. where is my mind?
    i love the colorful embroidery and the clever i dea at the top. very nice.

21.10.16 by Staff

Artists Create Gig Posters for New Oasis Documentary


Tim Lahan


Our friends at The World’s Best Ever have tapped artists (and Oasis fans) Tim Lahan, Justin Hager and the gang over at Friends of Type to create gig posters for the release of the new documentary, Oasis: Supersonic. Can’t wait for the film. Check out more images below.
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A selection of paintings by self-taught artist Dana Oldfather. More images below.

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Digital paintings by illustrator Alexandre Diboine aka Zedig. More images below.

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Artist Spotlight: Julie Heffernan


Recent paintings by artist Julie Heffernan (previously featured here). More images below.

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“Spirit Quest” Skateboard Film Will Melt Your Mind

Colin Read (Mandible Claw) has made quite a name for himself over the past few years as one of skateboarding’s most exciting filmmakers. His film Tengu: God of Mischief was burnt into the retinas of every skater on the planet when it came out – specifically the subway section of the film where Koki Loaiza ollies across the train tracks (towards the third rail) at the 145th St stop (watch it here). Shout out to our bud photographer Allen Ying of 43 Magazine who snapped the infamous photo (which you can see here).



Read’s newest film “Spirit Quest” has the energy of his previous films with a heavy dose of mind-melting editing and camera tricks. I watched the trailer above roughly a million times to analyze what I was actually looking at. Love the multi-cam stuff and the sequence at 0:33 is a thing of beauty. Creativity like this makes me want to go make stuff. I was so excited about the film I had to toss a few questions at the Claw himself. Enjoy a short interview below!

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