28.03.11 by Jeff

7th Heaven

I was going to launch a Booooooom project on Friday but Ben Blatt’s painting of the mountain inspired me to go up to Whistler instead!

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whistler 2011 blackcomb 7th heaven cloud 9

whistler 2011 blackcomb 7th heaven cloud 9













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



  • that’s me in the orange goggles in the top pic, with my friends marlon and steve

  • You picked an awesome day to go up the mountain!

    • ya we lucked out it was nice for the two days we rode and really foggy the next day when we were leaving!





25.08.16 by Jeff

Pattern — The Simple Drawing App Every Designer Has Been Waiting For

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Pattern is a fantastic little iPad app (available in the App Store as of today) created by former Facebook product designer Andy Chung, specifically for the purpose of ideation and early stage design. Its simple tools and charming interface feel equal parts whiteboard and grid paper.

I love this app! You can see in the video clip below just how beautifully considered it is. Everything feels natural and intuitive, and it makes creating with the Apple Pencil and gestures fast and fun. A web layout with notes scrawled over it, literally takes seconds.

 

 

Andy has given us 5 promo codes to download Pattern for free! We’ll hook up the first 3 people who leave a comment here telling us what crazy thing you hope it will help you design.

At the end of the day we’ll also pick 2 more people from all the comments to also receive the promo codes (I may pick the funniest two answers, just saying).

Hit the button below and scroll to the bottom of this post to leave a comment! There’s a few more images of the app down there as well.

 

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23.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Rune Fisker

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A selection of work by Danish illustrator Rune Fisker. More images below.

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23.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Jee-ook Choi

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A selection of work by South Korean illustrator Jee-ook Choi. More images below.

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23.08.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Jordan Kasey

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A selection of paintings by Brooklyn-based artist Jordan Kasey. More images below.

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23.08.16 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: So PineNut

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Illustrations by So PineNut (click here for previous post). More images below.

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