13.06.11 by Jeff

Booooooom x Poketo

It’s been hard to keep this a secret, but it is a secret no more! I have joined forces with my friends at Poketo to release a collection of wallets designed by four Canadian artists!

Booooooom x Poketo collaboration Afterlife Wallet Series

Several months ago I asked Andrea Wan, Winnie Truong, Josh Holinaty, and Howie Tsui to each create images based on their interpretation of the “After Life”. What happens to us after we die?

Over the next couple weeks I will be posting an interview with each artist to give you some more insight into their work and will end each interview by giving away one of our wallets!

If you’d like to purchase a wallet (or four) jump over here.

Take a closer look at the wallets below!

Booooooom x Poketo collaboration Afterlife Wallet Series

Booooooom x Poketo collaboration Afterlife Wallet Series

Booooooom x Poketo collaboration Afterlife Wallet Series

Booooooom x Poketo collaboration Afterlife Wallet Series

I suppose you deserve an extra juicy bit of information for scrolling all the way down here. Well here it is! Our next project is also a collaboration with Poketo and it launches in one week. So if you looked at these wallets and you wished you had the chance to design one yourself, wish granted.

In the meantime you can get a better look at the wallets over here.

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

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

    stay tuned for the interviews/giveaways!!!! love you guys

  • http://cuspo.pt.to ines

    uau! 😀
    this is great ! can’t wait for design one too

  • http://tetrismagic.blogspot.com/ Julian

    I need these. They’re amazing!

  • Jose

    These are so incredibly cool (especially the last one)! I’ve been needing a new wallet anyways :)

  • http://www.marsmelons.com Morten

    great project! thumbs up!

  • http://heyitsalexp.com heyitsAlexP

    Very cool, and my current wallet is falling apart, so perfect timing.

  • http://www.justinbryannelson.com justin nelson

    eyeing that winnie truong wallet. so dope.

  • http://susieloucrabouillage.blogspot.com Susie Lou Crabouillage

    Very interesting wallets 😀

  • http://fishyfacedesigns.wordpress.com Lisa

    This is so cool! Congrats to all the artist and I look forward to reading the interviews.
    Take care,

  • victocactus

    wow! bravo! one better than the other, hard choice!

  • http://soundthat.tumblr.com/ Dan Bentley

    would LOVE to own one!

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