20.06.11 by Jeff

Toothpick Sculpture

“Rolling through the Bay”, the world’s largest kinetic sculpture made entirely of toothpicks. It has taken Scott Weaver more than 35 years and 100,000 toothpicks to build it. Incredible!

Rolling through the Bay by largest kinetic sculpture made of toothpicks Scott Weaver

Watch the video below!














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



  • way crazier than making 1000 origami cranes, this guy’s got the patience

  • Morgan A

    I agree, I admire this for the amount of patience that would be required. Its wonderful.

  • lapetitefaon

    Holy christ, the details in this! UNREAL! Also what an amazing way to tell the story of a city. I wonder his method in putting this together? Were there precise blueprints first? I assume there would have to be given how thought out and intricate it all is! If so those would awesome to see!

    • Kyle

      That is wild, thanks for sharing. Adding it to my list to see in Spain one day!

    • fiorella

      í was so close and had no idea about it. now i’ll have to go back 😉 thanks for sharing.

      • “Les Cabanes de Arguelaguer” made by an 80 year old man genius, Josep Pujiula i Vila. Just incredible.

  • I feel so lazy doing what this man is capable of…

  • Dung

    UNBELIEVABLE! I so wanna see this real-life.

  • very nice wooden sculpture. We’re Chinese factory, experienced in stainless steel, bronze, stone, resin, aluminium, acrylic sculpture,water features, mold, for building construction, landscape, domestic ornament, public arts and trophy etc. for over 10 years. We also specialize in designing and fabricating custom made products to suit the specific needs of clients.

    Pls visit our web www sculpturespaces com. Attached are our recent projects for your check. Also welcome to our factory to have a visit. Hope we can establish the business relationship in the near future. Looking forward to your early reply.





26.08.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Ryan Travis Christian

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Drawings by artist Ryan Travis Christian. More images below.

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25.08.16 by Jeff

Animation of the Day: “I’m Dead Inside”

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One of my favourite animators Dan Britt returns with another brilliant short, “I’m Dead Inside”, handling the visuals and the music! He previously contributed to Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared and made the brilliant animation “I Decided to Leave”. I can’t really tell if things like this are considered dark humour or just regular humour anymore. Maybe you can let me know one way or the other.

I highly recommend you watch “I’m Dead Inside” over on Booooooom TV.

25.08.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Kajahl Benes

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A selection of paintings by Brooklyn-based artist Kajahl Benes. More images below.

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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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