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.



  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/appelsin-piken maria

    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!

  • http://www.ralongboard.com rrrraulsc
    • 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.

      • http://www.ralongboard.com RRRRAULSC

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

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/luiza_coelho/ Luiza

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

  • Dung

    UNBELIEVABLE! I so wanna see this real-life.

  • http://www.sculpturespacesc.com Emily zhang

    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.





25.05.16 by Staff

Photographer Captures Rare Natural Phenomenon

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Japanese photographer and digital artist Yutaka Kagaya happened to be in the right place at the right time, capturing what looks like a rainbow-blasting airplane flying above Oshino-Mura, Yamanashi Prefecture. While the effect can be explained as a form of cloud iridescence, that’s still pretty amazing! Check out a spectacular close up shot below!

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25.05.16 by Staff

Barcelona Design Week: June 2 – 12

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We recently put out an open call to be our official Booooooom correspondent at this year’s Barcelona Design Week. We’re happy to announce that we’re sending one of our readers, Cory Gibbons, to Spain to attend the event.

Barcelona Design Centre’s annual Barcelona Design Week runs from June 2-12 this year. The event brings together creative professionals and businesses from around the world to share ideas, trends and knowledge about a variety of topics — offering over 70 different activities ranging from workshops and roundtables to tours and art exhibitions.

This year’s lineup of speakers includes Brett Wickens (of design studio Ammunition) and Alice Rawsthorn (who writes about design for International New York Times and frieze) kicking off the opening conference on June 2nd. June 6th to 8th marks the return of the Design is Future “congresstival”, which involves 3 days of 15 speakers discussing success stories and new approaches to design, specifically focused on improving people’s lives and the world around us.

More information and images from last year’s BDW below!

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25.05.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Rupert Vandervell

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A selection of photos from “Geometrix” by London-based photographer Rupert Vandervell. More images below.

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25.05.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Lindsay Stripling

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San Francisco-based artist Lindsay Stripling diverges from her usual watercolours in this selection of oil paintings (click here for previous post). See more images below or on display at Flatcolor Gallery in Seattle starting June 2nd!

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24.05.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Jonathan Deltour

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A selection of work by French photographer Jonathan Deltour who shared his work to our Constructive Criticism post. More images below.

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