14.12.11 by Jeff

Reddish

Israel based designers Reddish Studio
One of the best meals I had in Israel was a lunch with Naama Steinbock and Idan Friedman (Reddish Studio). After the meal they gave me this beautiful handmade sculpture. It’s actually a creature from Jewish folklore called a Golem, and it’s made entirely of mud.

Israel based designers Reddish Studio

Israel based designers Reddish Studio

If you jump over to their site you’ll see they have quite a diverse portfolio of work. One of my favourite pieces is the “Buttercup” – a spontaneous picnic dress.

Israel based designers Reddish Studio

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



  • I love the Golems. That dress and the photo of it are vivacious! Have an excellent day! :-D

  • emma

    ….similar to the myth of adam being created from dust or mud………Golems can be created in the same way.

    In modern jewish stories a Golem can be controlled,to do the biding of its master….but it is naturally hostile to people.

    But i think your golem is safe ….as to make a golem magic work Hebrew words or prayers must be inscribed on the golem…or on paper and placed in their mouth!!!!

  • emma

    ……mind you …I would never turn my back on a Golem!!! ….you never know!! ….;-)





02.12.16 by Jeff

Booooooom Reader Submissions: December

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Here’s this month’s Reader Submissions post! Please share your work here if you’d like to be considered for a feature on Booooooom. The comments allow images to be attached so make sure post an image along with a link to your website.

One of the things that makes Booooooom unique is all the encouraging comments people send back and forth on these monthly submission posts. If you’re going to share your work please take an extra second to leave a nice comment on someone else’s work!

Voting up work is like high-fiving that person and it also helps us see what work you guys like! Remember, even if your work isn’t featured on the main site these posts can send some decent traffic to your portfolio! The link at the bottom will open up this full post, simply scroll down and use the commenting system to submit your work.

 

Submission guidelines:

 1. Please don’t flood the comments with a dozen images, just post 1 image that represents your best work along with 1 link.

2. If you see good work posted by someone upvote it so it appears at the top. This is not just a nice thing to do, it helps me see what work you actually like.

3. You can/should also encourage people who are sharing good work here! Comment on their posts and let them know you like what they’re doing. I really want to foster a community here, and this is a simple way you can connect with other people making work.

4. Keep in mind your post may not show up right away because it has an image attached. It may need to be manually approved first so don’t freak out and post a million times, once is enough.

 

SUBMIT WORK / LEAVE A COMMENT

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