28.11.12 by Jeff

Kelvin Doe / 15 year old self-taught engineering prodigy from Sierra Leone, Africa

Kelvin Doe / 15-year old self-taught engineering prodigy from Sierra Leone
Pure inspiration here. Kelvin Doe is a self-taught engineering prodigy from Sierra Leone, Africa. He builds everything from generators to radio transmitters from things he finds in the garbage! At 15, he’s the youngest person ever to be invited to MIT’s Visiting Practitioner’s Program for international development. Watch the profile on this gifted creator below!

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



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    be right back, gotta go make something!!!!

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    Watching this makes me smile. It makes me know that it is not just a select few in privileged countries who are benefiting from technological advancements in society.

    No doubt our friend Kelvin will continue to change more lives in the future, and be a mentor to many in his community and the world.

    Keep it up DJ Focus.





10.02.16 by Staff

Artist Turns Paper Cups into Multi-Layered Comics with Moving Pieces!

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23-year-old artist Shinrashinge turns disposable paper cups into imaginative, interactive, three-dimensional comics! You really have to see the videos below to understand the creativity here. So cool!

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10.02.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Daniel Coves

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There’s a sense of unease in these beautifully detailed paintings by Berlin, Germany-based artist Daniel Coves. More images below.

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10.02.16 by Staff

Abstract Rugs by Swedish Artist Jonathan Josefsson

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New collection of hand-crafted rugs by Swedish artist Jonathan Josefsson (click here to see previous post). Check out more of Josefsson’s abstract creations below! Or this month at Gallery Magnus Winström in Sweden.

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10.02.16 by Staff

Hand-Coloured Japanese Postcards From Pre-War Japan

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Now available through the New York Public Library’s Digital Collections, these hand-coloured photographs give a unique glimpse of Tokyo and Yokohama from 1907 to 1922. More images below.

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10.02.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Sergio Membrillas

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A selection of wonderfully simple posters by Valencia-based illustrator Sergio Membrillas. More images below.

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