21.01.13 by Jeff

Jay Nelson / Working Title

Jay Nelson / Working Title
KQED, Little Paper Planes, and Needles and Pens have joined forces to create “Working Title”, a fun series of portraits of artist entrepreneurs in San Francisco.

This first episode features artist, and self-taught carpenter, Jay Nelson. He builds tree houses for a living, and he builds some other pretty amazing things too. Watch below!

Jay Nelson / Working Title

Jay Nelson / Working Title

Jay Nelson / Working Title

Jay Nelson / Working Title

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







28.07.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Damien Tran

“Level quatre – VIII” screen prints on fabric by French artist Damien Tran, one half of Palefroi (with Marion Jdanoff) based in Berlin, Germany. More images below.

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28.07.17 by Jeff

Designer Spotlight: Hansje van Halem

Enjoy the mind-melting type work of Amsterdam-based designer Hansje van Halem. I’ve been staring at these way too long! More images below!

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28.07.17 by Jeff

14-Story Mural by Artist Kamea Hadar

Artist Kamea Hadar has just completed what is now the largest portrait in the state of Hawaii; a 14-story mural of Hina, the Hawaiian Goddess of the moon. Under the guidance of another artist John Hina aka Prime, Hadar’s work continues to explore a modern-day form of mo’olelo or ancient Hawaiian storytelling.

See more images (all shot by photographer Andrew Tran) of the massive mural below.

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27.07.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Bang Sangho

A selection of work by Korean illustrator Bang Sangho. More images below.

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27.07.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Ward Zwart

A selection of work by illustrator Ward Zwart. More images below.

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