21.01.14 by Jeff

Instagram Takeover: Gemma O’Brien

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This week the @Booooooom Instagram is being handed over to Sydney-based typographer Gemma O’Brien. Normally I’d put the person’s name over top of the intro image with a font but it would be an injustice to do so here as the beauty of Gemma’s work is that it is hand-lettered.

She recently had a brilliant solo show which featured her illustrations on barf bags called “You Make Me Sick”. Her job this week is to have fun and inspire you and I’m sure she will do lots of both. Please give her a warm welcome.

 

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



  • scott dye

    This was probably my favorite Instagram takeover so far!





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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