24.01.14 by Jeff

Naomi Okubo

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Paintings by artist Naomi Okubo, born in Tokyo, Japan. I am her biggest fan (albeit also her newest). Really wish I’d found her work sooner. Lots more below.


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



  • Kelly Rae

    I really really love this artwork. so amazing

  • Stef Wit A F

    i love these! a few of them look like photographs from a distance.

  • Anna Buckner

    I love the way she plays with patterns. Reminds me a bit of Matisse.

  • Michael Booker

    Love the abundance of pattern and color

  • Sol Sallee

    #gardenpunk

  • 和宏 安堂

    Umm..It makes me feel some cases of T.K.S.

  • Nasrin

    WoooOW….

  • Radhaika Kapur

    the overlap between dreams and reality

  • Love the repetition of the figures and them being lost in the patterns.

  • ninobenito

    yeah. i like that there’s a lot of things going on with each painting.

  • Fantastic works!





29.06.16 by Jeff

Graphic Designer Spotlight: Bráulio Amado

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Gorgeous poster designs by Bráulio Amado, a Portuguese graphic designer based in Brooklyn, New York. More images below.

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29.06.16 by Staff

10 Illustrators React to Brexit

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Jean Jullien created the memorable illustration, “Peace for Paris,” in response to the terrorist attacks last year. Now a number of illustrators (including Jullien) are similarly responding to last week’s EU referendum in the form they know best. Check out more images below.

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29.06.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Marie Thibeault

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A selection of paintings by San Pedro, California-based artist Marie Thibeault. More images below.

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29.06.16 by Staff

Sunwheel Made Up of Hundreds of Gold Plates

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Portuguese-Italian collective Moradavaga have built a shimmering sunwheel for the annual Festa de São João do Porto (Festival of St John of Porto) in Portugal. Measuring eight meters in diameter, the piece is the result of hundreds of gold plates, fitted together in such a way that they move independently according to changes in wind and light, as well as rotations manually controlled by passersby. See more images and video of the reflective installation below!

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28.06.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Lee Kyutae

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Gorgeous drawings by illustrator Lee Kyutae. More images below.

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