22.02.09 by Jeff

Thank You!

Thanks to everyone who came out! You all made it such a fun night! I still have to find out the total amount raised but it was a great turnout and A LOT of shoes were sold! Good news for those of you who don’t live here, you can get them online, HERE.

converse product red livestock vancouver jeff hamada event charity

Here’s a whole slew of photos – big thanks to Jolin Ras and Cory Gibbons for the pics! Oh and thanks to Donna for the sharpie!

Read More

19.02.09 by Jeff

I’ll see HUNDREDS of you tonight!

My shoes for Converse 1Hundred + RED get released tonight! Livestock. 1709 West 4th Ave. 8pm – 11pm. I’m headed downtown right now, CBC Radio 1 (690AM) is having me on to talk about the project at 4:40PM.

jeff hamada converse livestock 1hundred red charity event launch release vancouver shoe

See all of you (locals) tonight! For all my internet friends I’ll try to find out when/where the shoes will be available online! Thanks for all the support!

17.02.09 by Jeff

Hypebeast Interview!

Just a quick bit of personal news – the good folks at Hypebeast interviewed me about the release of my shoe for Converse and a bit of my personal background! Read the interview here.

jeff hamada hypebeast interview feature

In case you missed it, the charity/launch event is Thursday Feb 19th – Livestock (1709 West 4th Vancouver)! All profits from shoes sold that night will be donated to The Global Fund! Come out and support a good cause and get some shoes to boot (I’m not totally sure if that’s a pun).

11.02.09 by Jeff

I made some t-shirts!

Here is a sneak peek at three tees I designed for Livestock’s Artist Series. The shirts will be released on Feb 19th at the Converse launch/charity event (that you are all invited to)! More incentive for you to come out to my party!

jeff hamada livestock artist series t-shirt tee vancouver graphic illustration Read More

01.01.09 by Jeff

Happy New Year!

Just want to take a moment to wish you all a giant Happy New Year! I spent New Years Eve up on the mountain with my sister and hope to be up there lots over the next couple months, but rest assured I’ll be working harder than ever on the site! Thank you all for the support over the last six months – I look forward to inspiring you and being inspired by you all in 2009. Cheers!

happy new years 2009 booooooom

23.12.08 by Jeff

What we do when it snows…

Vancouver is finally getting some snow! Here I am looking very excited (and wearing the exact thing I am in every single photo on this website – it’s like I am a poor clown with only one costume). The reason I am excited is because this snowy weather can only mean one thing… (there’s a hint somewhere in this picture)…

booooooom vancouver blog snow art design culture Read More

11.12.08 by Jeff

Thank you, Converse!

A giant box arrived at my doorstep today, return address: Converse. I opened it up to find a pair of Dwayne Wade 4′s and a pair of Elton Brand 1′s! Oh and matching t-shirts! This site might not be making me rich but stuff like this is nice. Thank you to all the great people over at Converse! PS – If anyone over at Blackberry wants to send over a Blackberry Bold I’ll take good care of it! (worth a try)

booooooom jeff hamada converse Read More

26.10.08 by Jeff

Blogging 101

This weekend my friend Terri (The Conveyor Belt) and I were asked to speak on the topic of blogging, at the University of British Columbia! It was actually pretty fun to share the little bit I’ve learned so far, running this site. The best part is we were paid in my second favourite currency: Beer (second only to diamonds).

vancouver art design culture blog booooooom

After I spoke, someone stood up and said “Mr. Madison, what you’ve just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.” I thought that was a little rude, maybe that’s just me.

Read More