The highlight of Blackbook Gallery‘s Deathstar Blues show that ran in Denver last month are these AT-ATs constructed completely of reclaimed skateboards by artist Derek Keenan. The show’s concept was led by artist Axel Greittman‘s vision of a Death Metal-inspired Star Wars universe, although the exhibit additionally served as a first-look appearance for Vans and Santa Cruz [...]


British illustrator Jon Horner has laced out a series of Cliché skateboard decks, the theme of which applies Horner’s well known “Where’s Waldo” treatment to stars in skating culture. Pros like Joey Brezinski, JB Gillet and Sammy Winter hide cleverly in the graphics for the French decks, challenging you to find (and guess) all the possible characters. Boards measure in [...]


A New York union is complete. NYC-bred Hopps Skateboards is gracing the face of two photo-printed decks with the work of Ricky Powell, a man celebrated as one of New York’s top street photographers (and alleged Beastie Boys towel-thrower). Of course Powell is no novice to the world of collaborations, as you may recall his awesome Rakim, Public Enemy and [...]


29 Apr
$1,000 of wearable analog reel-to-reel action

Givenchy continues its trend of ever under-stated tshirts with a representation of wearable analog. The oversized crewneck tshirt comes printed with the design of a vintage reel-to-reel deck, just to prove you know what a Neve 8078 is. Created by Italian designer, noted musicologist and Givenchy Creative Director Ricardo Tisci, you can get yours at Mr. [...]


Dutch artist Parra knows that we suck, so he has applied his iconic artwork to his new venture Tired Skateboards — a brand giving props to all you (us) aging skaters. To all the stubborn graybeards who end a session by putting down a half pack of cigarettes, or who prefer to think of a nosegrind as a Friday [...]


It’s been 20 years now since Supreme first became the brand to represent New York’s grimy-yet-swag take on skate culture. Since April of 1994 on Lafayette Street in NYC, Supreme has become a go-to brand in streetwear, from NYC to any closet pretty much anywhere. To celebrate the brand’s longevity, Supreme has revisited its original concepts [...]


Supreme unveiled a sundry of new accessories for their 2014 Spring Summer collection, and we’ve gathered some of the more interesting offerings here. Some items included from the New York streetwear giant are Cordura backpacks, a Supreme-branded Jawbone and even an aluminum Mizuno baseball bat — but we prefer the ones here. First off are the slides [...]


We’ve covered other“Skate Moss” Skateboard Decks before, in the form of artist Jeff Gaudinet’s take on the timeless beauty. Well now Australian designer Nick Thomm gives his shot at the famed UK supermodel’s play on words, creating a skateboard deck with various images of Kate Moss — including last year’s ubiquitous Supreme ad — displayed in [...]

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