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 […]


21 Feb
Dutch artist Frodo Mikkelsen's silver plated odes to mortality

The contemplation of one’s mortality can come in many mediums. Dramatic pessimists prefer poetry, intellectuals may wax eloquent in novel form, Norwegians form death metal bands and murder their rivals, while fashion types seem to prefer putting skulls on everything. Meanwhile, artist Frodo Mikkelsen has decided to sculpt pretty detailed landscapes onto the decayed heads of […]


16 Apr
Dutch Design concept of flat packing, applied to 2-wheels

The Sandwichbike was born of the Dutch Design principle of “flat packing”, which allows for easy shipping and then home assembly of a variety of products. Of course it has worked excellently with furniture, but this is the first time the idea has been executed to create a bicycle. As they explain, “Instead of a welded […]


Niche art/skateboard conflaters Boom-Art have done a remarkable job fusing what were once disparate universes, adding not a small amount of kitsch sexiness to the medium with their their 1970s Pin-Up Girl Skateboards and Disney Orgy Skate Decks. For their latest amazing design, Boom-Art have decided to go high brow and use the works of […]


26 Jun
Utterly modern Dutch bicycles with antique genealogy

Holland’s Moosach Bikes is pimping out vintage frames for the creation of a brand that fuses retro, recycling and modern bike technology. At a rate of only twelve bikes per year, Moosach is like reproduction for bicycles: each bike has its own genealogy, that of a refurbished road-style bike frame from the 70s, 80s or 90s reanimated with […]


20 Jun
Dutch artist Pieter Janssen's playful warm weather tees

Tangled up in boobs sounds like it could be a Bob Dylan song. It’s not though. It’s the new summer t-shirt series from Parra (AKA Dutch artist Pieter Janssen) called “Holiday Drama”. This t-shirt art kind of reminds me of The Point. It would be a fun summertime activity to wear this t-shirt, drink spiked […]


19 Jun
De Beijir's sculptures on display at Asya Geisberg Gallery

Dutch artist Jasper de Beijer navigates hyperreality with his newest series Marabunta. Initially inspired by the Mexican drug trade, de Beijer spent time researching in Mexico where he gained insight into the contrast between what it’s like to be there and what it’s like to just read about the violence, compounded with ideas concerning how the media plays […]


21 May
Limited edition run of only 300 of Dutch artist's toys

Dutch artist Parra has collaborated with Kidrobot to bring his 2-D painting to the next dimension for a limited edition of 300 pieces titled “Pierced”. Like his Parra vs. Toykyo “Fly New Coffee Table”, Parra’s paintings seem to manifest well into the 3-D world. Originally a silkscreen painting, the “Pierced” figure will stand 10″ tall […]

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