The gadget-and-tool gurus at Leatherman out of Portland, OR, have teamed up with skate pro Arto Saari for his expert input on this all-purpose skate and snowboard tool. Actually, it’s more like two tools in one — the Leatherman “Jam”, plus the black “Style PS” wrapped around it. Whether you need to wrench your trucks, stash your […]


Supreme is known to slap a label onto just about anything. Now they’ve teamed up with the estate of the late artist/satanist H.R. Giger for a winter-aimed streetwear capsule collaboration. With Giger’s death this May just past, it is unsurprising that his art is finding new places for display — like on t-shirts, jackets and more. For with […]


16 Sep
"A simple board with the whole world as an available surface."

Rick Owens, a high-fashion magnate prone to street wear inspiration, has taken his sights to the skateboard world with the RICKBOARD deck. Hence comes the title of “RICKBOARD” with the letters deliberately capped, because this board is too big time for the lower cases. Its worn appearance is probably due to the deck being made […]


Sal Babier, revered street-skater of the 90’s and tastemaker of the here-and-now, has curated a collection of custom-made, special-edition BMX bike frames, gadgets and gear to showcase both the the history and habits of BMX subculture that kids went apeshit for in the 1980’s. The Scion Audio Visual’s BMXPert installation is more than just a time […]


New York skateboarding label 5boro has come up with a clever redux on antiquated media. Remember all those VHS tape labels you thought were restricted to garage sales, mildewed garage boxes, your old Tera Patrick porn collection and the bookshelves of pretentious guys in prescription glasses? Now they make the finest of retro-inspired deck designs in 5boro’s […]


The great raconteur/author/porn specialist/general miscreant Chris Nieratko sits down for an illuminating chat with Stevie Williams in Philadelphia’s famed Love Park, a sort of ground zero for skating and home base to the skating icon and DGK founder. As fans of Williams know, Love Park was the originating locale for his 90s crew of “Dirty Ghetto Kids” that […]


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 […]

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