It ain’t all that long ago the skateboard got upgraded from a wooden plank strapped to rollerskate wheels to an artistically rendered board of layered fiber glass and wood, set atop the newly improved urethane wheel that was functionality at its street-thrashing finest. Things have changed. Now, your inner Z-boy can roll around with Black [...]


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 [...]


Chinese artist/rabblerouser/rebel/autocrat ass burr Ai Wei Wei  joined the likes of Terry Richardson, Damien Hirst, Banksy, Takashi Murakami, Dface, Dave Kinsey and our personal favorite, ROA, by releasing his own collection of skateboard decks with the illustrious Sk8room crew. A trio of different boards were designed by Weiwei, who matched three of his better known quotes [...]


24 Apr
The erstwhile King of skate gear continues 2 decades strong

Your feelings on Zoo York probably depend upon when you picked up your first skateboard. If it’s in the last 10 years, then Zoo York probably hovers somewhere around the brands you find in any given Pac-Sun retailer. But if you were skating in the 90s, there were few — if any — brands that [...]


Photographer Van Styles shoots three of his favorite models for the latest skateboard deck collection for Los Angeles’ Primitive. Dubbed their “MIA/LA” collection, the series features the very easy on the eyes trifecta of Ashley Sky, Iesha Marie and Valeria Orsini in various states of undress, playing on the beach and enjoying an evening smoke. [...]


Clearly the market for art-focused skateboard decks is a rapidly growing one, with seemingly new high end collector’s editions coming out monthly. Just last Friday we showed Hieronymus Bosch’s Garden Of Earthly Delights Skateboard Decks from Boom-Art, who’ve been making limited edition (and somewhat ribald) art decks for a minute. Now a new company is [...]


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 [...]


There’s been a movement of art manifested on skateboard decks that has elevated the medium from mere utilitarian transportation to serious artistic canvas. Boom-Art for one has created cheekily lascivious takes on the medium with their 1970s Pin-Up Girl Skateboards and Disney Orgy Skate Decks, while others have gone more restrained like FTC x intheyellow’s [...]

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