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 [...]


3 Jun
The perfect vehicle for your parent's funeral

Mark Flood of Peres Projects has joined forces with Supreme NYC for a line of skateboard decks that carry the subversive, slightly macabre, visible edge of wit for which the Houston artist is known. The deck is basic black on its top, with Flood’s messages splattered on the bottom. Check stores in NYC, LA or the [...]


Boom-Art is already known for putting beautiful ladies on skateboard decks. From 1970s Pin-Up Girls and Snow White Gangbangs to Gardens Of Earthly Delights, Boom-Art has this time moved onto a far more refined dame: La Dame à la Licorne (aka The Lady & the Unicorn). To capture the heavy detail from the classic work of French medieval art, the tapestry had to be [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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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