Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 16, 2015
CONS Project “Making & Designing Skate Decks," the fifth of a five-part, free workshops designed for the local skate/creative communities, taught participants in Boston, LA, NY, and Toronto how to build a skateboard – from start to finish. From sizing and shaping raw wood, to assembling and designing handmade decks, workshops will be led by skateboard creator Paul Schmidt and key members of his CreateASkate non-profit, along with other designers and artists in each city.
Design // Monday, March 02, 2015
Our good friends at HUF have wisely brought Todd Francis (featured in our July 2014 issue) into the mix for a complete capsule collection for the Spring 2015 line. Featuring T-shirt designs and this full-on classic Francis graphic for a skate deck, you have options for art or recreation—better yet, both.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Our friends at Artnet just kicked off their Skate and Surf Auction, featuring an array of skate decks and surfboards with the art of some of the heavies of the current moment; Damien Hirst, Takashi Murakami. Barry McGee, Shepard Fairey, George Condo, to name a few. Actually, if you are like me, or any of us at the Juxtapoz office, this is your chance to score on some of the older limited edition Supreme artist collab decks they have done over the years, Condo and Hirst mainly...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 17, 2014
What is a Skate Crate? It's a retro-cool cruiser designed for fun and creative expression. It's for families and friends of all ages. It’s for those of us who wouldn’t be caught dead on one of those folding metal scooters. A Skate Crate is easier to ride than a skateboard, it’s even a perfect vehicle for mom and dad to keep up with the kids while they ride their bikes or skateboards. It's also the one piece of sporting equipment that you'll want to leave on display in your living room instead of stashing it in your garage! Support the kickstarter...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 17, 2014
RPB is a flexible creative warehouse space in Corktown, Detroit's oldest neighborhood. There's no shortage of artists, entrepreneurs, photographers, and creative individuals in this city, and they are there to provide them with a space to express themselves and their ideas. They recently had their Grand Opening and hosted an art show for Nick Jaskey...
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Todd Francis, who was featured in the July, 2014 issue of Juxtapoz Magazine, is coming to San Francisco to celebrate the release of his new book "Look Away" at the DLXSF Skateshop on Thursday, July 17th, 2014. Come through to get a first look at the new book and check out a vast colleciton of Todd's work including original Antihero artwork, prints, and the new limited reissue Antihero deck collection!
Street Art // Monday, July 14, 2014
Despite the current weirdness and class warfare in the city, San Francisco just got a brand new skate park, which is delightfully covered in murals by Jovi Schnell. We got a hold of Jovi to find out the story behind her new public artwork, which tons of skaters will be enjoying for years to come. Jovi tells us, "The imagery for the mural was inspired by the site's former victorian era amusement park...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 26, 2014
Here is some perspective: I doubt that NASCAR fans respect and adore the artists and designers who decorate those racecars. But look at skateboarding: the guys who design art graphics for skateboards are truly loved by the folks who partake in the culture...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 14, 2014
The recently launched LB project unites the European skateboard scene through art shows in Berlin, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Paris, Amsterdam and London. Starting this June, 2014, the next year will see artists, skateshops, media and brands will unite to make skateboarding and art accessible to all...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Krooked Skateboards recently presented a new collaboration with NYC artist Stephen MCclintock featuring 2 LTD decks, a 28 page zine with artwork by Mark Gonzales and a short film, BARK_MRAD with Mark Gonzales and Brad Cromer in NYC.