SLAP Mag 20 Year Anniversary Print Issue

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 08, 2012
We are very excited to announce that our sister publication, SLAP Magazine, will be celebrating its 20th anniversary as we close out 2012. To commemorate the landmark, the web-only SLAP will be publishing one more issue for its readers, super limited ad-free issue we must note. The issue covers SLAP’s history with conversations and contributions from old mainstays like Scott Bourne and Jeremy Fish...

Skating with Shadows: "Peter Brings the Shadow to Life"

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 21, 2012
A beautifully shot skate video, with the title taken from a line in an essay about Peter Pan, Joe Pease has created an alternate reality by focusing on the shadow as opposed to the person skating. After awhile, it becomes like a symphony of shapes and movement. The Nick Cave helps.

Skate It or Hang It?! The Evolution of Skateboard Art @ Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA)

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 11, 2012
Looking forward to this one. The Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) is set to host Skate It or Hang It?! The Evolution of Skateboard Art, an exhibition examining the visual aspects skateboarding, centering heavily on skateboard graphics. The show opens on June 16, 2012. We even seen a graphic of our June 2012 cover artist, Don Pendleton...

Greg Mike x Real Skateboards Release

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 01, 2012
Longtime skater, designer and ATL native Greg Mike has lent his hand to a new REAL capsule drop releasing this week worldwide in skateboard shops. The REAL x GM capsule contains a one of a kind 3' tall hand painted sculpture being auctioned off with 100% of the proceeds going to the JohnnyKicksCancer Foundation.

Greg Mike x Real Skateboards

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 23, 2012
Artist Greg Mike, who we have profiled in the March 2012 issue, just completed a collaborative skateboard deck series with REAL, and a collaboration release event will be happening at ABV Gallery in Atlanta this Monday, February 27th. We will have a full look at the decks here soon, and there may be a little giveaway in the coming days. Stay tuned. And buy the March 2012 issue.

NYC Skateboarding in the 1960s by Bill Eppridge

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 21, 2012
A nice touch of nostalgia this morning, as we came across Bill Eppridge's skateboarding photos he took in New York City during the 1960s Some of the photos here almost suggest that Bill handed boards to unsuspecting visitors to Central Park, but others, like this skinny suit hipster, seem to have a good skill.

HUF x Haroshi x DLX @ Huf Headquarters, Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 09, 2012
We in San Francisco miss our friends at HUF, but we are happy to see them in Los Angeles doing well and hosting a new body of work from Haroshi. As you may know, Haroshi creates sculptures from recycled skate decks. He exhibited new sculptures at HUF's headquarters in Los Angeles this past weekend.

Contemporary Tables with Skate Decks by Janie Belcourt

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 03, 2011
We recently ran across Janie Belcourt's well-designed furniture constructed mostly of reclaimed skateboard decks on the blog \ \ \. Her usage of found materials is appealing and her story sounds like a romantic novel of some sorts . . .

“I Want to Skate” for Public Domaine in Paris

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 01, 2011
We have seen the reinterpretation of skateboards and skate culture many times, but there is just something about this particular piece that is in the “I Want to Skate” video for Public Domaine: Skateboard Culture at La Gaîté Lyrique in Paris that seems to nail the "I dream of skating concept" very well.

In Illustration: The Work of Brian Romero

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 27, 2011
Skateboard graphics aren't anything new to talk about— nor are they, frankly, anything to get excited about in the last few years. With most companies slapping down poorly designed logos or half-assed stoner ideas that nobody understands— it's reassuring to see well-rendered illustration and a story being told within the confines of a narrow 32-inch work area.
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