Zero Gravity Storage Racks

Maximize ceiling space with the help of air compression technology

For anyone living in cramped quarters or with too much stuff (notably seasonal gear), Zero Gravity Racks offer a solution. First, it maximizes ceiling space by resting high up on the wall and laying parallel to the surface. Second, it pulls itself up there by way of air compression technology. Owners affix it to the wall, and hoist their belongings onto it. The rest, the …

3×1 + Token Surfboards’ Denim-Inlaid Surfboards

To celebrate its latest store opening in Southampton, high-end denim company 3×1 has linked up with Brooklyn-based Token Surfboards for a three-piece collection of denim-inlaid surfboards. Token has taken 3×1’s premium fabrics and glassed them into their hand-shaped boards, adding indigo color-blocking while also providing reinforcement in critical areas. The line-up includes two longboards and a shorter egg-shape—perfect for easy riding or mounting on a …

Satta Presents Spiritual Materialism

The London-based artist takes up residence in Bali for a show featuring mixed media and reclaimed wood

Drawing on a combination of illustration, painting and woodworking skills, Joe Lauder has swiftly put Satta—his line of retro-inspired, handmade cruiser skateboards and accompanying apparel—on the global skate and surf radar. His collaborative work with illustrator and friend Stevie Gee has also caught the attention of the graphic design community in the UK and abroad. Based in South London, Lauder’s approach to art and crafting …

DIY Boards at Biarritz’s Blank Surf Shack

Shape your own stick in the thriving French seaside town

by Jorge Grimberg Known by many surfers as the “French California,” Biarritz is just a 20 minute drive from Spain along France’s Basque coast. The city boasts truly world-class surfing, is home to the European headquarters of majorsurf labels including Quicksilver and Billabong, and plays host to the Quiksilver/Roxy Jam surf tournament each yearso it’s not surprising that surfers flock there in search of the …

Retro Longboard from Modern Surfboards

Paddling out with the classically styled noserider, fit for beginners and those looking to improve their long-riding skills

Surfing is an aesthetically focused pursuit. Whether it’s the fluidity of a bottom-turn, the seemingly effortless arc of a well-executed cutback or simply the length of one’s boardshorts, surfers have always been a style-centric bunch. After all, it’s not just about riding a wave, it’s about doing it with a sense of individuality and, for the lucky ones, grace. Recent years have seen a shift …