Kilian Martin’s India Within is a short that gives us a glimpse of India in a very unorthodox style where skateboards play a big role in unlikely destinations.
Hardly a couple of the skateboards you see here would be usable, but that really isn’t the point here. These skateboards are happy being quirky and strange. Entitled I Want to Skate, the project is the work of artist Arthur King and photographer Hugues Lawson-Body.
Photographer Adam Shomsky makes skateboarding look real easy in this video, which it would be if we could get rid of that certain something called gravity. Or just manipulate time at will.
Since beardski already brought us to the topic of beards, we bring to you this illustrated skateboard deck by Mr. Bingo.
The Simpsons is one of the longest running and most successful series. These skateboards decked with Simpsons motifs probably will find favor with fans, if only for their intriguing inspiration. Via Santa Cruz, PSFK
To be constructed in Malibu, California, this fully skateboarding-friendly house has been designed by Gil Le Bon Delapointe and Francois Perrin. You could go through most of the house on a skateboard. Even the furniture decides to side with skateboards in this house, making it one of the coolest places ever. The house has been [...]
When you’re out looking for inspiration, you should just look at the best. Raptor skateboard had it right when it sought inspiration in the beauty of Alfa Romeo, who one could argue has some of the best looking designs through history. It sure does take an excellent design to make someone like Henry Ford say [...]
London based street artist D*Face made this unique skateboard over the time of a year. Spray paint cans have been attached to the lower part of skateboards, and are activated by means of a remote control. As skaters made their way through the bowl, they left their marks creating this unique piece of art. Via [...]
This unique view of India goes across its major cities, seeing them through a skateboard. They used three skaters for the video, each followed by two cameramen as they traveled through Indian cities of Bangalore, Jaipur, New Delhi and Agra. The video was shot over 9 days, as a promotion for Oxelo Skateboards.
Beto Janz makes these incredible skulls from broken skateboard docks. Made to promote a skate shop, the skulls were left in the streets of Curitiba, Brazil for passers-by to find. Each skull has stickers with the brand and the new address of the store. Via: Colossal
Fiik motorized skateboard is unlike most skateboards out there, this one’s got big tires and a remote control to steer it. The big wheels mean it can do some sort of “off-roading” while the electric battery pumps up power ensuring you just stand comfortable on the skateboard while it moves. The only work you have [...]
This series of limited edition iPhone cases from Grove and MapleXO has its USP in being made out of old skateboard decks. The year long collaboration involved cutting down 300 skateboards into layered strips, which were then put together with glue in hand-selected color combinations, creating unique iPhone cases. The limited edition series had a [...]
The Porcelain skateboard from artist Charles Krafft Wing, obviously sits in the realm of form, because you obviously cannot go skateboarding on a porcelain board. Especially, not when you buy one for $2500. Via: Viacomit
Putting a supercar engine on a skateboard is something we’d expect Wile E. Coyote to do in his tryst to get hold of the Road Runner. Well, that never happened, but the skateboard powered by a V8 engine is very much a reality. Getting power from a 630hp engine probably makes this thing the most [...]