Nick Thomm is an artist from Melbourne who recently collaborated on some skate decks with Globe. We visited Nick, and he was kind enough to show us around his studio.
SEAN PABLO INTERVIEW
Sean Pablo chats about photography, lstarting his own label PARADISE, and his zine TEEN STABBING, which has already completely sold out.
PEOPLE: ANDREW ALLEN
Propeller: A Vans Skateboarding Video premieres next week, featuring Andrew Allen. We recently sat down with the man of the moment. Read the interview and watch an accompanying short vid of him here.
LENS: VINCE PERRAUD
Meet Vincent Perraud, a self proclaimed ‘lil Frenchy’ who likes hanging out with his camera and enjoying the occasional beer. Vince mentioned his English isn’t the best which is OK, because his photographs speak for themselves.
Sydney to Melbourne, art gallery to art gallery. The lads at Space 44 decided for their yearly skate deck exhibition that they would venture from their home turf in Cronulla, down to sibling galley – The Snake Hole, at Mornington Peninsula. 7 days on the road with the full Lodown skate team along Australia’s most pristine coastline.
TABLE TALK: EPISODE 1 – JASON LEE
Welcome, various eyeballs, to our first episode of Table Talk hosted by skater Chris Patras. For episode one, we feature actor / skateboarder / photographer Jason Lee. Take a tour of Jason’s art wall as he talks through his favorite portraits and reminisces on his past acting gigs and legendary skate career.
CITY GUIDE TO SKATING PUERTO RICO
Puerto Rico. It’s a commonwealth of the United States, meaning that the dollar, your debit card, and Tinderall work just as well, if not better. Spanish is the official language, but not being fluent means that you’re from somewhere else and are there to spend dough and party.
HUF X G-SHOCK WATCH COLLAB
We’re still awaiting comment from HUF, but from what we can divulge from this sneak peek video of their upcoming collab with G-SHOCK, their new watch will automatically sound an alarm when the clock strikes 4:20.
LENS: BEN GORE
Sure, there’s a bunch of people out there who’ve take a single shot that’s stopped you in your tracks. San Francisco based photographer Ben Gore is not one of those people, because Ben Gore has taken a shitload more than one good photo.
PEOPLE: BRIAN LOTTI
We visited legendary skateboarder and landscape artist Brian Lotti in his LA studio to talk about innovation in both his skate and painting style, and the similarities in his creative process as both a skater and artist. Watch the video here.
WATCH: STYLE BY JOE PEASE
“To do a dull thing with style is preferable to doing a dangerous thing without it / To do a dangerous thing with style is what I call art.” – Charles Bukowski
LENS: ***TRUST*** IN SAN FRANCISCO
On a recent trip to San Francisco for the premiere of ***TRUST***, Josh Wilson brought along his camera to capture fellow skaters Paul Young, Dick Rizzo, Zach Bonime, Nick Ferrogari, Adrian Vega, Justin Ching and Brendan Carroll.
BLACK & WHITE: SKATEBOARDING IN SLOVENIA
Luke Paige is a young photographer based in Slovenia who wanted to create something different to what we’re used to seeing in skateboard photography. No wide-angle shots, no special tricks – just simple skateboarding.
INTERVIEW ON A STICK: SAMMY WINTER
In an effort to keep up with the times and maintain our super-hip image, we’ve invested in a stick with an iPhone taped to the end. Enjoy the first episode of our ‘Interview on a Stick’ series featuring skateboarder Sammy Winter.
RELIGIOUS OBSERVANCE: BOO-HOORAY GALLERY
A group photography show featuring: Jerry Hsu, Ray Potes, Andrea Sonnenberg, C.R. Stecyk III & Tobin Yelland opening tonight and showing till 19th April at Boo-Hooray Gallery, Venice, CA.
Vans release the first trailer to their long anticipated, full length skate film. May can’t come soon enough
BRONZE 56K “TRUST” + DICK RIZZO INTERVIEW
Check out the new film [SOPHISTICATED ADULT ENTERTAINMENT] PRESENTS ***TRUST***, along with the first ever interview with Dick Rizzo, conducted by yours truly.
SMOKE: HUF x VOUTSA
Nowadays your average skateboarder isn’t some kid who’s incapable of imagining anything intimate with a girl, he’s a pomade slicked dude who has slept with women twice his age.
WATCH: SKATE HEADS
Created by Vancouver-based directors Benny and Christian Zenga, watch as a host of skateboarders ride down a river in a boat, then flip it, then ride it, then catch a train and do the same. What? Just watch the video.
SMOKE: SPITFIRE X VOLCOM
The wind blasts through these socks like snot through cheap tissue. God I’m so lonely. When I’m not drinking I’m shoveling snow or crying. I barely sleep. I wish they sent five more hoodies. Those guys out west got it so easy. Burritos and schoolyards all year round.