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CH Global Spin: Pretty Poison, Bali
Is skateboarding big in Bali, an island with rocky roads known most for its tremendous surf scene? If Maree Suteja has her way, it will be soon enough. One year ago the vibrant Australian expat built Pretty Poison—a warehouse-style cocktail bar with...
LINK-ABOUT-IT
Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Olafur Eliasson Invades Versailles with Spatial Installations Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has taken over France's palace of Versailles with a series of large-scale installations that challenge visitors to exercise their senses. Organized...
HANDMADE
SPORTS_OUTDOORS
Personalized Penny Skateboard
Saltwater Planks has taken a more natural approach to the popular Penny skateboard by swapping out its plastic deck for one made from solid maple. With either black or white trucks, the board can be personalized to any rider with a custom engraving...
DESIGN
Paul McCarthy + The Skateroom at MoMA Design Store
Los Angeles-based artist Paul McCarthy, known for paintings, performance, photography and mixed media works that tackle our perception of everyday activities and the darker side of Western culture, has partnered with arts organization The Skateroom...
DESIGN
Blast Skates Illustrated Boards
A little while ago London-based illustrator Matthew Bromley put his freelance illustration career on hold in favor of a nine-to-five design job. This regular salary has meant Bromley could fund his very own skate label, Blast Skates. This week, the...
STYLE
Bamboo Bay
by Emily Millett Originally from London and Northampton, board sports enthusiasts Ludi Ludlow and Amy Roberts are now proud to count themselves amongst the colorfully diverse residents of Brighton in southern England. This surf-friendly coastal...