Jon Steele stops by the SWELL shop to share his Ecuadorean discovery. (more…)Thank you for visiting the Swell blog. Visit us on www.facebook.com/swell for more exclusive fan offers, giveaways and more.
Behind the Cover | Jon Steele Featured SWELL Catalog Photog Walks Us Through His Ecuadorean Covershot
Meet Your Maker | Billabong’s Ryan Milner Billabong Graphic Illustrator Gives Insight to Action Sports Art Inspo
What path did you follow to arrive at your Billabong art career?
From the beginning, I was blessed with great parents who fostered a creative environment and pushed me to do what I love. When I realized I wanted to pursue art for a living, I was intimidated, but worked as hard as possible. I eventually was accepted to Cal State Long Beach, where I majored in Illustration.
After graduating, (more…)
SUPERbrand Marketing Director Paul Brewer gives us a tour of their state of the art board factory and next-level showroom. Above: Shaper Jason Koons and Rider Clay Marzo talk progression.
Who are the masterminds behind the progressive shapes you’re pumping outta this state-of-the-art shaping bay?
SUPER: We call it the Shaper’s Collective. It’s a group of shapers who design and share ideas to create a better shortboard. (more…)
Summer is coming so here’s a couple ways to scrape off that skunky coat of winter gunk. (more…)