Archive for the ‘HOW TO’ Category

October 6th, 2014 | By | 124 Comments

Road Tripping | El Salvador The Do's and Don'ts of Safe Surf Travels in Central America


El Salvador is not your typical surf destination, it’s a land of pumping pointbreaks with a reputation for trouble in the streets.   We sent photographer Matt O’Brien to do some recon for surf survival around Punta Roca. (more…)

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September 30th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

SWELL Eats | Packable Lentil Salad Ready-Made Superfoods In A Jar for your Next Mission

EATSWhether youre hiking into the lost coast, avoiding baja belly or just trying to stay in surf shape, this packable superfood is the ticket. Just throw all these ready-made products in a mason jar and power up for your session.

Here’s how to prepare your lentil edamame salad without a kitchen (more…)

September 2nd, 2014 | By | 129 Comments

SWELL Sweeps | Superbrand Unit Giveaway

Literally cut from the same thread, Superbrand’s apparel inspo come straight from their Carlsbad shaping bay. In honor of their new line of board driven clothes we’re giving one lucky surf fan a Unit Surfboard and Inlay pocket Tee. (more…)

August 19th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

How It’s Made… In The Shade Brother-Sister Design Duo Collab on Tropical Billabong Graphic Art


SWELL took a quick trip to the Billabong Merchandise & Design dept to meet the Brother-Sister team behind this radical new of tropical tee in the August  SWELL Catalog

SWELL: Ryan, what’s your role in the Billabong M&D team?

RM: I’m a Senior In-House Artist for Billabong USA. Among various creative duties, I primarily design graphics and artwork for the Men’s tee shirt line, working everyday with type, illustration and graphic design. It’s always pumping and each day is a new adventure in a fast paced creative atmosphere–I love it! (more…)