Out for his daily winter surf check Nantucket photographer and local surfer Jonathan Nimerfroh captured what can only be described as magical when he discovered the Atlantic swell had nearly frozen solid. Rolling in with an ever so slurpee-like apperance, Nimerfroh snapped shots of the waves in their remarkably dreamy form. Images above and more are available in print through the jump.
Swiss photographer Vincent LaForet releases a collection of shots aimed at capturing the ‘big picture’ of competitive surfing. Featuring a number of incredible images taken from hundreds of feet above the action at the Pipeline Masters in Oahu, HI, the Pulitzer Prize winning lenseman unveils a unique look at the professionals at work and the magnitude of their environment. Check out the images here. More on Vincent after the jump.
Wrapping it’s fourth stop on a six city European tour, The LB Project comes to an end at Paris’ trendy Point Ephémère. The year-long traveling skateboard art show, aimed at uniting a diverse euro skate scene, has now visited Berlin, Copenhagen, Barcelona and Paris, with Amsterdam (March ’15) and London (May ’15) on deck.
The show features art from Michael Sieben, Jeremyville, Todd Bratrud, Jeremy Fish, Funeral French, Kid Creature, Chad Eaton, Mark Foster, Mike Kershnar, BB Bastidas and Lucas Beaufort. Check out images of the hand-painted decks. For more info on upcoming cities here.
Promoting Ambig’s 2014 artist apparel collabs, the brand recently introduced a lifestyle video series profiling the stories, inspirations and entertaining antics of their creative contributors. Sitting down with a mustached Michael Hsiung in his Los Angeles residence, Episode 1 peeks into the mind behind Hsiung’s art and the transitions he’s made to get there. Ambig’s Michael Hsiung tees drop Summer ’14.Michael Hsiung
Set to officially debut in three months time in Sochi, Russia, Burton unveils the 2014 U.S. Olympic Snowboard team uniforms. Tapped for their third consecutive winter games, Burton partnered with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association to once again create a one-of-a-kind uniform designed to represent both the Olympic spirit and America’s longstanding creative heritage. The 2014 competition kit features an inspired American vintage patchwork jacket, showcasing Burton’s never before seen DRYRIDE Vaporshell laminate, as well as off-white corduroy pants, debuting the brand’s weatherproof DRYRIDE Nanonshell laminate. Complimenting the uniforms technical outerwear pieces Burton has additionally designed first-layer bottoms and tops, three unique beanies, gloves/mitts and a mid-weight wool/silk blend pull-over fleece. Below, Danny Davis gives the full kit breakdown at the exclusive 2014 Olympic Snowboard team uniform unveiling from Burton’s Flagship in Soho, NYC.Burton, Olympics, United States
Touted by neighborhood locals and international influencers alike, Saturdays NYC has served as a coffee brewing hangout since opening in 2009. Now expanding on the brand’s celebrated identity, Saturdays has partnered with the acclaimed La Colombe Torrefaction to introduce it’s own signature blend. Fusing ingredients from Brazil, Ethiopia and El Salvador, the carefully selected flavors lend themselves to the full gamut of coffee processes, including drip, filter, espresso and French press. Saturdays’ medium dark roast blend ($13.50) is available online and direct at Saturdays’ SoHo and West Village locations.coffee
Previewed on Scoutwell back in December, Warren Smith & Nick Lavecchia debut their latest creative project to the public, opening their FIX THE SHADOWS show in the maritime district of Portland, Maine. Setting out the capture the daily happenings and Northeastern exploits of Warren, Nick and invited friends, the show features collective photographs taken over 3-months time, including local surf, community, nature and more friends. Converting a waterfront loft space into an impromptu gallery, the show features 30 framed photos and countless numbers of loose prints hung on clothes lines around the space. Presented by Insight, RAEN and Monster Children, additional shows are scheduled to hit Los Angeles and Australia later this year – with 100% of proceeds being donated to waterforwaves.org for Sandy Relief.
Photos by show producer & curator The Fin Studio.
Twelve years since the company’s action lifestyle inception, Electric refreshes it’s public appearance with a newly designed identity, debuting in 2013. Developed by the same hand as that of the brand’s original “VOLT” logo, industry veteran Eric Crane has re-imagined the iconic mark to reflect Electric’s matured product lines, global influences and strategic business goals. Celebrating the company’s Southern California roots, the identity re-launch will be introduced throughout the coming year as the brand aims to position itself as a world-class accessories label, expanding distribution to Europe, the Mediterranean and the Arab Emirates for the first time in the company’s history.
Inspired by the brand’s successful multimedia and creativity software innovations, Adobe opens the doors to it’s brand new 280,000-square-foot campus in Salt Lake City, Utah. Designed to further incubate a collaborative corporate culture, the one-of-a-kind workplace features vast expanses and open design, as well as integrated amenities, including an NBA-sized indoor basketball court, gym and rock climbing wall, game room nicknamed “The Dungeon,” and employee café featuring an organic menu. Additional interactive installations and murals by street artist El Mac and tattoo artist Mike Giant have been seamlessly commissioned throughout the entire environment. Check out the video above for a comprehensive look at into Adobe System’s amazingly massive HQ.office space
French production/DJ duo, Justice, drop their latest composition ‘Helix EP’ since the sophomore release of “Audio, Video, Disco” in 2011. Working with Parisian electronic label Ed Banger, the record features three original productions, including an extended version of Helix, as well as two remixes of the same title song by Gesaffelstein and Domenico Torti. Give the tracks a spin below, full ‘Helix EP’ is available on iTunes.Justice