TAG: Skateboards

Skate-Boards Made From Carrots

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Biocouture, renowned for their merging of science and design, including textiles fashioned from bacteria, teamed with German skateboard company Wefunk – as posted on their website’s official ‘aetlier’ blog. The outcome, though currently evasive in the media sphere, manifests as a long-board comprised of cellulose derived from carrot crop waste. The project was completed with the help of CelluComp and Wefunk designer, Alex Luxat. The former is a new material science company based in Scotland. They supplied the project with the materials, made primarily from carrot waste (though the waste of other root vegetables are used also), which they call… read more

Recycling Skateboards

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For Arizona based artists Devin and Lisa Kelley, skateboarding has been a life-long passion. They share that passion with the world through wearable artwork, one where every unique piece has stories to tell. The couple founded¬†Recycled Skateboards International (RSI), a company dedicated to recycling some of the close to two million skateboards that are discarded each year by creating¬†stunning necklaces, bracelets, and rings, to key chains, belt buckles and more. Skateboarders take pride in riding their boards especially when making every nick and notch. When skateboarders select a board in the store, they take notice of every nick and notch,… read more