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LOUIS KAHN, THE ARCHITECT THAT HELPED DEFINE MODERN ARCHITECTURE

  By: Joseph Licata If asked to name architects that helped define modern architecture, Louis Kahn, isn’t likely to be a name you would necessarily include on that list of starchitects, despite his work being some of the most important … Continue reading

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A MOMENT WITH SHELBY BAY

By: Aaron Austin Every now and then we think it is important to explore what lies behind the looks of some of the most beautiful women around us, because after all, there’s more than just being really really good looking. Therefore, when … Continue reading

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TORI PRAVER-FULLER: REDEFINING MOTHERHOOD AND WHAT IT REALLY MEANS TO “DO IT ALL”

Photos by Sarah Noel Pankow and Katie Durko When you hear the name Tori Praver, we tend to think of the model turned swimsuit designer, whose bikinis grace the bodes of babes of all shapes and sizes the world over. However, there … Continue reading

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TREVOR KING’S VIEW OF VENICE

Images: Trevor King Channeling the elements of the unimitable morning light, Photographer Trevor King captures the dynamic landscape of the California coast in a way that is often unseen. From the iconic Venice skatepark to the curb of the coast and … Continue reading

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A HIDDEN SURF SHOP IN THE HEART OF PARIS

By: Paige Kershaw Tucked away in the heart of Le Marais district of Paris, on a cobblestone road called Rue Froissart, lies a dreamy Parisian surf shop named Cuisse de Grenouille. This isn’t a place you would stumble upon, while … Continue reading

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FROM BEST FRIENDS TO BUSINESS OWNERS, THE DUO BEHIND LA’S BEST NEW BOUTIQUE, RESERVOIR, TELLS US WHAT’S WHAT

By: Victoria Clark East and west coasters are always debating, or arguing (in some cases), which side of the country is better. In many ways LA has its advantage over New York, specifically when it comes to weather and a … Continue reading

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COCO DOES CUBA: SCENES FROM THE HISTORICAL RUNWAY SHOW IN HAVANA

By: Victoria Clark If you haven’t already done so, now is the time to book a flight to Cuba. With diplomatic relations smoothed over with the U.S., Cuba is no longer a sanctioned travel destination for Americans. So, as you can … Continue reading

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YOU SHOULD KNOW: PHOTOGRAPHER AND SURFER CLOUDY RHODES

By: Victoria Clark THE FUTURE IS ANYTHING BUT CLOUDY FOR THIS YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHER At only 22, Cloudy Rhodes’s photography has quickly caught the eye and attention of major magazines (think Monster Children and Desillusion, for starters) and for good reason. Although … Continue reading

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THE VALENTINE’S DAY GIFT GUIDE: FOR HER | THE JEWELRY EDITION

By: Victoria Clark VALENTINE’S DAY GIFT GUIDE | THE JEWELRY EDITION Although we at Surf Collective believe that love is a feeling that should be expressed everyday, we understand that we tend to get caught up in this buzzing world we … Continue reading

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INNER-VIEW: MAN OF THE WORLD’S ALAN MALEH ON PRINT, CONCEPT STORES, AND HIS GOALS FOR THE FUTURE

We see it in some of our favorite stores around the world. That thick book-like magazine with a cover that features some of the most intriguing men of our time with the gold title that describes them all as a, MAN of the WORLD. … Continue reading

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IN THEIR SHOES: JACQUELINE KIRSTEIN AND MATTHEW CHEVALLARD | COUPLES WE LOVE

By: Victoria Clark There are thousands of quotes and poems about love. Some make us feel like love is always a grandiose feeling consisting primarily of passion and fervor, while others have more of a cynical take on the power of love … Continue reading

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INNER-VIEW: JORAN BRIAND ON HIS LOVE FOR SURF AND WANDERLUST AND HOW IT FUELS HIS CREATIVE FIRE

By: Victoria Clark As part of our ongoing “Inner-View” segment, in which we profile noteworthy designers and creatives who are making an impact in the world of art, fashion, and culture, I couldn’t think of a better person to feature than Joran Briand … Continue reading

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SAMUDRA’S JENNIFER BINNEY ON LIFE, DESIGN, AND HER VISION FOR THE FUTURE

By: Victoria Clark Every female out there knows about the quarrels in finding the perfect purse. It must be the right size, shape, depth, and of course, it has to be stylish, but trying to pack life’s necessities in a single bag … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: JACLYN BURNEY, HEAD OF SALES AT R13, SHARES HER TENNESSEE CHARM AND CITY EDGE STYLE SECRETS

By: Victoria Clark When you think of what makes New York City so special, the first thing that comes to mind is the people in it and the fact that they come from all backgrounds, geographies, and professions. And having … Continue reading

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PHOTOGRAPHER MICHAEL DWECK ON THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE END: MONTAUK, N.Y.

By: Victoria Clark If you look up the word artist in the dictionary, one of the definitions reads: (n) a person who produces works in any of the arts that are primarily subject to aesthetic criteria. However, an artist is much more than that. It is … Continue reading

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15 PHOTOS OF THE 1934 LOUIS VUITTON BEACH HOUSE, DESIGNED BY CHARLOTTE PERRIAND

    It’s hard to image, considering the modern lines and simple aesthetic, but in 1934 famed designer Charlotte Perriand designed this wonderfully simple and elegant home. A modern home designed well before its time. Take a look inside this … Continue reading

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YOUR ESSENTIAL BASTILLE DAY PLAYLIST: FEATURING FAVORITE FRENCH MUSICIANS FROM PHOENIX TO DAFT PUNK AND EDITH PIAF TO M83

1. Daft Punk – Get Lucky 2. Phoenix – Too Young 3. Sebastien Tellier – L’amour naissant 4. Justice – D.A.N.C.E 5. M83 – Midnight City 6. Fred Falke – 808pm At the Beach 7. Nouvelle Vague – I Melt With … Continue reading

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A NEW TAKE ON FASHION AND PHOTOGRAPHY WITH THE LADIES BEHIND EDTN-NY

By: Victoria Clark Those who know me know that I do love me some Instagram. However, 90% of the time I am not even looking at my own feed, but rather perusing for any cool new brands, artists, and creative … Continue reading

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SURF AND SKATE ON PADDLE 8

The best and most beautiful thing about art is that it can bring beauty to some of the most common and overlooked places, spaces, people, and things. Unfortunately, the most coveted pieces are usually extremely hard to come by, especially … Continue reading

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ROGAN GREGORY, ON THE FORM OF THINGS

By: Joseph Licata Now you may know this man, Rogan Gregory, as the creative director behind the birth of fashion brand Edun, or possibly through his namesake brand Rogan – remember those amazing basics? –  or even the organic and … Continue reading

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STUDIO VISIT: ARTIST SARAH REYNOLDS

  By: Joseph Licata Guided by her materials, through a process that seemingly has no end goal, Sarah Reynolds works in a space that is founded in materialism rather than conceptualism. Pushing the boundaries of what materials can become, Reynolds … Continue reading

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NOVA PLANET: PROVING THE FRENCH KNOW MUSIC AND THE ARTS

When we think of France we usually think of it as the center of the fashion, art, and culinary world; however, what most people may not realize is that the French have been just as influential in the music scene as in other … Continue reading

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JEAN-PHILIPPE PITER’S PURE

Jean-Philippe Piter was born in Dakar in 1968. At the age of 16 Jean-Philippe left Sénégal and moved to France to study photography. After completing his studies Jean-Philippe served as an assistant to some of the biggest names in the … Continue reading

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PAUL MCCARTHY X THE SKATEROOM DESIGN SKATEBOARDS TO BENEFIT SKATEISTAN, AVAILABLE AT THE MOMA

By: Joseph Licata Artist Paul McCarthy, who’s fearless and ruthless commentary on Western culture couples nicely with his latest collaborator, The Skateroom, as they leverage a medium that itself is an icon of subversive culture. McCarthy choose 10 of his … Continue reading

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SERENA MITNIK-MILLER TALKS ART AND INSPIRATION

Serena Mitnik-Miller’s current solo exhibition S W I R L, at the Joshua Liner Gallery in New York City, is series of wonderfully executed watercolors on paper that are both light and breezy, the works reflecting the Californian’s vibe, importing … Continue reading

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DAILY INSPIRATION: SARAH REYNOLDS

Our good friend Sarah Reynolds is a fine artist based in Brooklyn, New York, with a passion for large-scale charcoal drawings and sculptures. Her signature aesthetic is focused on her desire to push her choice medium, charcoal, beyond its boundaries. She allows … Continue reading

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YOUR HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: FOR THE NAUGHTY AND THE NICE

It’s officially the holidays. And to hopefully make your life a bit easier we’ve pulled together a few of our favorite things for the man, woman, gear junkie or art lover in your life. No matter who’s on your naughty … Continue reading

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DANIEL FULLER // MEDITATION ON BLUE

Inspired by the tradition of theatrical pictorial innovation present in the landscape and seascape photography of Ansel Adams, Hiroshi Sugimoto, and Andreas Gursky – Fuller has positioned his photographic practice against the notion of the decisive moment and instead creates … Continue reading