skate http://design.org/tags/skate en Handcrafted Skateboard Script by Simon Ålander http://design.org/blog/handcrafted-skateboard-script-simon-%C3%A5lander <p><a href="http://www.coffeemademedoit.com/work/" target="Simon Ålander">Simon Ålander</a> had a black skateboard lying around and decided he needed to do something about it. The Swedish designer has a talent for hand-lettering and enjoys using a combination of analog and digital techniques to create his <A href="http://design.org/typography" target="typographic">typographic designs</a>. He knew lettering was the answer, and his New York hand-drawn script combines skate culture with contrasting letterforms and flourishes. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="413" title="Design, SimonAlander, lettering" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/07/simonalander_01.jpg?1331124484" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, SimonAlander, lettering" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/07/simonalander_00.jpg?1331124573" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, SimonAlander, lettering" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/07/simonalander_02.jpg?1331124573" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, SimonAlander, lettering" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/07/simonalander_06.jpg?1331124573" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, SimonAlander, lettering" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/07/simonalander_03.jpg?1331124573" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, SimonAlander, lettering" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/07/simonalander_04.jpg?1331124573" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, SimonAlander, lettering" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/07/simonalander_05.jpg?1331124573" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, SimonAlander, lettering" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/07/simonalander_07.jpg?1331124573" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/handcrafted-skateboard-script-simon-%C3%A5lander" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/handcrafted-skateboard-script-simon-%C3%A5lander#comments design hand-lettering newyork skate typography Wed, 07 Mar 2012 06:11:23 +0000 jessicapatterson 4141 at http://design.org Flowboard: Innovative 14 Wheel Skateboard http://design.org/blog/flowboard-innovative-14-wheel-skateboard <p><img src="http://www.design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2010/07/28/flowboard.jpg" alt="Skateboard Design - Flowboard" title="" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="635" height="400" alt="Skateboard Design - Flowboard" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2010/07/28/flowboard.jpg?1280341438" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/flowboard-innovative-14-wheel-skateboard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/flowboard-innovative-14-wheel-skateboard#comments design skate sports Wed, 28 Jul 2010 18:34:50 +0000 benleivian 2212 at http://design.org