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An Experimental Approach To Surf Board Construction

Daniel Arsham, Hayden Cox, and Stampd collaborate on ‘Wave Relic.’

Words by Jack Mutschler

New York-based artist Daniel Arsham has teamed up with the surfboard behemoth Haydenshapes and contemporary menswear brand Stampd to deliver a unique collection of products. The release presents a limited line of surfboards alongside a clothing capsule.

The “crystalized” surfboard by Arsham and Hayden Cox features quartz and selenite detailing, giving the appearance it’s decaying from the inside. Cox said, “To achieve what we wanted visually and still make it surf-able, we more or less built it in reverse and developed new processes that were very specific to this project.”

The collection releases on April 30th, and a film starring Steph Gilmore and Craig Anderson is in the works. You can register for the launch on the Haydenshapes site here.

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