Archive for Folk

I Knew Jack O’Neill – A Tribute

I Knew Jack O’Neill // Screen writing Jack O’Neill created the wetsuit – a barrier to the cold. That barrier was a doorway that opened up new new places. Stretching the realms of possibility. Taking us with him. Thinking: What if? Why not? Let’s go!…

Continue reading →

Ripple Effect: Moog

  Moog // Screen writing Bob Moog was a musical maverick and inventor of the ground breaking modular synthesiser – the Moog. Working with some of the most influential names in music, he created created a seismic shift in the sonic landscape building an instrument that…

Continue reading →

Ripple Effect: Juxtapoz

Juxtapoz // Screen writing Blending the essences of punk rock, psychedelics, hot rod culture and pulp comics, fine artist Robert Williams founded the “Low Brow” art movement, kick starting a creative revolution. (If you’re unfamiliar with Robert’s work, check it out HERE, the detail, backstory…

Continue reading →

Ripple Effect: Wired

In 1993 Louis Rossetto and Jane Metcalfe launched WIRED, a magazine that would go on to become the mouthpiece of the digital revolution, fusing art design and technology to spearhead the charge into a brave new World Wide Web. Today WIRED is read by some…

Continue reading →

Huck: Scotland’s North Shore

  You have to be made of sturdy stock to surf Scotland’s North Shore but those who went in first are the hardiest of them all. This is the story of those cold water pioneers by Chris Nelson for Huck Magazine. Extract below. ‘There are…

Continue reading →

Ripple Effect: Bob Hurley

Hurley – from backyard shaper to multi-million dollar brand // Screen writing. We were stoked to be commissioned to tell Bob Hurley’s inspiring story – one of the nine episodes we penned for the award winning series The Ripple Effect a Red Bull TV x…

Continue reading →

Taro Tamai – Life on a Leeward Slope

Words: Chris Nelson  // Images: Richie Hopson  Taro Tamai steals a glance out of his kitchen window, away to the east. The large wooden frame is filled by the towering presence of Mount Yotei, the snowcapped volcanic cone that dominates the Niseko area of Hokkaido. For a few…

Continue reading →

The Adjusters

Words: Chris Nelson Image: Demi Taylor Portugal, 2002 The voice is rich, well spoken – expat with southern Africa lilt. “So there I was, naked, and I turned around to see this Portuguese guy running off with my mini-malibu under his arm. So I grabbed my…

Continue reading →

Martin Jackson – Adventures in Lo-Fi

Images: Martin Jackson // Scroll below for image details – the names are almost as awesome as the watercraft themselves! Martin Jackson has the kind of stoke for waveriding that is infectious to be around. In a culture where creativity is increasingly funnelled down an…

Continue reading →

FOLK // Chris Dorning

Chris Dorning is an artist, doer and maker in demand. Fired by the mantra ‘Iron Will and Necessary Skill’ Chris is a collaborator and creative force majure so we were super stoked to hear about the launch of MAKEMAKE his creative workwear brand. We caught up with…

Continue reading →

Page 1 of 2 1 2