The why of design: a 2021 Polestar Design Contest wrap-up
People compete for different reasons.
Some do it for the prizes. Some do it for the glory. Some do it to test themselves in the crucible of competition, going against their fellow participants and their own self-imposed limitations to see what they’re truly capable of. And some have completely different reasons altogether.
See why 2021 Polestar Design Contest winners Mingwei Liu, David Vultaggio, and honourable mention Kristian Talvitie competed, and why they entered the world of design in the first place, above.
Shredding surfboards to make sustainable skateboards
In the past decades, skateboarding has moved from the fringes of society to the TV screen, from subculture to the Olympic games. With that type of trajectory, we wondered what the next step for skateboarding might be. So, we travelled to the birthplace of skateboarding to find out. Surf and skateboard manufacturer Shred MFG tells a story of passion, craftsmanship, and a greener future for the boarding community.