- Alai [əˈlaɪ] means happy, cheerful in Basque.
Stories and handmade goods connected to surfing and our love of the sea.
Airbrush paint. Acrylic on canvas. 80 x 40 cm
“My local surf spot Wijk aan Zee (The Netherlands), is near blast furnaces and it’s probably one of the most air-polluted areas in the country. Industry with its cranes, pipes and smokes. It’s like a jungle. It’s reality, but it does have its romance as well", Donald van Os.
Scenes of endless fun in paradise
When you surf the waters of the North Sea, you’re surfing under rough conditions with strong wind and cold water while daydreaming about sunny days and warmer temperatures. Bringing this vision to reality, Donald van Os, started creating scales of little exotic paradises any surfer dreams of.