Stories

  • Get to know your dirty fabrics

    The fashion industry is a massive consumer and polluter of the world’s water. It’s a thirsty industry and its production has a major impact on the global water through the use of pesticides for growing fibre crops, the discharge of wastewater from dyeing and our laundry habits at home.
  • Her life aquatic

    It all started when she was 12. Sylvia Earle fell in love with the ocean. A legendary marine biologist and inspirational explorer who relentlessly dedicates her life to research the ocean and raise awareness of the threats of pollution and overfishing to the ocean ecosystems.
  • Dump your trashy lifestyle

    Consumerism has created a throwaway culture that is poisoning our planet. Plastics and disposable items have flooded our daily lives and the trash that we throw away doesn’t just disappear. It ends up somewhere.
  • “After a working day, going back to my shaping room felt like a bubble of oxygen”

    I met Josselin a couple of years ago on a surf trip to La Torche (Brittany). We were driving with the car when we passed by Rise Up Surf School that had an art exhibition sign outside. We decided to check it out and we saw that together with the artwork hanging on the walls some surfboards really got our attention.
  • Love to the Cantabrian Sea

    With the mind of an engineer and the heart of an artist, Kantauriko Olatua captures with her magical lens the waters and waves of the Bay of Biscay. Always connected to the sea, it was in 2013 when the tides of the Cantabrian Sea pulled Paula Odriozola aka Pauloski (the person behind Kantauriko Olatua) a bit further from the coast. 
  • Surfing on my mind

    Some people just have a positive vibe and carry a permanent smile with them. Nataša Lops, a young Dutch illustrator and visual artist, is one of these lucky souls. 
  • “It’s about following your dreams”

    Kepa Acero is not only a surfer, but he is also a traveller, an explorer and he has inspired many people all over the world.