Meet the Brewmaster Behind the 1990s Skateboarding Inspired Beer Label Big Brauther

ILLUMINATED PAPER gets an interview and home brewery tour with graphic designer and skateboard industry insider Axel Bourg.

Step into the Dark Fantasy of Skateboard-inspired Graphic Artist Martin Ander

ILLUMINATED PAPER interviews graphic artist Martin Ander about his creative process at the launch of graphic anthology book "Ouff!"
Cover of New Skateboard History Book ‘The Next Wave’ by next-generation skateboard writer Daniel Fedkenheuer.

Meet the Writer Behind the New Skateboard History Book ‘The Next Wave’

ILLUMINATED PAPER speaks to next-generation skateboard writer Daniel Fedkenheuer about chronicling skateboard history from 1999 until 2020 and the realities of working as a skateboard journalist in today’s digital-first media landscape.

Meet the Skateboarders Behind the 1990s Throwback Instagram Account ‘Latte Alter’

ILLUMINATED Paper talks all things 1990s German skateboarding with master of 1990s flashbacks Ingo Dreckmann.

Inside the Skate Music Radio Show Every Skateboarder Should Listen to

Music plus skateboarding equals magic. Interview with skateboarder and radio producer Gianluca Quagliano, the mastermind behind NTS Live’s SKATE MUZIK radio show.
Header Image for Made For Skate Skateboard Sneakers Quiz

Test Your Skateboard Sneaker Knowledge in the Made For Skate Anniversary Quiz

It’s here! After a bit of a wait, customers in the United States can now purchase the 10-Year-Anniversary edition of Made For Skate: The...

30 Years Of Signature Skateboarding Shoes: Celebrating With 30 Iconic Pro Skate Sneakers

Signature skateboarding shoes are turning 30! Time to celebrate with a look at 30 iconic pro-endorsed skate sneakers, from 1989's Natas Kaupas today's Nike SB Nyjah Huston.

How Artist Marcos Cabrera was Tapped by Vans to Create Portraits of Skateboard Icons...

Barcelona-based artist reveals the inspiration behind his powerful portraits of skateboard all stars.

Skateboard-Inspired Artist Nervous Nils Wants to Cover the Entire World with Stickers

ILLUMINATED PAPER catches up with the world-traveling sticker artist and learns how to craft the perfect street art stickers from pro materials.

Inside the Skateboarding Hall of Fame and Museum in Simi Valley

ILLUMINATED PAPER talks to Skateboarding Hall of Fame founder Todd Huber about skateboarding history and memory culture.