The Ultimate 2018 Holiday Gift Guide for the Special Skateboarder in Your Life

These skateboarder-approved gifts will spread the stoke among skaters on your gift list with plenty of online shopping options.

The True History of the OSIRIS D3 Skateboarding Shoe Featuring Footwear Designer Brian Reid

Amid speculation, rumors, and blatant copycats, ILLUMINATED PAPER gets the history behind one of the most polarizing shoes in the skate game. Featuring commentary from original shoe designer Brian Reid.

How I Built a Full-Fledged Home Gym in a Small Space for Under $600

This is how you put your workout regimen on a solid foundation right at home with all equipment entirely ordered online.

What’s fresh? Trend Check November 2018

ILLUMINATED PAPER's official IN & OUT List for a tongue-in-cheek look at all the new styles and trends that are popping off on the streets.

The Skateboard Fashion Journey of Tony Alva

How the legendary Dog Town skateboarder took skateboarding from sport to attitude-driven lifestyle.

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.

Streetwear Pioneers: The Story of Homeboy Loud Couture

How German skateboard clothing brand Homeboy created the blueprint for street-inspired apparel in the 1980s.

From Malibu to Global Phenomenon: The Story of 1980s Boardsports Apparel Brand Jimmy’Z

How surfer and conceptual artist Jimmy Ganzer turned a DIY-board shorts brand into a global lifestyle phenomenon.

The 5 Greatest Wu-Tang Clan Songs in Skateboard Videos

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of Enter the Wu-Tang, ILLUMINATED PAPER takes a look at the classic skateboard video parts that created a legacy.

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.

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