france-based design studio boom-art teamed up with surf factory UWL to develop a series of limited-edition surfboards. combining modern sport with masterpieces of 17-19th centuries, the creators introduce us to elegant approach in contemporary design.

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the triumph of venus diptych by françois boucher

 

 

boom-art and UWL’s new collections feature classic works such as ‘the triumph of venus’ by françois boucher, ‘flowers’ by jan david de heen, and ‘discomedusae’ by ernst haeckel. each series is comprised of two or three surfboards composing one image together. 

boom-art & UWL combine classic art with modern sports in the new series of surfs designboom
flowers by jan david de heen

 

 

entirely handmade in france, the collection is limited to 10 boards per piece. each board is individually numbered and comes with its own carrying case and an authentic certificate of manufacture.


flowers by jan david de heen

 

boom-art & UWL combine classic art with modern sports in the new series of surfs designboom
discomedusae by ernst haeckel

 


discomedusae by ernst haeckel

 

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edited by: maria erman | designboom

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