Kingbrown is a super limited edition periodical, it’s halfway between a book, a magazine and an art zine. Each issue is handcrafted, delivered inside a silk screened brown bag which is designed and curated by some of the world’s leading innovators of photography, illustration and urban and skateboard art and design.
Inside Kingbrown you will find checkout and interviews of some of the most talented people involved in skate/art, there is nothing better to be inspired and connected to the subcultures we love most.
Top quality print, every page is a collectable item.
If you were wondering like me… here we have some answers: while Tony Hawk was stopping with some friends in Milan for a memorable session with us, Giorgio was going to his ramp to refresh some tricks. Switch mctwist.
He just sent in this clip and informed us that he will spend some more time in California and this coming weekend he will skate at a demo organized by Vans for the Metallica’s Orion Fest in Detroit. If you are around you know what’s the plan for the weekend!
Last week we had the pleasure to host a terrific session in the bastard bowl. Chris Gregson and Mason Merlino with Joey Martin, sales manager at Unheard, shred all the well-know spots from Varazze to Milano. Obviously they swung by the bastard bowl for a night session with Jacopo Carozzi, Aref Koushesh and Ivan Federico.
It all started with an idea particularly innovative system of short pants with a Velcro waist closure called EZ-IN, EZ-OUT – hence the ‘Z at the end of the name Jimmy – sold on the beaches of Malibu from the trunk of a Buick Woody.
Skaters, surfers, artists and musicians such as Steve Olson, Dave Hackett, Christian Hosoi, Steve Caballero, Tommy Guerrero, Eric Dressen, Natas Kaupas, Sergie Ventura, Dave Duncan, Scott Oster, Vince Klyn, J. Riddle, Jack Nicholson, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Ry Cooder and Phillip Dixon have contributed to the success of the brand and many of them continue to do so today. If you missed the 80s and the 90s or you were simply distracted, take a look at the online portfolio and read the interview with Jimmy on Opening Ceremony to understand what we’re talking about.
“I think the highest artistic expression is made up of ideas and states of mind, not only objects” – JIMMY GANZER