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Cruising ahead – Contemporary Surf Art

Surf art is producing its own genre in contemporary surf art and forging recognition in the field. Some wonderful artists inspired by the waves include this brilliant bunch . . . The famous American graphic artist Jon Van Hamersveld has turned to surf as a subject and it’s possibly no surprise due to his childhood in California and the surf culture that accompanies this lifestyle. He mixes fantasy art and design with a graphic illustrator…

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5 Unusual Homes by the Sea

People have chosen to live by water for thousands of years, and nowadays this can mean in house boats or luxury beach side apartments, and this week our blog focuses on unusual homes by the sea. Our Top 5 Unusual Homes by the Sea 1. The Floating Home by the Sea This example of a floating house was designed by Singapore-based architect Myitr Malcew for a company specialising in floating buildings. It’s built on top…

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This Week In Waves: North Shore Dreams

The Blue Rapture Team have just got back from holiday to Oahu, Hawaii and whilst having an amazing time surfing, playing in the sun and eat a tone of Shave Ice they managed to snap a load of great shots too! The North Shore has to be one of our most favourite places in the world with its laid back vibes, beautiful beaches and some seriously cool surf spots too – even if you are a beginner…

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Surf inspired interior design ideas

This week as the nights draw in and the clocks have gone back, we’ve been thinking about interior design ideas to brighten up our homes and felt inspired by the palm tree. The palm tree’s tropical evergreen features are synonymous with beach and surf scenes, and on looking at surf inspired interiors we stumbled across this look and loved its fresh green colour scheme sat alongside wicker, wood and chrome accents. We are also a huge fan…

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Abstract Surf Art

The world of surf, sea and sand makes for a wonderful wealth of opportunity to create inspired pieces of art, check out a few finds from our travels this week… Abstract Surf Art by Tim Bessell Tim Bessell is most well-known for his fantastically shaped and decorated boards, while it’s undoubtable that his surfing experience and craftsmanship has created some of the best custom surfboards in the world. It’s also said that world class and…

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