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Detached Skate Art

The 7 Skate Deck Totem by Pale Horse Design Adds Tribal Value to Skating

— May 20, 2011 — Lifestyle
The 7 Skate Deck Totem from Pale Horse brilliantly captures a unique set of tribal figures. If you’re into art, skateboarding or enlightened themes, you’ll really love this series.

The totem pole installation was created for the Splinters & Papercuts exhibit hosted at the Pale Horse studio space. Pale Horse is the design studio illustrator and captured seven skate deck totems in a sequential connected art series. The series consists of Indians, owls and gurus and is designed with vibrant colors and much detail. Instead of having each figure placed separately on the skateboards, Pale Horse decided to have the designs overrun one another in a vertical sequence.

Pale Horse’s detached skate art with various totems can add a tribal artistic spirit to the skater experience.
Trend Themes
1. Tribal Skate Art - Skateboard companies can collaborate with indigenous artists to create skateboard designs that showcase unique tribal cultures.
2. Connected Art Series - Artists can create a series of connected designs that break the traditional format of individual skateboard designs.
3. Vertical Sequencing - Skateboard companies can experiment with vertical sequencing of designs on their products to create unique and trending designs.
Industry Implications
1. Skateboard Industry - Skateboard companies can team up with artists to produce skateboard designs that can bring in new customers.
2. Art Industry - Artists can explore new mediums, like skateboard decks to showcase their talent and gain new followers.
3. Indigenous Art Industry - Indigenous artists can collaborate with skateboard companies to share their culture and art with a larger audience.
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