Carver 30″ Blue Ray – CX Complete
MODERNISM COLLECTION – EAMES SERIES
Charles and Ray Eames created some of the most iconic Modernist classics ever made, and they did their most groundbreaking work just a few blocks from the Carver design studio in Venice, CA. We believe that their experiments in bent wood are part of an untold history that led directly to innovations that years later produced the modern skateboard deck. They have been a huge inspiration to us and a standard bearer for our own aspirations, and this pair of boards is our homage to these design giants.
At the time Charles got much of the credit for their output, but Ray was actually the artist of the duo, integrating her painting and sculpture styles into textiles and furniture produced by their studio. For this series we combine the rounded rectangle reminiscent of their famous bent wood chairs with an original interpretation of one of Ray’s early paintings.
With a nearly symmetrical template,this softly rounded rectangle provides stylish and comfortable place to put your feet while you thread through the asphalt metropolis.
9 1/2″ wide
Front Truck – 6.5″ CX
Back Truck – 6.5″ C2
Griptape Style – Badge Die Cut
Stock Wheels – 69mm/78A Smoke Concaves
This is Carver’s hybrid surf and skate truck. On the one hand it’s a lightweight standard RKP (Reverse King Pin) hanger and base, on the other it has a patented geometry that squeezes every bit of turn and pump from the system. This means that you can pump this truck like a C7, but it lands airs and rides fakie with more stability as well. This opens up aerial maneuvers, and keys in with the latest progression of airs in surfing.