A place of inspiration, where our love of art, skateboarding and social change weave together through the medium of storytelling.

Lisa and Tim during the construction of La Rampa’s skatepark in Peru (2021) Credit: Jesús Rengifo Saldaña

Planting Seeds with the Concrete Jungle Foundation

Concrete Jungle Foundation’s work aims to empower communities across the world through the medium of skateboarding. One of the things CJF does is to build skateparks and provide on-site training in the field of skatepark construction. We sat down with Construction and Outreach Manager Lisa Jacob, as well as Programmes Director Tim van Asdonck to learn more about this inspiring organization and the action-focused approach which drives it.

September 22, 2023
SATI non profit organization with group of children with skateboards

Introducing Sati Foundation — The Mindful Agent of Change for Thailand’s At-Risk Youth

Sakson Rouypirom started Sati Foundation, motivated not by ideas but by people. His passionate need to understand human problems on a deeper, more data-driven level, has been providing local Thai youth with long-lasting and impactful solutions for an entire decade.

September 15, 2023

Seeking to Express the Inexpressible — In Conversation With Korakrit ARUNANONDCHAI

In a conversation with THE SKATEROOM, Korakrit paints some of those stories and reveals the thought processes behind a few of his most innovative concepts. Read on to discover more about the thought-provoking artist and celebrate the launch of our limited collection in partnership with the Kukje Gallery and in support of the Sati Foundation.

September 10, 2023
artist KORAKRIT ARUNANONDCHAIg sitting in art installation room

Playing With Fire for Social Change — Korakrit ARUNANONDCHAI

Visual artist Korakrit ARUNANONDCHAI has designed a collection of skateboard editions made in collaboration with THE SKATEROOM. The project launches in partnership with the Kukje Gallery during Frieze Seoul 2023.

September 5, 2023
Artist JEFF KOONS MEET with THESKATEROOM team on popeye skateboard art edition

Staff Picks with Fabian Jean Villanueva — Honesty, Transparency & Love

Fabian Jean Villanueva works as the bridge between THE SKATEROOM and the artists we collaborate with. As an art lover and believer in the power of authentic human connection, he nourishes long-term relationships based on trust, friendship and a shared vision.

August 29, 2023
Influencer SI.LEN.CIO portait in her living room showcasing her interior design statement pieces

At Home with SI.LEN.CIO – 6 Questions on Skate Art, Design and Interior Inspiration

The Swiss home of art & interior tastemaker Camille (@si.len.cio) is a warm, sunbathed space full of unique yet complimenting styles, music, books and the beautiful mixture between old and new. It is also home to one of THE SKATEROOM’s classic editions – the Jean-Michel BASQUIAT “Trumpet” triptych.

August 21, 2023
blogger yunji woman reading book in beautiful interior design room with Jean-Michel BASQUIAT skateboard hung on background wall

At Home With Yunji — 7 Questions on Skate Art, Interior Design and Expressing Creativity

Furniture and interior blogger Yunji (@yunji_yi) is no stranger to colorful designs, bold patterns and – above all – beautifully curated aesthetics. It is no wonder that THE SKATEROOM editions go so seamlessly with the creatively conceptualized spaces of her Korean home.

August 7, 2023
Girl with skateboard helmet posing for a portrait outside

Strategies for Change – A Guide to THE SKATEROOM’s Social Impact

Social change is the driving force behind all of THE SKATEROOM’s practices. We bring consistent, tangible impact to global communities worldwide through skateboarding – a medium we know and love best. These are not just empty promises but concrete actions, rooted in careful strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation. 

July 26, 2023
Young man Joshan skateboarding in skate pack of Kovalam India

Shifting narratives in Indian society, one skateboard at a time – introducing Kovalam Skate Club

In a small South Indian village, the local youth are reaching for the stars every day, driven by passion, resilience and – skateboards. Kovalam Skate Club is a community led organization promoting education, gender equality and personal development through skateboarding. 

July 18, 2023
a skateboard print of Trumpet by Jean-Michel BASQUIAT hanging in well deigned living room

Top Skateboard Art Editions to Compliment Your Japandi Interior

Deriving – as the name cleverly suggests – from both Japan and Scandinavia, the popular interior-design style fuses together the concepts of East and West into one wonderfully calming aesthetic.

July 17, 2023
The Harold Hunter Foundation in New-York -brownsville HHF

Providing a North with the Harold Hunter Foundation

Harold Hunter Foundation is a grassroots organization providing support, opportunity and advocacy for New York City’s skateboarders. Off the back of the annual Harold Hunter Day, we caught up with Ray Mendez – the foundation’s Creative Director and a life-long friend of the Hunter family.

July 12, 2023
artist jules de balincort limited edition art skateboards hanging on wall surrounded by plants

Vibrant skateboard editions for a summer interior

Summer is officially upon us and what better way to celebrate than through bringing some sun and color into your interiors. For this reason, we have curated a selection of four skateboard art editions to brighten up your home.

July 10, 2023
Jean Michel BASQUIAT Untitled (Angel) painting displayed at Fondation Beyeler in Switzerland

Understanding the Modena Paintings

The Modena Paintings by Jean-Michel Basquiat remain stand-out works amongst the legendary artist’s oeuvre. They are not only fascinating from a technical standpoint, but also due to their rich history.

July 5, 2023
Diverse skateboarding: Queer girl breaking stereotypes and learning to skate

We value Art, We value Skate, We value Queer Empowerment

In celebration of Pride Month, we want to shine a light on the queer skate community and support an organization whose work towards LGBTQIA+ inclusion and visibility continues to inspire, educate and bring a tangible impact.

June 27, 2023
Artist's hand featuring John Yuyi holding skateboard against picturesque NY skyline.

The Art of Solitude – In Conversation with John YUYI

Multi-hyphenate artist JOHN Yuyi releases a brand new collaboration with THE SKATEROOM, in support of Kovalam Skate Club. Discover the limited collection here.

June 20, 2023
Basquiat skateboard print showcased on an elegant wall, blending counter culture, modern art, and interior design

The Forgotten City of Jean-Michel BASQUIAT – Rediscovering the Modena Paintings

THE SKATEROOM brings back BASQUIAT’s rarest works in a brand new skateboard art deck collection, in partnership with Fondation Beyeler.

June 12, 2023
Collectible skateboard adorned with distinctive Keith Haring artwork: a true expression of creativity and style.

Special Drop – Dissolving Barriers in Art and Society with Keith HARING

In tandem with the ongoing Keith HARING: Art is for Everybody exhibition, THE SKATEROOM has teamed up with The Broad to produce a special box set of four skateboard art editions, featuring some of the most renowned works by the groundbreaking artist.

June 5, 2023

Encapsulating skate culture – In conversation with Ed TEMPLETON

THE SKATEROOM is proud to reveal Ed Templeton’s limited collection of hand-signed skateboard art editions, marking our first collaboration with the prolific artist.

June 2, 2023
Andy Warhol - Self-Portraits - unique editions

Up close and personal with Andy WARHOL – The artist’s self-portraits reimagined

For almost a decade, THE SKATEROOM has been working closely with The Andy Warhol Foundation, upholding the artist’s timeless legacy and channeling it into iconic skate art decks. This time we are proud to present a truly special result of our cooperation – the first limited collection of 100 Self-Portraits editions, in partnership with The Brant Foundation.

May 19, 2023
John Yuyi - limited edition all you see is me - New York background

JOHN Yuyi – Lasting impact in a temporary world

Multi-hyphenate artist JOHN Yuyi releases a brand new collaboration with THE SKATEROOM, in support of Kovalam Skate Club. Discover the limited collection here.

May 18, 2023

Huntington Beach to Brussels – Ed TEMPLETON visits THE SKATEROOM

The legendary pro-skater and artist Ed TEMPLETON visited THE SKATEROOM GALLERY in Brussels last month to celebrate the release of our highly-anticipated collaboration and to personally sign the brand new editions. 

May 10, 2023
Ed Templeton Hand-signed Collection

Connecting wires with Ed TEMPLETON in brand new limited hand-signed collection

THE SKATEROOM is proud to reveal Ed Templeton’s limited collection of hand-signed skateboard art editions, marking our first collaboration with the prolific artist.

April 20, 2023
Claudia COMTE Limited hand-signed artworks on the wall

Skate, design and social change – introducing Claudia COMTE’s bespoke collection with USM and THE SKATEROOM

Renowned Swiss artist Claudia COMTE explores the flowing rhythm of structures and biomorphic forms in a first-of-its-kind collaboration between design icon USM and THE SKATEROOM.

April 17, 2023
Ed Templeton - THE SKATEROOM Gallery invite

You’re invited! Ed TEMPLETON at THE SKATEROOM Gallery

Join us for the unveiling of Ed TEMPLETON’S limited collection on April 19th at THE SKATEROOM GALLERY in Brussels.

April 13, 2023
MAK2 - Home Sweet Home - Rose pool skateboard triptych

Stop and smell the flowers. MAK2’s limited skateboard art collection – JUST DROPPED

MAK2 and THE SKATEROOM collaborate for the first time, releasing one limited edition (100 of each) as well as two original painted triptych artworks, inspired by the artist’s incredible Home Sweet Home series.

March 30, 2023
Wayne Thiebaud Limited Skateboard Art Editions

Mouthwatering & socially-engaged! Wayne THIEBAUD’s skateboard art collection is a bittersweet nostalgia for Americana culture.

THE SKATEROOM, is proud to present the limited edition Wayne THIEBAUD collection, produced in partnership with the Fondation Beyeler and Acquavella Galleries, in aid of Concrete Jungle Foundation’s EduSkate programs around the world.

January 30, 2023
Nestor Judkins podcast

A conversation with Nestor Judkins, professional skateboarder & founder of Salad Days

As our collaboration with Henry TAYLOR commits 10% of revenue to Salad Days of Skateboarding’s Pakistan skatepark build, we speak with its founder and pro skater Nestor Judkins.

January 10, 2023

Becoming the change in 2022!

2022 was our biggest year yet. One incredible collaboration after the next. We want to thank all our partners, and you, our community, for becoming the change this year.

December 19, 2022

Woah. We really went overboard in 2022 – reliving our year in collaborations

Actually, looking back, we are a little shocked by how many new collaborations there were in 2022. Some of the most exciting emerging artists, and a selection of world-renowned legends, joined THE SKATEROOM’s mission to create social change this year. Here’s what you might have missed.

December 13, 2022

This is a call to action! What happened at Impact Week, EVPA.

At EVPA earlier this month, our Founder, Charles-Antoine Bodson, took the stage alongside Concrete Jungle Foundation’s Clement Taquet, and Tom Critchley, PhD who wrote a thesis about the social impact of skateboarding, to tell a story. A story of art, skate and social change.

December 11, 2022
Gregor Hildebrandt - skateboard art

The Gregor HILDEBRANDT Collection has dropped.

Gregor HILDEBRANDT releases 10 unique music-inspired skateboard artworks, plus limited edition collection, with THE SKATEROOM.

December 6, 2022
Campaign SALE the skateroom

10% for you. 10% for change.

From now until 15th December we will be giving 10% off to you, in addition to that 10% for change.

November 22, 2022
The Invincible Summer

You can now watch ‘The Invincible Summer’ documentary online!

A mobile skatepark in Athens, a group of young people teaching refugee children to skate, a camera following their journey. A political, sensitive, redeeming short documentary that talks about the small utopias forming in the heart of contemporary societies in turmoil.

November 20, 2022

Celebrating Henry Taylor: B Side with new limited skateboard editions with MOCA.

In the artist’s inaugural collaboration with THE SKATEROOM, three limited skateboard editions (a solo, triptych and pentaptych) are being released to raise support for Skateboarding Pakistan’s construction of the country’s first skatepark. The collection is released on November 6th in tandem with MOCA’s Henry Taylor: B Side show, the most extensive museum presentation of Henry Taylor’s work to date.

November 14, 2022
Cuba Skate

The World’s First Recycled Plastic Skatepark by Cuba Skate

Our recent Edward HOPPER collection proudly raised sponsorship for the incredible work of Cuba Skate, a social-skate NGO from Havana. Their latest initiative, an all-recycled plastic skatepark, is beginning. We had to know more.

November 8, 2022
Edward Hopper - Manhattan bridge

Taking New York with Edward HOPPER Collection with Whitney Museum & ARS

The inaugural Edward HOPPER skateboard collection features three open editions featuring City Roofs, Early Sunday Morning and Manhattan Bridge – showing the Big Apple from the perspective of America’s legendary realist artist.

October 19, 2022
Keith HARING - Artworks - THE SKATEROOM 2022

The legend that is Keith HARING returns for most iconic skateboard art collection to date

The 2022 Keith Haring Collection by THE SKATEROOM comprises seven new artworks on skateboards – three triptychs and four solos – released 22nd September.

September 22, 2022
Jules de Balincourt limited edition home decor new arrivals

The jungles of Jules DE BALINCOURT come to life in THE SKATEROOM’s latest collection.

After 8th September’s launch at THE SKATEROOM Gallery (Brussels, BE), today Jules de Balincourt’s first collection with THE SKATEROOM is live on our website.

September 12, 2022
Jules De Balincourt - THE SKATEROOM

You’re invited! Jules DE BALINCOURT at THE SKATEROOM Gallery

Brussels Gallery Weekend, 8-12 September, is one of the hottest dates on the Belgian art calendar. For THE SKATEROOM, it’s time to go big or go home – which is the same thing in this case, ‘cus Brussels is our home…

August 16, 2022

Celebrating 77 years of iconoclastic genius, with artist Paul McCARTHY

From giant inflatable buttplugs to tearing Trump a new one, it’s been a wild ride since we hooked up with Paul McCARTHY back in 2016. Here’s to many more years to come!

August 4, 2022
Le Retour - Rene MAGRITTE Skateboard Art

Summer Survival Kit: Editions to let the light into your home

So it’s summer, you’re throwing a BBQ, somebody’s brought a friend you don’t really know. On the way to the kitchen, you pass each other and, disaster(!), you have to make small talk. If only you had a conversation-worthy skateboard art edition hanging in your home. Well, we’ve collected together a few of our hotter hangers to save your soiree, just in time.

August 2, 2022
Concrete Jungle Foundation - CJF

Why just building skateparks isn’t enough! – THE SKATEROOM PODCAST 002

Concrete Jungle Foundation are experts in building skateboarding infrastructure all over the world. But they know that to really make lasting social change, you have to go further…

July 28, 2022
Skateistan A New Chapter

The wait is over. Our 2021 Activity Report has landed.

Every year THE SKATEROOM publishes an Activity Report. What is this fascinating thing? We hear you ask. How can I get my hands on it? We hear you cry. Well, we’re here to answer all those questions and more right now. And sorry to keep you waiting, we know you’ve been queuing for hours. 

July 12, 2022
The Invincible Summer

‘The Invincible Summer’ documentary premiere in Athens

‘The Invincible Summer’ – a deep dive into the work of Free Movement Skateboarding, an Athens-based NGO empowering migrant and local youth in Greece through skateboarding – will premiere on 12th July at Metaphor in Athens.

June 27, 2022
Free Movement Skateboarding

Does the world really need another podcast?

Episode One in the new THE SKATEROOM Podcast is here, featuring Will Ascott, Co-Founder of Free Movement Skateboarding.

June 16, 2022
Clown - Cindy SHERMAN triptych hand-signed

Cindy SHERMAN’s hand-signed skateboard editions – just dropped!

THE SKATEROOM drops a pair of skateboard triptych editions (50 hand-signed of each) depicting two of the photographic artist Cindy SHERMAN’s most legendary artworks, with 10% of all revenue going towards Free Movement Skateboarding in Greece.

June 8, 2022
Yoshitomo NARA - 2022 Collection

The second Yoshitomo NARA skateboard art collection is here!

It’s official! The Japanese artist best known for his powerful portraits with eyes that appear simultaneously sweet & sinister, has released four new editions in aid of the award-winning international NGO, Skateistan, under THE SKATEROOM’s social impact business model.

May 12, 2022
the skateroom art exhibition

We came. We saw. We shred.

Looking back on our Weekend of Art, Skate and Social Change – one thing is clear: you had to be there.

May 9, 2022
black women skateboarding south africa

Black women at the heart of South African skateboarding: ‘Island Gals’

Karabo MOOKI’s photo series documents the women of color pushing the new soul of skateboarding in South Africa

May 3, 2022

New Louise BOURGEOIS collection empowers women through skateboarding and art

Today marks the release of one of our most exciting collections to date: 4 limited-run skateboard art pieces (100 per edition) addressing themes of femininity and struggle, with 10% of all revenue supporting Skateistan’s empowerment and education of young girls all over the world.

April 12, 2022

YOU ARE INVITED! A weekend of ART, SKATE and SOCIAL CHANGE – April 27-29th in Brussels!

From April 27, THE SKATEROOM welcomes you to our Brussels HQ and GALLERY for an activation which will create lasting social change in Morocco, through skateboarding.

April 7, 2022
mazunte skate project Elliot

Manifesting Mazunte: Elliot Stone is empowering kids at Oaxaca’s new skatepark

Ever felt like you were floating through life? Like one moment all was clear, and the next you were drifting out to sea? Elliot did.

March 17, 2022
Streetwize B Corp

Knowledge born on the streets: StreetwiZe empowers street-dwelling children through a very unique business model

We at THE SKATEROOM are big fans of StreetwiZe. The work this Belgium-born, globally-operating, organization does to empower children on the streets through education is inspiring to say the least.

March 15, 2022
skateistan afghanistan mubaraka bamyan

Leaving Afghanistan: Three Women Starting New Lives after the Taliban

Over the eight years we’ve been funding Skateistan’s mission to educate young people around the world through skateboarding, a lot has changed. Immense growth, thousands of smiling faces, and even an Oscar-winning documentary. But no change has been so dramatic as the one that took place in August 2021, when Taliban forces seized control of Afghanistan once again. The Taliban is making the future of woman in Afghanistan uncertain. 

March 7, 2022

Meeting Jago Stock, the 19-year-old filmmaker documenting Jamaica’s flourishing skate scene.

His two older siblings were born in India, a country that he’s visited often, and he never travels without a deck – or his camera. In June 2021, his twin passions came together in the most intense trip of his life: a six week volunteer placement in Jamaica. Arriving at Kingston’s new Freedom Skatepark (a Concrete Jungle Foundation project which THE SKATEROOM funded back in 2020), Jago started teaching photography, skating and set about filming for what would become the sensational Freedom To Flourish documentary. Had he imagined what community he would find growing in the midst of a global pandemic? We wanted to find out.

March 3, 2022


THE SKATEROOM’s extremely-limited, hand-touched pieces – by ‘the most influential skateboarder of all time’ – is now LIVE!

February 24, 2022

How change happened in 2021

December 23, 2021
Robin Rhode Fragment Skateboards

Robin Rhode unveiling new artwork during Brussels Gallery Weekend

Three is the magic number. In this, our third collaboration with Rhode, we once again unite the artist with award-winning international organization Skateistan under THE SKATEROOM’s social entrepreneurship model. 10% of all revenue from this collection will go directly and without restriction to operations at the Johannesburg skatepark we helped build back in 2016.

August 26, 2021
Concrete Jungle Foundation in Jamaica - Skatepark

Sealing our Partnership with Concrete Jungle Foundation

We’re celebrating a new turn in our collaboration with Concrete Jungle Foundation NGO and sealing a new formal partnership to support their growth.

April 15, 2021
THE SKATEROOM Annual Report 2019

Annual Report 2019

November 9, 2020
THE SKATEROOM ChangeNOW Summit Paris Grand Palais

ChangeNOW 2020

January 29, 2020
THE SKATEROOM Art Skateboard Art for social Impact

Call for Projects: Belgium

January 28, 2020
THE SKATEROOM Art for Social Impact Decathlon Vision

Decathlon Vision 2030

January 24, 2020
THE SKATEROOM Vik Muniz Interview Art Skateboard

Interview with Vik Muniz

December 4, 2019