Hang Ten! Alexander Wang’s Surfboard Cage Installation

July 31, 2014 • Designers, Fashion Blog

Alexander Wang's Surfboard Cage Installation

Surfboard. Surfboard.

Designer Alexander Wang is launching his latest Cage installation at his SoHo flagship store. The installation includes five printed marble surfboards, exclusively created by leading Australian surfboard brand Haydenshapes.

Typical for Wang’s aesthetic, the marble boards are suspended from the cage wall, while a monolithic, large black wave sculpted from black sand looms occupies the space. The installation came from the idea of developing a high-end surfboard as a visual art piece for the Cage, while maintaining a superior level of change, production and authenticity.

The marble artwork was co-developed by Wang and Haydenshapes for this limited series. Haydenshapes founder, Hayden Cox, personally crafted each limited edition surfboard by hand for the installation. Photographs of unique marble slabs were digitally printed onto silk, then onto the boards, to create original designs for the Cage. The surfboards are the award winning Haydenshapes Hypto Krypto model, which was recently awarded ‘Surfboard of the Year’ by the .

For further details, visit the studio site at alexanderwang.com/studio.

– Jaleesa Key

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