Some consider skateboarding to be practically a crime; others, an art form. Among the latter is Art of Board, a lifestyle brand that captures the soul of the sport by recycling skateboard decks into tiles. But since there's a finite supply of castoffs-and a limit to their applications-the label teamed with Imagine Tile to extend its streetwise spirit to ceramic. Digital images of boards are screenprinted on the glaze of the wall tiles, a process that immortalizes every scratch and gouge and thus makes them durable enough for commercial spaces. The 3-by-6-inch tiles are offered in 24 ramped-up graphic patterns. Gnarly, dude. 800-680-8453; imaginetile.com.
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