I was driving down the beach road last week and wondering why I stop to check some shops but drive right by others. I think that if you don't have any local knowledge, the shops logo speaks volumes about how dialed in a shop might be.
My favorites are OBBC in Nags Head and Hatteras Island Boardsports in Avon. Both use the Hatteras lighthouse in their logo, one is more abstract than the other, and both owners are pretty dialed in.
Favorite brand logo is Christenson with the skull logo.
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Thread: Best Surf Shop & Brand Logo
Jan 30, 2013, 01:36 PM #1Senior Member
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Best Surf Shop & Brand Logo
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Takayama had a sweet logo. I like Mandala and Von Sol's too, a little busy perhaps. The WRV dolphin wave is pretty recognizable. But, the one logo that typifies surfing for me and still looks as current and as contemporary as when it was introduced: The G&S red n black banner. As classic as a pack of Marlboro Reds and just as unlikely to change. Simple, distinct and gets the point across.
Jan 30, 2013, 08:04 PM #4
Will Allison, a local Wilmington shaper, has a pretty solid logo for his classic boards. Check it:
Jan 30, 2013, 03:52 PM #5
Christenson is good. Really stands out and doesnt try to be pretty and cute. Makes great boards as well.
Jan 30, 2013, 04:06 PM #6
Physix, best logo evah.
Jan 30, 2013, 05:48 PM #7
Its a tie. Either Birdie from Birdwell Beach Britches or 'the dude' from Kanvas by Katin.
Warm Winds surf shop. Nothing tops the wave report: 401-789-7020
Jan 30, 2013, 06:47 PM #8
surf shops, wrv son!
Brands- I like the roxy heart. I mean, OMG it's, like, two quiksilver's together, so, like, he he, I rip twice as hard.
LEE I thought you were gone bro! When you left, I pretty much stopped posting too. Why didn't you tell me you were back?
This feels like when I was little and I would beg my older brother to play hide and seek with me. He would finally give in and tell me to go hide and then remain on the couch watching tv. You would think I would have caught on but I really just thought my hiding spot was that good...