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Staff Picks

Shaper Studios staff has hand selected the following surf accessories, surf clothing, surf apparel as their favorites for on and off the beach. Maybe you'll feel the same. What are your favorites?


The Craftsman Project (ft. Brent Ferris)

February 25, 2015

This is a short documentary about Brent Ferris and his life as a Craftsman. Brent is the owner of Good Times Barbershop in Imperial Beach, California, a small coastal town on the US-Mexico border, as well as a surfboard shaper (Old Harbor Surfboards) and avid surfer.  This is the first of many short documentaries under the title, "The Craftsman Project" which will give a glimpse into the lives of people who make a living working with their hands. A huge thanks to Good Times Barbershop and the guys who took the time out of their lives to come out and be a part of the shoot. Follow Brent and Good Times Barbershop on Instagram at @B_Ferris and @goodtimesbarbershopsd. Direct/DP: Russell... Continue Reading →

Vissla Presents "Palmera Express"

February 24, 2015

Vissla presents Palmera ExpressA short film by Eddie Obrand "They rode the cool Northeast trade winds across an ocean to The Island. They ended up in the bed of a plantation-green pickup truck, with a mad tour guide behind the wheel, and thrashing palmeras blowing above them. They rode stubby fishes and sleek shortboards through lurching, spitting sapphire surf. Each guy had a story, from the gonzo writer to the gypsy traveler. It was there on The Island where these eclectic friends converged one extraordinary winter to explore these foreign waters and revel in this dreamy island life… All aboard the Palmera Express." Continue Reading →


February 04, 2015

Every surf shop needs the classic logo t-shirt. The Shaper Studios "Shield Tee" is now available in two timeless versions; the solid Shield and the Pinline. Pick one up today and then go make something with your hands. Waterbase ink on a light weight ringspun cotton blank.   Continue Reading →


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