SF can be a skateboarder's dream: plenty of hills for speed, no snow, and a park closed to traffic on Sundays. It would appear they've got it all, so what do you get a skater guy for a gift? No doubt gear is out of the question (too particular) and he's surprisingly specific about clothes, as well. The milk crate furniture leaves something to be desired though, especially with his fondness for mid-century modern design. Your not about to spring for a real Wassily Chair (after all, he hasn't been that good) but Skate Study House might have come up with the next best thing.
The New York Times recently featured the San Francisco home of interior designer Claire Bigbie and skateboarder/musician Jay Shapiro... and it's one hot piece of work. We actually recall passing by it before and appreciating the deep dark blue exterior paint and the bright teal door - little did we know what beauty lay behind it.