Our favourite spot is is nothing more than a big slab of asphalt (it also has a curb but that one is mostly used to have a beer on) in the middle of Rotterdam. It was quickly dubbed Rem’s Flag after Rem Koolhaas, the internationally renowned architect, who together with his firm OMA (or the AMO think tank in this case) is responsible for the flag design that makes up the floor. It’s big, beautiful and makes you kind of dizzy when skating across.
The flag intends to represent the essence of Europe, showing it as the common effort of different nation states, with each state retaining its own cultural identity while sharing the advantages of acting together (stolen from the OMA website).
To honour our minimalist skate spot we worked on a limited edition OMA skateboard deck (only 80 boards available).
First 20 boards will be packed in a custom Dufarge bag and wrapped with a limited edition photo.