• Q&A with Boardshort Designer & ARTIST Dustin Pettit

His art is thoughtful and introspective. His boardshorts designs in favor of surfers like Taj Burrow and Tyler Warren. A look into the work of Boardshort designer and artist Dustin Pettit.

MIND OVER MATTER

 

Q: HOW/WHEN DID YOU GET INTO ART?

A: DRAWING ON MY SURFBOARDS WHEN I WAS A GROM... MY MOM BEING AN ARTIST ALSO PLAYED A HUGE ROLE.

LADY

Q: WHAT MEDIUM ARE YOU MOST INTO?

A: ABSTRACT GRAFFITI COLLEGE.

MEAN MACHINE

Q: WHAT ARE OUR LATEST PROJECTS?

A: SUMMER 2013 BILLABONG BOARDSHORTS LINE...

Boardshorts

Q: WHY BOARDHOARTS?

A: ITS WAS THE BEST WAY TO MIX MY 2 PASSIONS IN LIFE OF SURFING AND ART/DESIGN.

JUST DO YOU

Q: WHAT KIND OF THINGS INSPIRE YOU, (LIFESTYLE, MUSIC, OTHER ARTISTS, TRAVEL, VINTAGE SHOPPING, BOOKS, ETC.)

A: LIFE IN GENERAL... THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY... AND OTHER ARTIST. THERE ARE SOO MANY GOOD ARTIST OUT THERE THAT INSPIRE ME, MANY IVE NEVER HEARD OF,  JUST HAPPEN TO STUMBLE UPON THERE WORK THROUGH THE INTERNET AND WHAT NOT. SOME OF MY FAVORITE KNOWN ARTIST ARE Robert Rauschenberg, JEAN MICHEL BASQUIAT AND BANKSY. ALSO GET A LOT OF INSPIRATION FROM WORK AND MY CO WORKERS.

WE ARE ALL THE SAME UNDERNEATH THE SKIN

Q: DESCRIBE YOUR WORK

A: FINE ART GRAFFITI.

WHOO ARE YOU

 

BOARDIE

One of the favs from Dustin's boardshort designs:

Clas - Sic Boardshort