Lodown magazine

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Lodown magazine
Editor Thomas Marecki
Frequency 5 times a year
Circulation 40,000
Founder Thomas Marecki
Year founded 1995
Final issue May 2016
Country Germany
Based in Berlin
Language English
Website Lodown Magazine www.lodownmagazine.com
ISSN 1864-8185

Lodown Magazine was a magazine which ran for 100 episodes from 1995 to 2016, featuring primarily articles on popular culture and boardsports. The magazine was published in landscape format and each episode had a unique design and font. The last episode dropped in May 2016.

History and profile[edit]

In 1995 Thomas Marecki aka 'Marok' founded Lodown in Berlin, Germany, and developed it as an influential visual component of the international skateboard, surfing and graffiti scene. The magazine also featured contemporary art, music, film, fashion, lifestyle and literature.[1] The magazine won LeadAwards in 2003, 2004, 2007 and 2011.[2]

Lodown magazine was produced bimonthly with a circulation of 40,000 copies (2013).[3] The magazine was published in Berlin, Germany, and distributed worldwide.

Since 2006 a number of designers guested on individual issues including Kaws,[4] Futura 2000, Eric Haze, Matt Irving, Mirko Borsche, Don Pendleton, Åbäke, Manuel Bürger and de:Marc Brandenburg.

From 2008 to 2015 there was an annual edition themed exclusively on the subject of modern art.


  1. ^ Ilze Trapenciere (2001). IT century: young people and social changes. FSI. ISBN 978-9984-624-18-1. 
  2. ^ "Lead Award". leadacademy.de. Retrieved 31 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "ISSUU - Dc newsletter n°62 May 2013 by manu labadie". Issuu. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "Lodown x KAWS - Artwork". Freshness Mag. Retrieved 31 March 2014. 

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