Currently living in Venice, David Rowan Johnson is an avid skateboarder. Trained as an architect, he received his Masters from UCLA. His love for making has drawn him to a wide range of investigations, from carpentry and custom interiors to product and graphic design. Eager to solve problems he strives to be innovative with his work. The skateboard has had a long lasting and continuing effect on California’s culture and way of life. As a reaction to this pervasive influence, the Venice lounger makes use of recycled skateboard decks, giving them a new life. The skateboard has a number of inherent qualities that are apt for furniture design. Its curves can be utilized to conform to the human body, making the chair highly ergonomic.