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 today also features contemporary art, music, film, fashion, lifestyle and literature.The magazine has won LeadAwards in 2003, 2004, 2007 and 2011.
I kept saying to myself, "Oh well, I'll do some music this weekend", and then I wouldn't, I'd be too tired and I'd say, "Oh, I'll do it next weekend", and then I wouldn't do it, so I just gave it up after a while. It was exactly what I knew a job would be like - not horrible enough to make you want to get out, just well paying enough to make you comfortable and to keep putting things off. Brian Eno as quoted in David Sheppard's 'On Some Faraway Beach: The Life and Times of Brian Eno