First Tracks - Design Inspiration

First Tracks - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard December 06, 2016

When we ride, we enjoy nature, explore the pure beauty of the outdoors and hope for the occasional, unexpected encounter with local wild life. Many a cycle trip is brought to a halt when kites or buzzards are flying around. What would you do with the ability to fly high in the hills?

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Downhill Only - Design Inspiration

Downhill Only - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard December 06, 2016

Over the summer we got seriously hooked on downhill mountain biking. It's got it all: the speed, the adrenaline, flying through the air and hanging on to the edge. It’s an addictive pastime and Downhill Only is a homage to this exciting sport.

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Up Lifting - Design Inspiration

Up Lifting - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard September 14, 2016

When mountain biking some riders love going uphill; the grind, the pain, the challenge, the pounding heart. This design is not about that. Downhill centres are not about technical ups, just wide flat gravel paths meandering their way past the trails to the start line. Wouldn’t it be great if you could fly up like you fly down? Double dose adrenaline.

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Imagine The Possible - Design Inspiration

Imagine The Possible - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard June 03, 2016

How do you represent this amazing outdoor world around us in one design? To capture the magic of the outdoors, the organised chaos and the endless options for fun, exploration and...

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It's Not So High - Design Inspiration

It's Not So High - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard June 02, 2016

You look for the next challenge, the next opportunity to get to a place where few can say they made it. It’s Not So High is the thought that tempers the nerves and squashes self doubt. This design represents the idea that...

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Any Way Down - Design Inspiration

Any Way Down - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard May 31, 2016

Big or small, a mountain range can be intimidating and welcoming at the same time, offering endless possibilities for excitement. It doesn’t matter where you are; sat in a chair lift rising through the clouds, in a car flying along, or...

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On Day One - Design Inspiration

On Day One - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard May 28, 2016

Every festival offers something a little different but at the core is the music. Your tent is up and you have your wristband tightly wrapped around your wrist. The weather forecast is wall to...

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Make Your Own Way - Design Inspiration

Make Your Own Way - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard February 18, 2016

To find pristine snow and master the next trick is what keeps you coming back for more year after year. 'Make Your Own Way' is fuelled by the desire to seek out adventure, as you’re...

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In The Spotlight - Design Inspiration

In The Spotlight - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard January 18, 2016

In The Spotlight is inspired as much by a feeling as our favourite winter sport. It’s our attempt to sum up the excitement that comes as...

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Think Outside - Design Inspiration

Think Outside - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard November 17, 2015

Think Outside is our first Glower branded t-shirt featuring a version of the Glower logo. The finish was inspired by the screen printing medium; the possibilities of doing more with one screen while still achieving...

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Double Espresso - Design Inspiration

Double Espresso - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard October 03, 2015

There’s something special about being up early and out and about before the rest of the world starts to stir. That special morning light as the sun starts to warm up, a slight chill making the

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I See Mountains - Design Inspiration

I See Mountains - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard September 12, 2015

For many people, us included, the passion for a sport or a need for adventure creeps into the every day. You talk about it, you think about it and you see it everywhere. While sitting...

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Here the Noise - Design Inspiration

Here the Noise - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard July 03, 2015

Here The Noise is inspired by that uncontrolled, mind blowing, crowd altering moment at a gig or a festival. When everyone in the space gets moving: Jumping, dancing, arms in the...

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Balloon De Cycliste - Design Inspiration

Balloon De Cycliste - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard June 19, 2015

Balloon de Cycliste perfectly summarises your taste for an active lifestyle, despite the hard work and teeth grinding required to make it to the top. The final push is about...

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In Deep Water - Design Inspiration

In Deep Water - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard May 24, 2015

In Deep Water points towards where we'd rather be and hints what more there is to explore in that classic mountain view. The outdoors is three dimensional. Mountains to run up or board down and...

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Whippy Mountain - Design Inspiration

Whippy Mountain - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard April 24, 2015

Whippy Mountain celebrates our love for being on the bike, a passion inspired by our Belgian heritage. You know: Tour de Flandres, Eddy Merckx, de Koppenberg. It captures the enjoyment of cycling along the quiet...

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Festival Wander - Design Inspiration

Festival Wander - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard March 19, 2015

Festival wander translates the feeling of freedom you get at music festivals, as you have nowhere else to be than amongst the crowd, in the marquees, surrounded by friends, watching your favourite...

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Endless Winter - Design Inspiration

Endless Winter - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard February 04, 2015

So many of us experience the excitement of boarding or skiing in bite size pieces. One week a year if we're lucky. The time seems to just fly past, wouldn't it be great if you could just...

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