Annie Gagne - Akela Surf
What is it that you love about surfing and the ocean?
Do you have a session that stands out as your most memorable?
I love the sessions when you get in water and you surprise yourself by riding a wave that you thought was beyond your limit. I'm not a pro, but I think surfing is about riding those waves that allow you to break through those boundaries.
When and how did you first get into design?
Can you tell us a little bit about Akela Surf? How did it come about?
What is the philosophy behind the brand? And what kind of things influence the products you make?
What has been the response from the female surf community to Akela?
What is it that you love about your job?
Do you have any advice for any aspiring designers?
Where do you see yourself and the brand in 5 years?
Where can we find you online?
Posted by: Matthew Ryan, on August 12, 2014
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