Inspired by the underground culture of skateboarding growing up, Eugène Riconneaus has come to be one of the most unique, contemporary designers working in France today. Having been mentored by such greats as J. Lobb & Raymond Massaro, Eugène’s works combines a traditional approach with a vision of eternal adolescence.

Desillusion editor Pierre David spent a day in Eugène’s hometown of Paris to gain an insight into his inspirations for his latest collaboration, the ‘ER x Nixon Time Teller’.

This short film is based on the article “La Force Des Choses” published in Desillusion Magazine 49 , Tome 1. Available on