Hayden Cox

Founder and surfboard designer ∙ Haydenshapes Surfboards

Hayden Cox
The Haydenshapes and Daniel Arsham 'Wave Relic' collection.

Innovation, art, performance.

Making shapes since 1997 and founded by Hayden Cox, Haydenshapes brand DNA at its core connects to the fundamental product in which the industry and lifestyle of surfing exist, the surfboard. Known for a contemporary and high-end approach to hardware and construction, the Haydenshapes brand is synonymous for multi-faceted design led collaboration. Inspired by but not limited to surf, this has included large scale cast resin architecture, resin furniture design and fabrication along with high profile projects with Alexander Wang, Artist Daniel Arsham, Dion Lee, luxury swiss watch house IWC Schaffhausen and Space Furniture. 
Haydenshapes brand founder and lead designer Hayden Cox is an award-winning multidisciplinary designer and was recently named ‘Man of Innovation’ at GQ Men of The Year and GOLD at The GOOD DESIGN Awards for his patented FutureFlex carbon fibre frame surfboard construction. In July 2021, Hayden featured in the campaign for Apple ‘Behind the Mac’ and was selected alongside 24 of Australia’s top creatives, musicians, artists and designers.