Globe at Tillys.com! Globe Background: A diverse group of individuals, rooted in skateboarding and surfing, united by one common thread... their passion and enjoyment for what they do best. (United By Fate)Being Progressive-open-minded and open-ended-is the spirit through which any and all advances in innovation, design and personal expression take form. It is this spirit that gave birth to Globe International 15 years ago and continues to drive the Globe today - inspiring the people, products and programs that represent them.Globe Int. Ltd. is a manufacturer of surf and skateboard footwear and apparel, formed in Melbourne, Australia in 1994 by former Australian professional skateboarders Matt, Steven, and Peter Hill.The above information is from the Globe website.