It is currently -6° F in Minneapolis right now and going to hit -26° by midnight (-50 windchill. Which begs the question: why do I live here?). School is cancelled tomorrow and I suspect a lot of offices will be closed. I recently spent a Sunday watching art and design documentaries and thought all my… Continue reading 3 Movies for the Deep Freeze
Author: J. Namdev Hardisty
J. Namdev Hardisty did what every child of 80's skateboarding and 90's hardcore does- he became a graphic designer, writer and entrepreneur. He’s a partner in The MVA Studio, a hybrid design/marketing agency and teaches at Minneapolis College of Art & Design. In addition to blogging at Permanent, he also writes at the-mva.com/blog and earlyambient.com. Namdev also has some kind of marketing role at Permanent and so he will try to be very transparent in his promotion of Permanent’s brands and riders.
The Panoramic Series: Berlin with Jan Kliewer
Modus Bearings “Portfolio” edit
One of the pleasant surprises of the last few weeks has been this edit from Modus featuring the whole team. Opens with a homage to the dearly departed Lewis Marnell and features footage from the ridiculous line-up of Tommy Fynn, Chewy Cannon, Jake Duncombe, Andrew Brophy, Dennis Durrant, Alex Campbell, John Rattray, Harry Clark, Kieran Reilly,… Continue reading Modus Bearings “Portfolio” edit
An introduction to Namdev Hardisty
I figured it’d be a good idea to introduce myself before I start posting. Eestablish some context, nahmean? Then I realized I didn’t want to write a whole bunch of stuff about myself so I borrowed the questionnaire from Skateboarder’s Tuesday 25 feature and made some minor edits. Hopefully this makes me sound less self-important.—Namdev… Continue reading An introduction to Namdev Hardisty