Todd Shimabuku

Todd Shimabuku grew up in Hawaii, where he discovered the camaraderie of skateboarding at a young age. Shimabuku is an influential entrepreneur, founding member of In4mation, and a permanent fixture in the apparel world.

Patrick O'Dell

Patrick O’Dell has served time as Photo Editor for Vice, a regular lensman to every major skate mag, is the proprietor of the famed Epicly Later’d series, and has the phone numbers to most of your favorite bands in his phone. Smash your head at epiclylaterd.com

Yong-Ki Chang

Yong-Ki Chang is owner of The Solitary Arts, a skateboard brand with Bob Lake, Jef Hartsel and Geoff McFetridge. YKC actively represents art & photography from some of skating’s finest. Raised in Oahu and currently residing in Northern CA.

Chris Reed

Chris Reed was born during the Summer of Love in the Southerly region of California where he has amassed a body of work that gives evidence to his affinity for skateboarding, surfing, music, friends and family. Clients include Alien Workshop, Etnies, Vans, etc.

Michael Hsiung

Michael Hsiung was raised in Los Angeles and is known for his black & white ink drawings of happily swollen figures. One of the few remaining Asians able to grow facial hair, Hsiung has collaborated with Enjoi, Matix, Giant Robot, Vans, etc. Visit michaelchsiung.com

Buoloco

Buoloco resides within the shadowy caverns of the snowboard industry, offering a unique vantage point of interviewees such as Travis Rice, Terje Haakonsen, Chris Roach, John Cardiel and other red-carpet walkers lurking in the mountains. Visit buoloco.com for more.

Kelly Williams

Kelly D. Williams is an out-of-work metaphysicist from Idaho, constantly unearthing his artistic roots. Clients include Los Logos, éS, DVS, Broadcast, Nike, Altamont, and he’s partially to blame for starting PERMANENT. Check his work here: kellydwilliams.com

Joe Casttro

Joe Castro is a collage artist, musician, oil painter and graphic designer currently lurking somewhere between Philadelphia and Delaware. For more info, visit mightyjoecastro.com

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.

Ian Michna, Jenkem Mag

Ian Michna was born in New York and raised in Vienna, Austria where he became known for beatboxing on the 38 tram & bus. He currently runs Jenkem, rides his skateboard, and continues to forget his German.

The Village Psychic

Village Psychic is a Brooklyn, New York based skate blog focusing on the past, present and future of skateboarding. Visit VillagePsychic.net to see all sides of the crystal ball.


Permanent Distribution Featured on WorkInSkateboarding.com

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We were honored to be interviewed alongside Theories of Atlantis and Fivefoot4 Distribution for the latest issue of WorkInSkateboarding.comKelly D. Williams discusses what sets Permanent.co apart from other distributors and explains what he looks for in a brand to distribute.  Thanks to all of the shops and individuals who help keep Permanent going.  Check the full interview by clicking below. Check out our jobs & internships page here.

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Todd Francis for Monster Children – National Learn To Swim Day

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Todd Francis does a monthly random holiday piece for Monster Children that started last month with, “International Save The Elephant Day.”

The month of May (today, the 16th specifically) is for, “National Learn To Swim Day.”



Bob Lake… Slashing! @bxlx

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Passport Skateboards Nik Stipanovik Part

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STIPO has just been formerly given his Pass~Port and is clear for global travel. He’s on a mission, and this is only the beginning. Enjoy >



On Deck 10

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Montana Skatepark Association is once again hosting it’s annual On-Deck art show/fundraiser, to help raise money for some new concrete parks.  Bidding has already begun online, and with custom, one-of-a-kind pieces from Haroshi, Don Pendleton, Michael Hsiung, Michael Sieben and many more, there’s much to pine for so take a look and place a bid.  And if you find yourself in big sky country, stop by The Brink Gallery on May 1 for the closing party.



Cons Project in Boston with Todd Francis and Paul Schmitt

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Todd Francis was invited to Boston via Cons and Paul Schmitt for a build-a-board and do-it-yourself project.

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Todd Francis for Monster Children – Weird Monthly Holiday

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Todd Francis has been asked to submit a monthly drawing for Monster Children Magazine (online) with a weird holiday submission.  For the first installment, Todd worked on the important April 17th date with, “Save The Elephant Day.”