Polar Skate Co. has released a new collection of decks in collaboration with Ryan Mettz for Winter 20.
Polar Skate is a Swedish skatewear brand based in the city of Malmö. Founded and owned by Pontus Alv, the brand’s products and creative direction are defined in collaboration with designers Stefan Narancic and Jacob Ovgren. The brand Produces high quality skateboarding apparel, as well as decks designed by members of the skate team which includes Aaron Herrington, Dane Brady, Hjalte Halberg, Nick Boserio, Oskar Rozenberg, Paul Grund, Shin Sanbongi, Roman Gonzalez, Emile Laurent, Ville Wester and Jamie Platt.
Ryan Mettz is a Brooklyn-based artist who is well known for his accomplishments at Greenpoint Tattoo Co. Mettz favors a figural approach to his creations that are both impactful and communicative in their simplicity. Mettz combines traditional iconography with strategic uses of color for his tattoo work and other creations like this bad ass Abuse of Power Deck made for Hjalte Halberg. This deck rocks and systemic racism sucks. That is all.