Artist Turns Your Most Nostalgic Childhood Pics Into Stylish Tattoos So You Always Have Them On Your Skin

Alican Gorgu (AKA PigmentNinja) is a Turkish tattooist who transforms his clients into walking photo albums. Using old photographs for guidance, the Istanbul-based artist tattoos people with whatever chilhood memories they want immortalized on their bodies using his own distinct style, which he refers to as “Retro Minimal”. Continue »

Former Cartoonist Creates Cute Animal Tattoos To Show You A Life On The Wild Side

Ahmet Cambaz lives and works in Galata, Istanbul. He creates some of the most awesome and unique animal tattoos I’ve seen so far. He shows a great example how tattoos can be done in different styles and techniques. Majority of his tattoo art incorporates geometric shapes and stands out in a crowd. Continue »

Meet The Italian Artists Inking Museum-Worthy Tattoos

Tattoos may be more socially acceptable than they once were, but a nice sleeve hasn’t yet become a marker of taste and refinement quite like, say, a collection of art on your wall. Continue »

Artist Joanna Swirska Creates Superb Animalistic Tattoos

Wrocław-based tattoo artist Joanna Swirska inks carefully considered depictions of animals tinged with psychedelic splashes of color. Her most common subject is the humble feline which seems to make an appearance in nearly half of her works which run the gamut from graceful to fantastically absurd. Continue »

Incredible Portraits Of Maori Women With Their Tradition Chin Tattoos From The Early 20th Century

For New Zealand Maori women, the ‘moko kauae’, or traditional female chin tattoo, is considered a physical manifestation of their true identity. It is believed every Maori woman wears a moko on the inside, close to their heart; when they are ready, the tattoo artist simply brings it out to the surface. Continue »

These Botanical Temporary Tattoos Smell Just Like The Plants That Inspired Them

The Brooklyn-based company that specializes in designy temporary tattoos has teamed up with Jeannerot for the visuals and Agilex Fragrances for the aromas to create the Bouquet Garni Set, a collection of parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme scented tattoos that look and smell just like the plants that inspired them. Continue »

These People Love ‘Friends’ So Much They’ve Got Tattoos Inspired By The Sitcom


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Fans of Friends are paying homage to their favorite sitcom by getting tributes to the show Tattoed onto themselves. Some have even gone the extra mile to get matching TV-related inkings with their pals. From the iconic logo to a homage to the Central Perk coffee shop, here are Friends-related tatts that will make you smile! Continue »

Tattoo Artist Creates Geometry Tattoos Inspired By The Art Of The Amazon

In the rich and diverse world of tattoo art, Brazilian artist Brian Gomes is creating his own unique style inspired by hundreds of years of sacred geometry and indigenous designs. Above the visual nature of his designs, his work is also intrinsically linked to his studies in shamanic philosophy. It’s a belief system that recognizes there is a spiritual world directly linked to our physical one – that all physical things have an inner spirit. Continue »

For Design Geeks: Old School Tattoos That Pay Tribute To Famous Typefaces

Based in São Paulo, Brazil, designer Will Jr. has created a series of temporary tattoos that feature well-known typefaces, including Helvetica, Garamond and Futura. Inspired by old school tattoo artworks, each of these designs consist of a single letter that is surrounded by decorative elements like floral motifs—the name of the typeface is spelled out on a banner placed across the letter. For instance, the Raleway tattoo features the letter ‘C’, while the Playfair one is built around the letter ‘D’. Continue »

Tiny, Super Minimalist Tattoos That Are Subtle But Striking

If you like the idea of getting a tattoo, but do not want a design that is too conspicuous, these tiny and minimalist tattoos may be exactly what you are looking for. Here’s a collection of such subtle but eye-catching tattoos by the tattoo artist Jonathan Valena to inspire you. Continue »

Surreal Animal Hybrid Tattoos Look Like Quirky Sketchbook Drawings

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Italian-born, London-based illustrator and tattoo artist Otto D’Ambra is known for his avant-garde style, which primarily depicts hybrid animals combined with illustrations seemingly plucked from Boardwalk Empire. D’Ambra is a multi-faceted artist, who began his career as a set designer and evolved over time into body art and etching. In 2012, he opened The White Elephant Studio in London as a creative base for artists. Continue »

Photographer Steven Burton Photoshops Out Ex-Gang Members Tattoos

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For his latest project “Skin Deep”, photographer Steven Burton captured powerful portraits of heavily tattooed ex-gang members and digitally removed their tattooes using Photoshop. Continue »

Stunning Minimalist Erotic Tattoos By Sad Amish

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Unlike the more traditional ship’s anchors, bluebirds, Celtic doodles or Pictish script Sad Amish’s stunning monochrome tattoos are high quality graphic art with a wonderfully charged eroticism. The tattoos feature women artfully posed in bondage gear, fetish wear or playfully fondling a bong while enjoying a mouthful of vin blanc. All beautifully rendered in the deepest blackest ink. NSFW. Continue »

Breathtaking Minimalist Tattoos By A Korean Artist

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When it comes to tattoos, sometimes it’s just better to keep things simple. Continue »

Minimalist Tattoos By Irina Irchey And Eugenia Vorobej Beautifully Blends Geometry With Nature

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Russia-based artists Irina Irchey and Eugenia Vorobej from “Mama Budet Rugat” studio creates beautiful minimal tattoos. Using their delicate touch, girls duo blends together the graceful figures of nature and geometry, resulting in unique tattoos. Sometimes the artists even infuses the thinly-lined tattoos with vibrant colors which makes them look something like watercolor paintings. Continue »