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 reading »

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 reading »

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 reading »

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 reading »

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 reading »

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 reading »

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 reading »

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 reading »

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 reading »

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 reading »

This Artist Has Made Temporary Face And Body Tattoos Of Twitter And Instagram Profiles

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“Face Post” is the artist John Yuyi’s three-part series and a nod to social media via her aforementioned, now-signature transfer stickers. The stickers are reminiscent of the superhero tattoos you’d get in those packets of “cigarette” sweets, applied with a modest dunk of water but maintained the staying power of super-glue ­– it’s this use of familiar objects in a witty way that gives her work its relatability. Continue reading »

Simple, Ingenious, And Amusing: Blackwork Tattoos By Ilya Brezinsk

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Tattoo artist Ilya Brezinski creates polished blackwork drawings that just happen to be on the skin. The tightly-rendered pictures—often single subject—interact with the body in a playful way: a collar bone becomes a guide for a tightrope while half of a bicycle wheel is made wholly complete because it’s placed on a rounded pectoral muscle. Though Brezinski’s tattoos are simple in execution, their visual ingenuity is conceptually compelling and at times, very amusing. Continue reading »

Ethereal Nature Tattoos Inspired By Changing Seasons

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Crimean tattoo artist Pis Saro creates beautiful tattoos inspired by nature. Her style is somewhat peaceful and edgy at the same time, while the tattoos, which are created for both men and women, have so much detail and color that they could even be mistaken for real plants! Continue reading »

Beautiful Minimalist Tattoos Inspired By Popular Disney Films

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The effect of a Disney film lasts long after the movie ends. Merchandise, fan art and fan fiction all exist out of a pure love for these stories, and these minimalistic tattoos are no different. Featuring symbols from Peter Pan, The Aristocats, and Lion King among others, these designs are an understated way to pay a tribute to these eternal tales. Continue reading »

Geometrical Tattoos By Jasper Andres Beautifully Fuse Geometry With Nature

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New Zealand-based tattooist Jasper Andres creates beautiful minimal tattoos. Using his delicate touch, Jasper blends together the graceful figures of nature and geometry, resulting in unique tattoos. Sometimes the artist even infuses the thinly-lined tattoos with vibrant colors which makes them look something like watercolor paintings. Continue reading »