Category Archives: Design

Interview with Tattoo Artist Deborah Pow |

26-year-old Deborah Pow tattoos out of Den of Iniquity Tattoo Parlour in Edinburgh. We love her lifework tattoos from florals to animals and just had to interview her for the blog… Photo taken by Tegid Cartwright When did you start tattooing and what made you want to join the industry? I have been tattooing for three years now. I’m

International Women’s Day 2019 Exhibition |

February 12, 2019 Head to The Circle, London on International Women’s Day Friday 8th March 2019 to view an exhibition of works from a group of seven female artists: Athena AnastasiouPangHeleena MistryLaura CallaghanSally HewettLinzie ElliottCatriona Faulkner Art by Sally Hewett Their work ranges from collage to paintings to assemblage to textiles. Rather than prescribe a theme,

Time to Kill the Waste |

Everywhere we look there is plastic and it’s starting to become a big problem. Plastic waste is the environmental crisis of the 21st Century and it threatens to choke our seas and decimate aquatic ecosystems. Writer and tattoo enthusiast Matt Haddon-Reichardt met up with vegan tattooist Ashley Thomas to find out if anything can be

Interview with Tattooist Ell Torres |

Ell Torres is a 31-year-old tattoo artist based at the Gold Room Tattoo (formerly Dock Street Tattoos) on Crown Street in Leeds UK. We chat to Ell about her love for all things vintage horror and her tattooing style… When did you start tattooing and what made you want to join the industry? I started an apprenticeship in

Interview with Tattoo Artist Liv Frost |

24-year-old tattooist Liv Frost works out of Tattoo HQ, Chesterfield, UK where she creates amazing blackwork tattoos. We chat to Liv about her recognisable style and love for patterns found in nature… When did you start tattooing and what made you want to join the industry? I joined Tattoo HQ seven years ago in March. I had

Interview with Tattooist Artem Iam |

32-year-old tattoo artist Artem Korobov Iam works out of a private studio,  in Tel Aviv Israel and creates tattoos in what he describes as a graphic style. We chat to Artem about his unique tattoo pieces and what inspires his abstract work… How long have you been tattooing? How did you become a tattooer? I work

Kewpie Tattoos |

January 21, 2019 If you’ve been following us for a while, you’ll know that we’re just crazy about kewpies. We first shared our love for these adorable dolls in Number 3 of Things&Ink magazine – The Love Issue. Now we’re seeing that a lot of tattoo collectors and tattoo artists share our feelings for these little cuties…  @rat666tat