Category Archives: Design

Interview with Luke Ashley |

24-year-old tattoo artist Luke Ashley tattoos out of South City Market which can be found in New Cross, London. If you’re an avid tattoo Instagramer you’ll have seen Luke’s palm tattoos that he’s now known for, we caught up with Luke to find out how it all started… How long have you been tattooing? How did you get into the

Alice Nicholls: An79 Tattoo Balm |

February 15, 2019 Alice Nicholls is a tattoo artist, permanent cosmetic specialist and creator of An79, a vegan friendly tattoo aftercare balm. Specially formulated to complement her work and cosmetic artistry, An79 balm has highly moisturising properties to keep new tattoos hydrated and protected. Resulting in a fully healed tattoo and the added bonus of super

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