Hongkong, Paris, Philadelphia, Berlin, South-Korea, …
From all over the world we gathered tattoo talents to design this exclusive World Edition.
The collection is a unique mix of cultures and styles with an international and global feeling.
Svartur is the Icelandic word for black. Very convenient because Eva’s tattoos are blackwork. She is a real nature fanatic who loves to draw landscapes, flowers, animals, … Wanderlust is what comes to mind when you see her tattoos. During her time off Eva enjoys jummy food, hiking through the forest with her dog and bingewatching series.
website: www.evasvartur.comShow sheet
Together with her sister, Silo owns the tattoo studio Arosekida which means ‘enchase with all my heart’. She tries to express the stories of her clients with her soft and lyrical style. The weather and flowers by the wayside are things that inspire her daily. For example, a red poppy is colorful and means comfort. She drew this for a client to wish her comfort and a good life. During her time off you can find Silo twice a week at a jiu jutsu training or cuddling with her pets during her daily walks.
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BELGIUM / PHILIPPINE ROOTS
Morissens Warren, better known as MxW, loves to travel around. His tattoos are inspired by Thai, Tibetan and Mehndi illustrations. At the moment he is a big ornaments and mandalas enthusiast with a love for bold lines. His job is what makes him the happiest. He enjoys working with his colleagues, meeting amazing artists and seeing a smile on his clients faces after he tattooed them. When the sun’s out you can find him strolling around in his Pontiac Firebird car.
website: mxwtattoo.tumblr.com/Show sheet
Karry Ka-Ying Poon
Karry Ka-Ying Poon is a Hongkongese tattooing in Miami since 2013. Precise, clean and minimalistic are the terms that characterize her style perfectly. Her inspiration comes from her everyday life. In her leisure time she enjoys watching a movie on Netflix.
Viktória Vitéz’ happiness comes from the fact that she lives her dream, making meaningful art for people. Her style contains of dotwork, fine lines and zentangle-inspired pieces. She is also hooked on mandalas. In her free time she plays the drum and goes to CrossFit trainings every day.Show sheet
Rachael Ainsworth started working as a tattoo artist in her hometown, Bournemouth. Now she is a Berlin resident specialized in dotwork and fine lines. Her black only designs are inspired by her dad who taught her a lot by being an artist himself. It’s the simple things that make Rachael happy. She loves cooking vegetarian food, exploring nature, travelling the world and much more.
website: www.rachainsworth.comShow sheet
As a real cosmopolitan, Dorothee Thomson is the perfect fit for our World Edition. She started Photography about 15 years ago in France and lived in Melbourne for 10 years. Her work is inspired by flora and fauna with a minimalist intricate detail. She applies dotwork methods and geometric shapes. In her opinion, the best thing about being a tattoo artist is to be part of someone’s personal journey to get a tattoo, to mark their skin forever with your vision. Aside from art, she loves spending time with her 2-year-old girl.
website: dorotheethomson.tumblr.comShow sheet
BELGIUM / KOSOVAN AND ALBANIAN ROOTS
Petit Tattou is a proud mommy of two with Kosovar and Albanian roots. She gets her inspiration from her everyday life and is always searching for the essence of things. During her free time you can spot her on the marché aux puces in Brussels on the quest for lost treasures.Show sheet
Rube Gore immediately stands out with her vibrant blood red hair. As she loves everything creepy and gorey, she received the suiting nickname Ruby Gore. Her neo-traditional, naturalist style is inspired by her love for nature, macabre things and Baroque imagery. Some of her favorite artists are Albrecht Durer, Maria Sibylla Merian and Ernst Haeckel. In her scarce free time you can find her at a psychobilly or punk show twice a month. What makes her happy? “Music, always the music.”
website: www.therubygore.comShow sheet