Entries by SDT Staff

STARBUCKS NOW ACCEPTS TATTOOS.

Have you recently noticed a surge in Starbucks employees with tattoos? I have. Like a crack-fiend, I’ve been going to Starbucks religiously and I notice everything. I can tell if their La Boulange pecan tarts have been sitting, and I have such a close relationship to their sweets that I can tell by looking at […]

MIND FVCK

Let’s face it. Art is subjective and a matter of opinion and debate. From photography, all the way to paintings and tattoos, there are always those pieces – and those artists – that make you say, “WTF!” and Washington born artist, Alexa Meade definitely falls into this category. As a painter, with no formal training, […]

FRANK SINATRA: HE DID IT HIS WAY.

Do a Google search on “Frank Sinatra Tattoos” and you’ll find 845,000 results. That said, the impact Frank Sinatra had back then is still present today, and after looking at his black and grey portrait done by Robert Pho, it not only provided inspiration for this post, but also insight on the man that changed […]

PUNCTURED ART

Tattoos and the culture that surrounds it, has sparked a billion-dollar industry that runs more than skin deep. But even more impressive than the financial numbers themselves is the art and the communities it has positively influenced.  With each unique tattoo, is a piece of art indicative of someone’s values or beliefs, and often times […]

HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM SKIN DESIGN.

As we enter the holiday seasons, one of the most important and sentimental holidays for me is Thanksgiving. Just a few days away, it’s the one holiday that revolves around food, family and friends. It’s also a stress free occasion to cherish with those you truly appreciate – unless you’re the one cooking – and it’s also […]

SDT BOOK REVIEW: TATTOO IN JAPAN

When it comes to reference, there’s still something about books that we tend to love. Maybe it’s how personal it is to flip through glossy pages bound together by a hard cover, or maybe it’s just the fact that we’re old and magazines/ books are to us what iPads and websites are to younger generations. […]

NEVER GIVE UP.

There are always motivational quotes that get our blood pumping and this one here is one that definitely strikes a nerve. Any artist – whether it be a tattoo artist or a painter – can definitely relate to the struggle and it’s a fight that we endure for years on in. For starters, we have […]

NEW SDT APPAREL IN STOCK NOW!

With the winter cold upon us, Skin Design Tattoo is happy to announce that we’ve just restocked a new shipment of beanies, tees, hoodies and snap backs! We just got them in early this week and they’re going fast so give us a call to find out what’s left! These will be available for a […]