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HANNYA MASK TATTOO

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Oriental tattoos by Andy Pho

Asian tattoos, Oriental tattoos, call it what you’d like but this style is simply timeless. The tattoo above was done by tattoo artist Andy Pho, and the full wrap around leg sleeve came out absolutely incredible. In addition to adding the clouds and the Hannya mask, the tattooed leg sleeve also has a portrait of Geisha girl as well as many other asian themed subjects and images.

If you’re interested in some of the cleanest asian style tattoos in the game, then be sure to drop by Skin Design located in the Chinatown District of Las Vegas, NV. With over 40 years of collective experience, Skin Design is hailed as one of the best tattoo shops not only in Las Vegas but all throughout the world.

Our staff of highly trained artisans have won some of the highest accolades in the industry bu we’re more proud of setting a benchmark for the ultimate tattoo experience. Stop on by if you’re in or around town and if you have any questions please feel free to drop us a line.

YOU'RE NEVER TOO OLD TO GET A TATTOO.

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Before she passed away aged 77, Isobel Varley held the Guinness World Record for being the “most tattooed female senior citizen”, with over 90 per cent of her body covered in ink. 

“What will your tattoos look like when you’re 60?”

Well, that’s the never-ending question that we’ll all face for the rest of our lives, but that question may soon change as the latest trend in the world of tattoos is that older people are taking the leap to get tatted and it comes with good reason.

A recent study from Remember A Charity has revealed that five percent of us get our first tattoo after turning 60. Yes. That’s a factual study and we’ve experienced an influx of older clientele right here at Skin Design Tattoo so we see it ourselves. From couples visiting Las Vegas, to locals, older folks are getting tattoos because of many reasons.

Many have said that it marks important events in their lives, some say it’s because the art work and options have gotten better, but either way it’s a new trend that’s here to stay.

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Take a look at 79-year-old Sadie Sellers who got her first tattoo (a small love heart) in July, after she’d been convinced by her granddaughter Samantha: “When you get to my age, you just have to live life to the full every day. I was talking about it with Samantha for a couple of weeks and she showed me hers. She came in one day after her holiday and I just thought, ‘I’ll get one too!’ 

“I’m absolutely made up with mine. I asked the fella how long it would take and he said it had finished five minutes ago. I never felt a thing. He just laughed at me.”

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BTSOE: DON'T MISS OUT

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Please join us from September 18-20, at Mario Barth’s annual, “Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth”. This annual event attracts artists from all around the world and it will showcase the most talented artists in the arenas of black and grey and color tattoos. It’s one of the biggest shows in the circuit, and a show that you shouldn’t miss out on if you love the culture of tattoos and art.

With more than 40,000 attendees, over 1,000 featured artists and plenty of celebs, the stage is set for an experience which will also include appearances by Jeremy of Five Finger Death Punch, David Labreva (Happy from Sons of Anarchy) as well as DJ Colleen Shannon. We’ll see you all soon and you can click here for more information.

 

LOOKING FOR A SCRIPT TATTOO?

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If you’re looking for a tattoo and want custom hand lettering, script, calligraphy or a custom font, then look no further than Vandal from Skin Design Tattoo. His award-winning script is among the best found in the Las Vegas area so be sure to take a look at his portfolio because it’s sure to please. In addition to lettering, Vandal also does portraits as well as other styles of tatts including color and abstract.

Located just a few minutes from the strip, Skin Design Tattoo offers free consultation and estimates, and our state of the art, 4,000 sq. facility offers the most comfortable and sterile environment in town. In addition we are home to an award-winning staff of tattooists and provide free estimate as well as consultations.

 

TATTOOED FURNITURE: GOOD WOOD

Tattoos have influenced more than just skin. Tattoo culture has created a hub of self-expression which is being felt all across the spectrum, and the love it has received can be seen in products and industries all across the world. From tech to apparel, the art we practice provides a unique look of personalization and this fart catcher, aka “chair”, is a great example .


The Grand Prix chair, which was released back in 1957 by 
Arne Jacobsen, is a cult classic. It’s a timeless piece of furniture which further proves that great design can stand the test of time, and as if it weren’t enough to just relaunch the chair, half a century later, the Republic of Fritz Hansen™ decided to bring it back with flair. This time around they launched the Grand Prix limited edition chair, and did so with the help project of manager, Diego Grandi, and famed Italian tattoo artist Pietro Sedda.

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Tattooist Pietro Sedda putting his touches on the famous chair. 

In recent interviews, Diego Grandi was quoted as saying that he wanted to “celebrate the authenticity of the chair by writing a story directly onto its skin.” He further mentions, “The lines of this iconic chair evoke the grace of the human body”, and it was a “body to be decorated”, which is why he decided to work with the famed tattooist.

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With only nine being produced (7 in wood and two in leather), you’ll be hard-pressed to find one, but please believe that we’re on the lookout.