May 9, 2018
Alex Reinke (@holyfoxtattoos)
Ed Crooks interviews Alex Reinke (@holyfoxtattoos), an expert in traditional Japanese tattooing. The two discuss Reinke’s recent travels, his family’s history in Japan, his design process, and the development of his practice over two decades of tattooing.
March 13, 2018
Ross K. Jones (@rosskjones)
In this feature, San Francisco-based Ross K. Jones of Idle Hand Tattoo tells us about his main influences as a tattooist, his passion for traveling, and his vision for the future of tattooing.
February 15, 2018
An introduction by our new columnist, Toothtaker, alongside a video of his own extensive work as a tattooist and his projections for future columns.
February 1, 2018
Polaren Per (@per_tatuering)
We profile Swedish tattooist Polaren Per, dwelling on his eccentric style and his beginnings as a tattooist. Per expands on the shops in which he has worked and the things that he draws inspiration from.
January 29, 2018
Hayden Gan De Mari (@haydengan)
We are pleased to present the formidable collection of Hayden Gan De Mari, a tattoo collector and menswear buyer located in Fremantle, Australia. Hayden discloses the ways in which his tattoos serve to both increase his self-esteem and realize the image he has had of himself from a very young age.
January 26, 2018
H.B. Nielsen (@hbnielsentattoo)
We profile H.B. Nielsen, a Swedish tattooist whose monochromatic imagery and precise use of stippling creates work that’s worth watching out for.
January 22, 2018
José Prager (@joseprager)
José Prager is a Mexican tattoo collector and business owner who splits his time between Mexico City and Hollywood. Prager details his collection of punctuative, black tattoos and the process of transforming his body.
January 19, 2018
Tessa El Maleh (@tessatattoo)
In this interview, tattooist Tessa El Maleh tells us about her start as an apprentice in New York City, her abiding interest in art criticism and practice, and her desires for the future of tattooing.