July 8, 2019
Ryan Mettz (@ryanmettz)
We speak with Ryan Mettz, a Brooklyn-based tattooer working out of Greenpoint Tattoo Co.. Mettz’s clients come to him for his tasteful style, and leave with pieces that combine traditional aesthetics with modern imagery.
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 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 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.
January 11, 2018
We profile Dexter, a tattooer based in Pittsburgh who produces unique and compelling figurative tattoos. Dexter details the life experiences that led him to become a tattooer, how he developed a cohesive style, and the way that he acquired his first tattoo machine.
January 8, 2018
We interview Ross Tulloch about his collection of colorful, (neo)traditional tattoos done by artists such as Fergus Simms and Steve Boltz. Tulloch describes his process of discovering and following the development of new artists and the ways in which his collection has allowed him to have a more comfortable relationship with his body.
December 24, 2017
We interview Swedish tattooer Matt Andersson, whose work both pays homage to and reimagines traditional iconography. Andersson tells us about his serendipitous beginnings in Thailand, opening his own shop, and his continual experimentation with the craft.
October 12, 2017
In conversation with tattoo artist and owner of Best of Times Tattoo, Stefano Boetti, otherwise known as Stizzo.