How To “Design a Great Tattoo” , When you’re not sure where to start !

Designing Custom Tattoos

Everyday hundreds of people send us inquiries about designing a tattoo for them. Some people know exactly what they want, however the majority of people simply just want a tattoo and hope we can come up with something out of thin air.   After a year of similar request it leads me to write this blog.


Dont Get a Bad Tattoo, Save Your Body In 2 Minutes!

In my experience, tattoo artists and shop owners are generally great people and love their craft. In saying that, please understand that a tattoo shop is just like any other business. It’s their job to sell you on their business and create sales; have you ever heard of a shady automotive mechanic? Or on the other end of the spectrum, a hair salon that everyone goes to?   Most people are so amped for their first tattoo it’s often an impulse decision and people forget to think about who’s doing the tattoo.  Keep in mind that this tattoo is going to last the rest of your life, and an informed decision is important. Take the time to do your homework and spend the money to get it done right.


Popular Tattoo Designs for 2015

Popular Trends for 2015

Tattoo designs are always evolving every year as designers and artists are constantly pushing the envelope with what can be done on skin. This year is already shaping up to be one of the best years for tattoos ever.


How to Come Up with a Tattoo Idea

Coming up with Great Tattoo Ideas for Your Next Tattoo Design

At some point in our lives, most of us have woken up and said: “I want a tattoo.” My mother even said it to me in her 60’s!

Whether it’s your first tattoo or your next tattoo, coming up with great tattoo ideas can be a challenge. To help you with your creative journey, we’ve put together some helpful tips on incorporating your tattoo ideas into a custom design.

Tattoo Aftercare

How to Take Care of Your Tattoo After Its Complete

So you’ve gotten your sweet piece of art from Custom Tattoo Design, booked an appointment at your local tattoo shop with a great artist and have finally gotten the ink you’ve always dreamed of. Now what?


Designing a Personalized Tattoo Sleeve

A Look into Custom Tattoo Design’s Creative Process

Now more than ever people are becoming extremely liberal about getting tattoos; so much so that full tattoo sleeves are becoming more and more common.   We have all seenstunning tattoo sleeves that we can only dream of having. However, the main issue is coming up with an amazing idea for a sleeve.  In many cases people just want the same tattoo sleeve as someone else because they lack the creativity to come up with an idea of their own.


Why Get a Custom Tattoo Design?

A Must Read Before You Ink!

A common question we get at Custom Tattoo Design is why come to us over a tattoo shop to get your tattoo designed?

There are many benefits to having Custom Tattoo Design create a tattoo for you vs. having one designed at your local shop.


Custom Tattoo Design- Revolutionizing How Tattoo Ideas Come to Life

Revolutionizing The Tattoo Industry

When we first started Custom Tattoo Design, the reactions from the tattoo industry were not very positive. Many tattoo shops were upset that we were challenging the establishment when it came to getting a tattoo design. Their narrow mindedness really caught us off guard and discouraged us at first, as shops, artists and bloggers were not supportive of our vision.


The Rise of Tattoos in Popular Culture

How tattoos went from being taboo to a widely accepted art form

Over the past decade, the tattoo industry has gone through many changes. A few decades ago, you would only find ink on the appendages of prison inmates, gang members and the military. Almost overnight, we have seen an industry that was once scrutinized and seen as socially taboo evolve into a major aspect of popular culture. The real question is: how did our industry enjoy such a rapid rise to the top? (more…)

Why a Custom Tattoo Design is the Design for You?

The Benefits of Choosing a Custom Tattoo Design

Tattoos designs are a great way to represent many aspects- whether it’s relationships with family & friends, personal values or other things that people identify with. When someone wants a tattoo, they typically look into getting a symbol, message or design that is unique to them and embodies something important. (more…)