The tattoo artists healing our invisible wounds
Getting a tattoo has always been an act of reclamation. But now more than ever, we are processing collective trauma through bodily transformation.
Tramp stamps are making a comeback
Women and queer youth are reclaiming the subversive and highly sexualized lower back tattoo.
Tea Leigh brings a healing touch to hand-poked tattoos
The Brooklyn-based artist on astrology as queer currency, birth chart tattoo readings and the push to change the patriarchal nature of the industry.
these hong kong youth aren't afraid to show off their ink
i-D talks to five artists that are trying to break the stigma around tattoo culture.
mira mariah's tattoos help clients reclaim their bodies
"I’d be doing myself, my friends, and my peers a disservice to only be illustrating one singular image."
scott campbell is doing free, mystery tattoos this weekend
i-D talks to the artist about the pressure of blind tattooing before his pop up event at the Marc Jacobs store on Madison Avenue.
seoul's young creatives on transcending the k-bubble
How young creatives are supporting each other and pushing the boundaries of the city's rapidly evolving scene.
90s subcultures: where are they now?
What ever happened to the gabbers, the skinheads, the metalheads and the juggalos?
a guide to getting your first tattoo with celebrity artist @jonboy
JonBoy's minimal designs have seduced Kendall Jenner, Justin Bieber, and even Alessandro Michele. From couples' tattoos to eating candy, he shares the dos and don'ts of your first time.
these rainbow-colored tattoos are like lisa frank on acid
Seattle-based tattoo artist Lolli tells i-D about her queer designs — from gay alien babes to Beyoncé in the Hogwarts Sorting Hat.
11 queer poc tattoo artists to follow now
A few of our favorite artists share their work and experiences as LGBTQI+ people of color in the tattoo world.
these hand-poked tattoos are queer, feminist, and fat-friendly
Seattle-based tattoo artist MKNZ advocates for inclusivity through her tattoos.