J&B Commissioned A Tattoo Artist To Ink 25 Limited Edition Bottles of Scotch.

J&B Limited Tattoo

The idea to tattoo the bottles was devised by French design studio Button Button as an unusual way to commemorate J&B’s heritage. Read more

Plastic Fantastic. A Look At All Of Good Ol’ Sailor Brand’s Bottle Designs For Their 3 Vodkas, Beer and Now, Gin.

Good Ol' Sailor Brand's Bottle Designs

Good ol’ Sailor is Galatea’s brand for traditional, organic and innovative vodka, classic beer and – launching this month, Gin. Besides being great-tasting, Sailor Vodka, Beer and Gin add two important dimensions: ecological thinking brought into liquor products, and the way to wrap them in playful, artistic designs by female illustrators, in a male dominated and often conservative niche. Read more

Scott Campbell Breaks Out Of His Shell With Graphite Illustrated Ostrich Egg Interiors.

It’s no secret I’ve been a fan of Scott Campbell’s work for awhile now, having written about him numerous times. The Brooklyn-based tattoo artist has quickly became a celeb favorite and force in the art world. He’s inked Marc Jacobs (both Marc and Scott have his “Bros before Hos” tatts), created leather bags for Louis Vuitton (and drew faux tatts on the runway models with a Sharpie marker), cut up currency, burnt tortillas and is now drawing inside broken Ostrich eggs with graphite. Read more

Branded Babies, Real and Silicone, by Dietrich Wegner.


above image composite by if it’s hip, it’s here

Australian born artist Dietrich Wagner’s Cumulous Brand is a series of sculptures and photos in which babies (real and silicone models) are covered in multicolored tattoos in a meditation on how our identities evolve and how we declare them. Read more

Tattoos and Tentacles by Julian Murray Captures Inked People with Things That Squirt Ink.

Tattoos and Tentacles by Julian Murray

Tattoos and Tentacles is a new coffee table book featuring a collection of photographs of inked people, wearing very little except their body art, and draped in cephalopods that squirt ink (that’s a fancy way of saying octopus and squid). Read more

Sharpie Appears On The Catwalk [Again] In The 2011 F/W Qasimi Homme Collection.

Sharpie markers have hit that catwalk again. Whereas Rodarte used Sharpies to decorate the arms and bodies of women in their S/S 2010 collection, this time it’s men donning the black markers to embellish the collection of menswear for 2011 Fall /Winter Qasimi Homme line. Read more

Inked Magazine Profiles Kat Von D with Stunning Photos by James Dimmock.

Tatted siren Katherine Von Drachenberg, aka Kat Von D, graced the cover of Inked Magazine accompanied by an interview and these stunning photos by celebrity photographer James Dimmock. Read more

Drill Baby, A Narratively Tattooed Infant From Jason Clay Lewis.

Drill baby by jason clay lewis

Artist Jason Clay Lewis, whose unusual work I have blogged about before when I featured his Drop Dead Gorgeous exhibit and his wonderful engraved bullets, has given birth to yet another compelling project. Read more