i am back from north country in the wacky world of new york, hows this for fun?

Fashion week who cares? we got tat’s.

Designers, by definition, are all about creativity, visual communication, and self-expression. One of the most common ways designers express themselves is by indelibly declaring their status as Homo Creativus in the medium of ink in skin. Like anyone else, designers’ tattoos are often butterflies, skulls, koi, Tardises, or names, but sometimes the ink is a little more graphic, speaking directly to the art, science, and people of design. Here is some of that designer ink; join me again in one week for the second half of this two-part series.

Click each image to view the image at its original resolution, on its original website. see creative pro for links.

Warning: Many Websites that display tattoos also often display images and slogans that are Not Safe For Work!

Please note: This article links to resources hosted on external Web sites outside of the control of CreativePro.com and  fuzzypictures. At any time those Web sites may close down, change their site or permalink structures, remove content, or take other actions that may render one or more of the above links invalid. As such neither Pariah S. Burke nor CreativePro.com can guarantee the availability of the third-party resources linked to in this article.

Pariah S. Burke is a design, publishing, and digital & epublishing workflow expert and consultant bringing creative efficiency into studios, agencies, and publications around the world. He is the author of ePublishing with InDesign CS6, Mastering InDesign for Print Design and Production, and other books for professionals with jobs to do on InDesign, Creative Suite, Adobe Illustrator, QuarkXPress, and digital publishing; author of more than 450 published tutorials and articles; co-author of the InDesign and Illustrator Adobe Certified Expert exams; an Adobe Community Professional; the former trainer and technical lead for InDesign, InCopy, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat to Adobe’s own technical support team; the host of a series of digital publishing, epub, and the business of design Webinars; a freelance graphic designer and publisher with more than 20 years’ experience; a WordPress and social media evangelist; and the publisher of a network of Websites, communities, and tools for creative professionals, the Workflow: Network.


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