Cheers to all of you for your trust!
UNIKAT is now expanding to welcome you in 2 different locations.
So, here’s the good News: to thank you all for making it happen, we put together an opening event full of goodies.
Come over with a bunch of friends and let us treat you with:
+ ART EXHIBITION
+ NEW TATTOO DESIGNS PREVIEW
+ FREE FRESH DRINKS kindly provided by BALIS, GELDERMANN & OSTMOST
+ A TATTOO LOTTERY
-> Your chance to win one of the tattoos designed by each resident artist. Ticket will be sold for 1 euro.
At the end of the event, 7 winners will be picked. Attribution of each tattoo will follow artist’s alphabetical order.
All benefits will go to the association Wirtschaftapfel which is active in promoting environmental education of children and the preservation of ancient Trees.
WHERE & WHEN:
Karl Marx Strasse 149, 12043 Berlin.
Go through the gate towards backyard.
From 4 pm to 10 pm.
For updates, check out FB event.
Brazilian tattoo artist Vitoria Vilela will be doing her last stop of her European Tour with us before she flies back home.
Specialized in fineline blackwork tattoos, she enjoys to draw botanical or illustrative designs with a sense of fantasy.
Both strong and delicate at the same time, her tattoos are an ode to femininity.
Contact her to book: https://www.instagram.com/vv_tattoo/
We are extremely excited to be receiving hand poker @duhovka ( Czech Republic ) for a few days in september.
Queen of Free-hand, her unique style is recognozable in a glimpse.
Check her instagram and be directly in touch to book your amazing ink asap.
We are extremely looking forward to be hosting our dear friend and Black tattoo Queen @oleksas_tattoos again for a few days in August.
Get in touch with her asap to book your amazing ink!
Please read the following if you want to make a booking:
I’m taking entries for the Filigree project, custom requests and will also bring my book with one-of-a-kind designs.
For a custom design:
-clearly explain the subject, placement and preferred size. If possible, include a reference image from my recent work. Please keep your application as brief as possible.
-city where you want to make a booking (Berlin/Hamburg)
For a booking for the Filigree project:
If you want to book an apointment for Filigree, make sure to state this in the subject line. When you book an appointment for Filigree, you can pick a design from the book and I will make it ready to be tatttooed. So basically it works like picking a Flash design. Designs can not be reserved, and I will tattoo each design only once. I will make sure to reserve plenty of time on the day to make everything work. However, this will limit my options for the rest of the day, so when you sign up, please only do so if you truely want to become part of this project. Check meesterprikkebeen.wordpress.com for more info, or check my IG for recent work.
You can send your application to email@example.com. Looking forward to hear your ideas!
Brief info about the Filigree project:
Filigree project is a project based on a nearly 40 year old herbarium I found. Do not expect ‘perfect’ flowers, they are old and brittle, but because of that, they contain an even bigger and unique delicacy. I want to capture this fragility and transfer it onto skin. They range from small wild owers, to bigger grasses and will be suitable for arms, legs and on the back (down the spinal area). I’m looking for interesting and complementing placement on the body, and will tattoo them in true size. I will bring this project with me to Berlin and Hamburg.
I fell in love with handpoking the moment I first tried it roughly 2 years ago. I get lots of inspiration from nature, and love to incorporate an abstract touch to my designs.
French Hand poker Flo aKa @lazyfactory will be with us for 3 days only at the end of the month.
He has plenty of exclusive flashes for you to get a unique stick’n’poke.
Be directly in touch with him for bookings.
Vicky Pila will be with us next week!
She’s bringing lots of geometric designs with, and is always happy to take in your projects, including on difficult spots like hands, ribs and inside the biceps.
Be in touch with her to book your hand poked tattoo.
Brave the rain tomorrow and be rewarded right away as it’s your chance to get inked one of our unique designs for a special price.
Featuring @madame_unikat, our promising @albareyk and our dear friend @maxnewtowntattoo + SURPRISE.
Swing by the Studio, it’s warm and chill 🙂
We are so happy and honoured to be hosting a wonderful line up of hand pokers artists in the heart of the summer.
Each one of them has his own distinctive style and you will therefore surely find your best match.
Hand poked tattoos, also known as “stick and poke” are healing much faster than electric tattoos, which is indeed a big plus if you are planning on going to sunny places and taking a swim.
In 5/7 days only, you should be totally able to do that ( as opposed to 2 weeks when it comes to electric tattoo).
So, check out the profile of every tattooist we invited, and be in touch asap with them directly if you want to secure your appointment.
English illustrator and self taught hand poke tattoo artist based in Bristol, Lotte Vanns will be with u from July 4th to July 8th.
The majority of her work is about the human relationship with ones self and the human relationship with the natural world. She likes to create tattoos that are soft yet bold in both subject matter and style.
Contact her for bookings: https://www.instagram.com/lottevanns/
She will also have time for you on our Flash Friday July 7th on a first arrived-first served basis.