Los Angeles

  • Bombs Away – Saber

    There isn’t a hell of a lot separating the realms of tattooing and graffiti. Both methods of expression have traditionally been shrouded in secrecy, with an unavoidable stigma of taboo from the general public. And as good as you might… [ read more ]

    08/19/09
  • Hail To The King

    Jaime King regrets her tattoos only in the middle of the night. “There have been times where I had to get up at 3 o’clock in the morning because I had to be on set two hours extra so they… [ read more ]

    08/13/09
  • Mr. Cartoon

    NKED: Where were you born? CARTOON: I was born in downtown L.A., but I grew up in the harbor area down by the docks. I’m grateful because not many people who grow up there get into this business. If you… [ read more ]

    08/11/09
  • Intelligent Design

    Tattoos and couture collide in the work of these fashion designers. Some are upand- coming and some have already come up, but they all stay true to their art with designs that are irreverent, witty, and anything but ordinary. Matt… [ read more ]

    08/07/09
  • Lucky 13

    What makes the following 13 cities so charmed? They’re all home to drinking holes that get the Inked stamp of approval. Here, 39 spots where we’ll throw one (or more) back—in no particular order, because we don’t like ranking things…. [ read more ]

    08/05/09
  • Todd Burnes and Olivia Miner

    As different industries continue to embrace tattoos, the importance of pre serving the integrity of the culture has never been more important. That’s where Todd Burnes and Olivia Miner, of Canvas Los Angeles, come in. Originally conceived as a modest… [ read more ]

    02/27/08
  • Purple Panther Tattoo

    Purple Panther Design Inc 7560 W SUNSET BLVD LOS ANGELES, CA 90046-3413 323-882-8165 http://www.purplepanthertattoos.com/ Established: 1991 Artists: Jessen, Emily Unsworth, Graham Chaffee, and Ace Farren Ford You won’t find any heavy metal music blaring or stereotypical “tough guys” (read: assholes)… [ read more ]

    01/08/08