Chiang Mai is home to some of the best tattoo artists in Thailand. Whether you’re in search of a custom-designed piece, vegan ink, machine or bamboo – you’ll find it here.
The Cutler Barber and Tattoo Parlor is a trendy old-school style barber shop with a tattoo studio upstairs where their professional set-up specialises in classic tattoo techniques and designs. A one-stop shop for men who take pride in their appearance.
Skinart Tattoo Studio is located in a small shop just off the Old City moat. Chris, the owner and artist, is a brilliant choice for those who want a more unique and personalised tattoo experience. He encourages customers to opt for a customised tattoo rather than picking generic designs from the Internet. Chris only uses vegan ink, specialises in mandala and dot work styles, and his work is not only done with extreme skill but it is also made with plenty of love. Chris also happens to be one of Chiang Mai’s top DJs and is known as one of Thailand’s top graphic designers.
If you are in search of a Thai-style tattoo then Naga Crew Tattoo is the perfect spot for you. Choose from machine or bamboo techniques, and you can even join forces with your friends as four artists can work on customers at the same time. This studio is located in Chiang Mai’s red light district of Loi Kroh.
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