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Design Porn: Impressive Typographical Tattoos

Perhaps because they’re an easy way of ensuring that something that’s permanent looks good, typographical tattoos aren’t just popular with design geeks. In fact, the trend has become so widespread that Ina Saltz has published two photographic books on the topic: Body Type and Body Type 2. Click through for ten of our favorite examples of typographical tattoos, from an ode to the ampersand to some beautifully-rendered fonts.


Designer/illustrator Jessica Hische [via hurley sashimi]


Calligraphy tattoo by Betsy Dunlap [via A Cup of Jo]


[via Body Type]


[via Abuzeedo]


Suicide note tattoo in Adobe Caslon Pro [via typographyshop]


[via kurtis and kurtis]


[via Damn Cool Pics]


[via yodaka’s tumblr]


[via Body Type]


[via we love typography]

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