AKA Tattoo Collective

Opening New Space in London
Posted by Gestalten—01/2013

The AKA project started in Berlin as a multidiscipinary space, which merges different crafts by various artisans, photographers, painters, perfomers, tattoo artists, silk screen printers, and more. Now the creative collective is opening a new space in the city of London. Hidden in a private Dalston ground floor residence, you will find the same artists involved in the Berlin project along with a special resident London team.

For the opening, AKA London presents a very special group show of the represented tattoo artists, curated by Jon John with unique work commisioned especially for this occasion. The event will take place on January 18th, 7-10 pm.

This is an invitation only event, please RSVP here or at wetattooinlondon@gmail.com. The AKA team would be delighted to share a drink with you on ground floor of the house. Forever: The New Tattoo, published by Gestalten, features work by a number of the AKA crew, including the curator of the exhibition, Jon John.

Forever

The New Tattoo
Posted by Gestalten—09/2013
Tattoos have gone mainstream. Here comes the tattoo underground.
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Alex Binnie and Duncan X

The Art of Pain — Forever: The New Tattoo
Posted by Lucas—09/2012

A new tattoo underground has emerged in recently years and their cutting-edge visuals go far beyond the tattoo mainstream.

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Forever: The New Tattoo

Recap of Berlin Book Launch
Posted by Lucas—09/2012

The suggestion that “tattoos are not just for sailors any more” is a familiar one.

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Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

A Crafty Outline Stencil Sans

Designed by Martin Aleith, the new Gestalten font QUANTEN combines geometric design with calligraphic elegance. In a new interview with Aleith, we leave aside the standard questions and talk in depth about the actual design process of his new font.
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

Photography for Wanderlust

A selection of photography from our recent book The Outsiders: New Outdoor Creativity to let your imagination run wild.
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

An Interview with Autoban

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Posted by Gestalten—07/2014
Celebrating New Outdoor Creativity
Posted—05/2014

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