Tattoo 2.0

Exploring the future of ink
Implications - Tattoos are evolving beyond traditional ink. As alternative and counter-culture practices become more mainstream, people are seeking more unique forms of self-expression, whether it's a braille tattoo, glow-in-the-dark ink or an emotion-sensing tattoo. Safer versions, such as false tattoo sleeves and edible chocolate tattoos, are also being sought out, thanks to a greater emphasis on health and well-being.
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Viral Top 6 Examples: 656,185 Total Clicks Mar 07 - Nov 07
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Glow in the Dark Tattoos
SCORE: 7
Viral 390,479 Clicks Pub: Jun 11, 07
Glow in the Dark Tattoos
Have you always wanted a tattoo but were afraid of what your boss will say? With glow in the dark tattoos you can cover yourself in body art and no one will be the wiser (unless they see you with the… [More]
Eye Color Tattoos - Your Eye Balls Are The Next Frontier In Ink
SCORE: 6.9
Viral 90,072 Clicks Pub: Aug 10, 07
Eye Color Tattoos
Your Eye Balls Are The Next Frontier In Ink
When you have run out of surface area on your skin, look inwards ... at your own eyes. I guess some body modification nuts thought it was a good idea to have the whites of their eyes stained with blue… [More]
Sun Tattoos - Tanning a Pattern of Art on Your Body
SCORE: 6.9
Viral 35,943 Clicks Pub: Oct 7, 07
Sun Tattoos
Tanning a Pattern of Art on Your Body
Your body is a canvas, so why not let the sun paint a patterned tan on that canvas? Designer Yu-Chiao Wang has developed a concept called the sun tattoo. She describes: "Sun Tattoo is a soft stencil… [More]
Braille Tattoos - Body Modifications for the Blind Make Sight and Touch Statements
SCORE: 6.9
Viral 81,713 Clicks Pub: Oct 19, 07
Braille Tattoos
Body Modifications for the Blind Make Sight and Touch Statements
Braille tattoos are a new innovation that allow the blind to enjoy body modifications too. Klara Jirkova, a student at the University of Arts in Berlin, came up with an innovation to modify the... [More]
Yummy Tattoos - Body Talk Marks Your Flesh with Chocolate
SCORE: 6.6
Viral 29,767 Clicks Pub: Mar 17, 07
Yummy Tattoos
Body Talk Marks Your Flesh with Chocolate
Yum, yum, yum get love in your tum. This chocolate tattoo kit is rather tasty. You get one jar of chocolate body frosting, stencils and a brush. If you're the eater, or the wearer, there is no doubt this… [More]
Emotion Sensitive Electronic Tattoos - The SKIN Project
SCORE: 6.7
V. Hot 28,211 Clicks Pub: Oct 18, 07
Emotion Sensitive Electronic Tattoos
The SKIN Project
The SKIN project is truly a new twist on the mood ring idea. The electronic mood tattoos from Philips appear to change with the wearers moods! “The SKIN Tattoo project investigates the use... [More]