These dishes by Paul Timman are inspired by irezumi, the traditional Japanese tattooing style that frequently features koi fish, cherry blossoms and dragons.
Timman is a multi-talented tattoo artist by trade; his work appears on Angelina Jolie and Mark Wahlberg. Timman's irezumi dishware is one more example of the way tattoos have transcended from dark subcultures to mainstream awareness.
Implications - The transition of tattoo art from underground taboo to mainstream form of personal expression is reflected in much more than body art in its original form. Tattoo art is popping up in all facets of design, with everything from this dishware from Paul Timman to apparel pieces bearing a tattoo aesthetic.
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