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From time to time people ask me to design a tattoo for them, and most of the time I am able to fulfill their wishes. And while some people are never heard of after I send them the designs, some are kind enough to send me pictures of the final result. So, here’s a small before/after show:

First we have an “Always In My Heart” ambigram I created for Mike. This is the original design:

And the tattooed version:

Unfortunately the tattoo artist changed the “swooshes” at the beginning and the end of the word and added a metallic effect to the design. And all in all the outlines could be clearer…

Second, this is an “Anthony/Alaina”  symbiotogram I designed for Jason. A different version of it can be seen in the last post:

The tattoo:

Jason and his tattoo artist decided to close the gap in the “T”…

After all it’s nice to see that some people like my work so much that they decide to spend the rest of their lifes with it 😉


I was asked to do a custom symbiotogram of the names Anthony and Alaina for a tattoo. I found a few solutions and styles, but my favorite one is this:

It may be not best in terms of readability and it’s definetly not tattoo compatible since the customer wants an all black tattoo, but I’m really happy with the solution and the style. There has not been a decision on which design will be chosen yet, so I will post the other ones later.

I gave my girlfriend a complete “Sailor Moon” DVD-Edition for her birthday, and now we are watching it …
And I still haven’t lost my sanity!
Or have I?
Hmm, maybe I have, because in my lunchbreak I created this “Sailor Moon” ambigram pattern:

As you can see it’s not a real chained ambigram, but two seperate ambigrams of the words “Sailor” and “Moon”. Hmm, this would make a nice gift wrap…

Last month, two of my colleagues got married. So, what would be more obvious than to create some ambigrams for the two couples!?
Here’s number 1: “Magda + Martin

And this is number 2: “Julika & Benni