The hunt’s on for the perfect tattoo. You’re ready to take the plunge but that perfect design still hasn’t materialized. After days if not weeks of scouring the web that desktop folder labeled “Tattoo Designs” is as empty as your step mother’s heart. Where are all those cool designs that scream “I’m awesome AND unique.”
From cutting edge trends to timeless classics, here are some of the trendiest tattoo designs guaranteed to impress.
These intricate arrows.
If you own a computer then you’ve probably seen your fair share of arrow tattoos. From single shafts to clusters of tiny decorative spears, arrows are still as popular as ever. This tiny trio of arrows boasts an impressive level of detail and color rarely seen in works of this size. (Photo: Banul)
This blue-tiful fern.
This gorgeous gradient fern follows the contours of the shoulder and continues on under the collarbone. Lately gradient colors have been all rage but few are executed as smoothly as this amazing design. (Photo: Marcin Aleksander Surowiec)
This pineapple cocktail.
While not a design you go into a session looking for, you can’t deny how unbelievably cool this piece is. Trust your artist and good things will happen. Especially if your artist happens to be David Cote. (Photo: David Cote)
This mysterious pair of eyes.
Here we have a lonesome pair of feline eyes that just begs to be finished off with the nearest Sharpie. (Photo: Georgia Grey)
This floral neck work.
We’ll chalk this pearlescence sheen up to good skin care. Floral tattoos have always enjoyed a high level of popularity but this well placed apple blossom would look good on just about any lucky lady’s neck. (Photo: zihwa)
This heart galaxy.
In the ever-growing world of galaxy-themed watercolor tattoos, this amazing forearm work is quickly becoming one of our favorites. (Photo: Juan David Rendón)
These tiny planets.
From the phases of the moon to the planets in our solar system, these colorful forearm designs are everything an astronomy fan could ever want in a tattoo. (Photo: Hill Tattoo)
This white ink snowflake.
So elegantly there. Almost as if it’s not there. (Photo: Sol Art)
This girl on the moon.
A small girl finds comfort in this crescent moon.
This halftone shoulder piece.
There’s a good chance this tattoo doesn’t belong to a women but it’s just too cool leave off the list. (Photo: Sol Art)