Brisbane’s Top Tattoo Studios

Brisbane’s Top Tattoo Studios

Ready to make this permanent?

By Hayley Hinze | 21st September 2020

Don’t bother posting for recommendations and reviews – we’ve saved you the trouble and rounded up the best tattoo shops, tattoo artists, and tattoo studios in Brisbane. Getting permanently inked is a big deal, so visit these artists for a piece you can love for a lifetime!

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Fox and Moon Tattoo Collective | Windsor

Known for its pastel pink boutique studio, Fox and Moon feels more like a day spa than a tattoo studio. Artists offer extensive experience and their own unique style so you know your piece will be perfect. A range of vegan tattoo aftercare products are also on offer, as they strive to be as environmentally conscious as possible – we love!


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Celebrity Ink | Lutwyche & Upper Mt Gravatt

What once began as a single tattoo studio in Phuket has now become the biggest tattoo brand in the world. Specialising in every style of tattoo, these award-winning artists have a reputation for quality work. In their modern and luxe studio, masterpieces of every size, colour and style are created on the daily.


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City Body Art | CBD

From clean minimalist works to colourful pieces, these artists have all your design dreams sorted. If you’re on a budget but still want a quality piece, their apprentice offers a selection of simple yet timeless tattoos for just $50.


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Shinko Tattoo | Albion

With a combined 50+ years of experience, the eight artists at Shinko Tattoo are bound to deliver quality services, experiences and, of course, tattoos. Although catering for all styles, this team specialises in Japanese traditional, neo-traditional and Americano pieces.


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The Inker Tattoo Studio | Alderley

Having recently moved from Kelvin Grove to a new vintage-inspired Alderley studio, artists Dean and Zak are creating masterpieces in style. Their coloured tattoos are particularly vibrant and are a testament to their attention to detail and talent.


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Trailer Trash Tattoo | Annerley

This diverse team of seven experienced tattooists each have their own specialty, meaning your wildest design dreams can come to life. Trailer Trash tattoos are quite contrary to their name, and are renowned for their vibrant and intricate designs, specialising in American traditional and neo-traditional style.


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Ink Embassy | Bulimba

A team of six artists make up the Ink Embassy team that are known for their unique and creative custom designs. Whether it’s striking line art or a shaded portrait piece you’re after, watch the talented artists bring it to life in their trendy boutique studio.


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Seventh Circle Tattoo | Woolloongabba

What began as a small four-person operation, now houses nine talented and insightful tattoo artists. If you’re looking for inspiration and guidance from an artistic pro, this team can add their own unique approach to your idea – originality is their trademark!


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Valley Ink | Fortitude Valley

This team has a reputation for creating some of Brisbane’s most inspired and high-quality tattoos. Artists cater for all genres, bringing your unique ideas to life even better than how you imagined it. The studio also often plays host to international artists during their travel so you can always experience something new!


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Black Ivy Tattoo | Chermside

Northsiders love the work of these enthusiastic and creative artists. Competent in whatever style you can imagine, their ink masterpieces are popular for their longevity and quality. Their cosmetic brow tattoo services also deserve an honourable mention!


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Temple Tattoo | Carseldine

From traditional, black and grey to custom designs, Kelly and his talented team of three will have you covered (literally, in ink). Temple Tattoo has a standout reputation for their stunning artwork and friendly service, offering original designs at all times.


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Parliament House Studio | Kangaroo Point

Tucked under the Story Bridge are three artists who are bound to create a tattoo you will love. Whether it’s a beautiful fine line piece or life-like coloured tattoo that you’re after, their work is actually amazing. With an aim to create a safe space where all feel comfortable and welcomed, you’ll feel the tattoo love!


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Tradition Tattoo | Fortitude Valley

If traditional, neo-traditional or Japanese styles are your thing, this is the place to go. These specialist tattooists can be trusted for their talent, creative insight and service. With seven resident artists, you’ve got a plethora of talent to choose from.


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Article by Hayley Hinze

This story has been written by a Guest Styler for Style