Alex Binnie and Duncan X – A Pain in the Art

A new tattoo underground has emerged in recently years and their cutting-edge visuals go far beyond the tattoo mainstream. Visual artist Alex Binnie is a legend within the international tattoo scene and his Into You studio that he’s been running for 19 years in East London continues to foster countless talents and innovators including Curly, Thomas Hooper, Nick Schonberger and Duncan X to name but a few—all featured in Gestalten’s new Forever: The New Tattoo book. We met Duncan and Alex in London to talk about the current mass appeal of tattoos, its uniqueness as an art form and the “holy trinity” of tattooing styles.

Skateable Living Room in Athens, Greece with Tony Hawk

While on vacation in Greece, Tony Hawk and Jesse Fritsch found a skate spot online called “The Ramp House”, a private residence designed with skate features throughout. After a few e-mails they had an opportunity for a quick stop by this third story skateable habitat on the way to the airport.

Learn more about the skate house here