There’s nothing more important to the survival of a tattoo shop than a like-minded and passionate tattoo family. Read on to meet the crew!Read More
Being an artist and being a businessman/woman are like oil and water, or atleast its been precieved that way since forever. Artists must struggle and be poor for the sake of creating great things. 凸(⊙▂⊙✖ )Read More
The DIY phenomenon itself isn't new, its a reinvention. It's a lifestyle that takes years to craft, eventually incorporating it into every aspect of your life, Doing It Yourself is a rewarding adventure.
"It's a different way of thinking. People who make things with their own hands have to 'think outside the box'. When you really wonder why, you start to remember that this is what hands and brains were made for. "
Health. Experimenting. Meditation. Tattoos.
Considering the meaning. Exploring my own past, and old thesis; incorporating it into my present.Read More
Before Thanksgiving, we took a short trip to Memphis. It wasn’t our first time visiting since moving to Louisville, and it’s certainly not our last. We had two very packed days full of work, fun and bite-sized self reflections.Read More
Being a small business owner requires a level head to maintain what you worked hard for. Lessons are being learned, and we wouldn't change a thing.Read More
DORK is accepting creative young individuals to begin their apprenticeship at DORK Tattoo Parlour. We’re killing your old life and molding you into a dork. Succumb to the forces of creativity.Read More
You might have visited our website, or overheard the name DORK somewhere, yet you really have no idea what DORK is, or what we do. It’s our lifestyle that makes DORK what it is, and we can’t be anything but honest to ourselves and those around us. So, here it goes...Read More
I’m a female apprenticing tattoo shop owner. It’s an interesting area of life to be in—along the way I’ve learned some things that are humbling, humiliating and enlightening. Here’s a sneak peak from the mindset of an apprenticing (female) tattoo artist and business owner.Read More
Dorks don’t jump into anything without knowing about it first. Then again, with a fierce determination to become masters in it, Dorks jump into everything knowing little about it.Read More
It’s been a long time guys– don’t you hate it when blogs say that? Maybe it’s just me.Read More