Daniel Thorne, creator and lead tattooist of The Ink Factory has had a passion for drawing since he could hold a pencil, winning a national drawing competition at the age of 7 and has continued to thrive and grow as an artist.

In 2010 Dan was introduced into the world of tattooing and has had the privilege of working with some of the best tattooists in South coast, giving him the knowledge and skills to become a leading tattoo artist. One of his proudest moments was having a tattoo of his featured in The Daily Star




The Ink Factory is a stylish and friendly laid back studio, based in Bitterne Park Triangle. We pride ourselves on the highest standards of hygiene and customer satisfaction.
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Tattoos are an art as old as time, Fifty years ago tattoos were the watermark of rebels and social outcasts –bikers, sailors, carnival freaks. Tattoos have been a part of the human experience since the Stone Age and were present in nearly every culture across the globe, from the ancient Greeks and Romans to Africans, Native Americans and Polynesians. Tattoos have become more popular in recent years, and the people ...
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A tattoo is a design that is permanently etched in the skin using needles and ink.  The word tattoo is derived from the Tahitian term “tatua”, which means “to mark.” Tattoos have been displayed by people of all cultures for centuries, but they have only recently gained social acceptance. Many tattoos have their own meanings, which is why some people may have a certain design to represent themselves through  what they ...
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You can book in with us simply by email, face book, telephone or visiting us in the shop. We can also help you with your tattoo design that you wish to have to make it original by customising it for you. We are also available for walk ins.
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I visited The Ink Factory Tattoo about 2 weeks ago. They are brilliant :)
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“Studio is clean, well presented and the owner, Danny, is very informative before he does any work.  A very well ...
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“I’m in the medical field and so I know what to look for when it comes to a clean and ...
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