Who Wouldn't Want This Tattooed Sofa In Their Home?

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Check out this awesome tattooed sofa that will surely fit right in your home! Made exclusively by the talented hands of Gina McQuen.

I actually found out about Gina McQuen through tattoo artist Akuma Shugi on Facebook indirectly. She showed up on his profile's ‘People You May Know’ tab while I was looking through the tattoos he had done. I wouldn't have found out about her impressive works if I hadn't been too curious.
Londoner Gina McQuen tattoos irezumi on leather. This particular piece she's been working on for several days happened to be a custom tattooed sofa for a client in New York, which took place during a 14-day trip. Unluckily, Gina have been quite busy the past weeks so she hasn't been able to go for a little chat. She won't mind if we share her marvellous creations, though. Hopefully, we'll be able to finally sit down with her and get to talking; she has more to give. See for yourself on her Instagram.

Gina McQueen / Instagram
Gina McQueen / Instagram

This was Gina's blank canvass. It was an average-looking couch that might be similar to the one you have at home. Not for long.

tattooed sofa gina mcqueen
tattooed sofa gina mcqueen

In the course of twelve days, this is the fruit of Gina McQueen's labour. Amazing.

Gina McQueen / Faceboook
Gina McQueen / Faceboook

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Gina McQuen / Faceboook
Gina McQuen / Faceboook
Gina McQuen / Faceboook
Gina McQuen / Faceboook
Gina McQueen / Faceboook
Gina McQueen / Faceboook
tattooed sofa gina mcqueen
tattooed sofa gina mcqueen

Once the creative ordeal is over with, Gina glazes it with a protective coating to prevent smudging and preserve the art on the couch. That way, anyone who sits on it won't be walking off with a freaking Noumen plastered on his arse.

Gina McQueen / Faceboook
Gina McQueen / Faceboook

Check out some of the other sofas she's worked on so far.

Gina McQueen / Instagram
Gina McQueen / Instagram

We especially loved this white, refurbished one she'd done. It's very tasteful and modern. Whilst the tan-coloured sofa may look more of the part of a couch in a tattoo shop, this one looks like something that would go along with your Ikea furnitures in your cozy flat at Central.

Gina McQueen / Instagram
Gina McQueen / Instagram

Pretty sure, even my mum couldn't resist getting fond of this beauty.

Here's the shocking part, though:

Gina McQuen / Instagram
Gina McQuen / Instagram

That's right.

white tattooed sofa gina mcqueen
white tattooed sofa gina mcqueen
Gina McQueen / Instagram
Gina McQueen / Instagram
Gina McQueen / Faceboook
Gina McQueen / Faceboook

This is the gem she's currently working on. It's turning out gloriously. I'm seriously considering a custom piece from her.

Gina McQueen
Gina McQueen

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When she's not writing for Tattoodo, Xavier likes experimenting with art and organizing local music shows. We're kidding, she's probably asleep. Follow her on Instagram @claudia_strife

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