Toe Loop opens its door in 2008 in the vivid and multicultural Berlin’s district of Neuköln, in the peaceful and hype Weserstraße. Oliver Strupp’s intention is to give freedom to tattoo artists to create and offer their own style, as well as to explore and develop their creativity. Having experienced in his beginning the financial pressure while creating, Oliver’s vision is also to give to the young tattoo artists a shelter for their work without having financial troubles. The studio is designed as a work-inspiring space where the tattooists can exchange with one another their knowledge, experiences and skills; but also as a warm and cosy place where the customers can relax and enjoy the Toe Loop experience. Toe Loop has hosted the first steps into the tattoo world of Julia Rehme, then Valentin Hirsch, Chaim Machlev (DotsToLines), Mirja Fenris and Axel Esjmont. They all have succeeded in imposing their own personal style to the tattoo scene in Berlin and beyond. Jak Skallywag, Mark Noel, Silvia Blustorm and Carlo Roffare were also a part of our team for a few years and then left to live their own adventures.