Do you want to get a pretty tattoo and are you looking for some inspiring ideas? Discover our selection of trendy tattoo designs 2019 and choose the one you like the most.
Trendy tattoo 2019: selection of over 40 tattoo designs
Tattooing wasn’t that popular 30 years ago. Today we see more and more people with tattoos. In France, one in five people has at least one tattoo. The tattoo is a beautiful and original way to embellish your body while choosing a design or a symbol that represents us and speaks of our personality.
According to psychologists, people who want to get a tattoo or have a tattoo already, are extroverted, seek new experiences and feel unique. In any case, you don’t get a tattoo by chance. The tattoo is a thoughtful decision. And there is always a motive behind: event, love, passion or whatever. Are you motivated to get a tattoo, but you don’t know which model to choose? We are here to help, guide and inspire you through a selection of our favorite tattoo designs..
How tattoos were first introduced in Europe ?
On his return from the South Seas in 1769, Captain Cook introduced tattoos for the first time to Europe. Some of the sailors who accompanied her on this trip were so taken by the tattoos adorning the Polynesian women they met. After the return of Cook and his companions, tattoos became an emblem for intrepid sailors. Their appeal then widened. People from all walks of life, from criminals to European nobility, began to engage in this form of body adornment, which is now very popular..
Trendy tattoo 2019: zoom on the most trendy models
Just like hair, makeup, and fashion, tattoo trends change over the years. While the 90s were all about tribal tattoos. The 2000s were marked by waves of lower back tattoos and nautical-inspired stars. Now, with Instagram becoming an essential portfolio tool for sharing works by artists, innovation is at an all-time high and many new tattoo styles are becoming popular..
In 2019, there was a huge variety of styles that you probably already see everywhere. Pop culture-inspired, realistic watercolor tattoos are all the rage, and more and more artists are drawing inspiration from more traditional art forms and movements. In the list of trendy tattoo designs 2019, there are also small tattoos, minimalist tattoos and geometric tattoos. Our selection mainly includes models of small tattoos for men and women that will make a superb first tattoo. Our regular readers know very well that we are big fans of the minimalist style…
According to a survey carried out for La Croix, 18% of French people over 18 are or have been tattooed.
Trendy tattoo 2019: flower tattoo
The flower tattoo is one of the most preferred tattoo designs for women. Soft and delicate, it can embellish any part of the body: arm, ankle, wrist, back, leg etc. You can find a wide variety of designs or create your own.
One of the most popular flower tattoos is rose. The rose, the favorite flower of many, is a symbol of passionate love. You can get a rose tattoo in black or in color, it depends on your desires. Either way, it is a tattoo design that is beautiful and classic at the same time. Since it is so widespread, tattoo artists easily and easily achieve.
This flower leg tattoo design is stunning. Such work takes several hours. The leg tattoo is a decision that takes some thought. You should also be careful about the method of hair removal you use. While the skin is healing, all kinds of hair removal should be avoided.
You can combine your flower tattoo with other elements. In the case of the arm tattoo below, its wearer decided to add a triangle.
The arm and forearm are a part of the body often chosen for tattooing, by men as well as by men.
What a pretty rose tattoo, right? The wearer of this pretty colored rose chose an inconspicuous and discreet location.
Another very popular tattoo in recent years is the lotus tattoo. The lotus tattoo is one of the hottest tattoos in recent times. This tattoo design represents awakening, renewal, purity and eloquence.
If you want to know more about the meaning of different flowers and to explore even more flower tattoo idea, we invite you to consult our publication dedicated to this subject..
Trendy tattoo 2019: the wolf tattoo
Several peoples revere him and respect him deeply for his intelligence. Impossible not to mention the sinister wolves of the House of Starks from the Game of Thrones TV series. Indeed, the wolf tattoo carries several positive meanings. The wolf symbolizes intelligence, deep and strong instincts, freedom, respect, courage, but also loyalty and knowledge of the order of the Forest. He also symbolizes love because he also takes care of his family, the wolf and her cubs and protects them. This tattoo has always been popular and it still is in 2019.
Wolf or dog ?
Trendy tattoo 2019: the finger tattoo
The finger tattoo is small, discreet and original. It is often preferred by those who love small tattoos. Finger tattoo designs are numerous: symbols, letters, geometric shapes and many more. It is important to note that the fingers remain a visible part of the body. This means that your tattoo will make an impression and will be easily spotted. You can place them over your finger or hide them between two fingers for more mystery. However, if you do very little research, you will find that finger tattoos eventually fade..
We love the idea of the constellation finger tattoo in the photo below. This is our favorite finger tattoo idea. It is very discreet, soft and original. You can’t find any ?
The heart tattoo is a classic! His message he sends back is simple: love forever !
The finger tattoo fades easily because we wash our hands very often. Still, that shouldn’t stop you from doing it if you feel like it. You just have to maintain it and visit the tattoo artist from time to time to do it again.
Trendy tattoo 2019: geometric tattoos
Geometric tattoos are still trending this year. Circle, triangle, square, rectangle or other, each geometric tattoo has its meaning. The circle expresses perfection, harmony and wholeness. On the other hand, the triangle symbolizes balance and orientation. It is also often associated with the illuminated.
The square tattoo is made up of straight lines. It is most often associated with energy, stability, order, organization. In Hindu culture, the square represents the natural order of the Universe. the cardinal points: North, South, East, West. Winter, Spring, Summer, Autumn: the four seasons. It is quite possible to combine several geometric shapes in order to design a unique and personalized tattoo..
Trendy tattoo 2019: tattoos inspired by works of art
What is the result when you combine classic art and tattooing? The result is a contemporary work of art inspired by ancient art. From painting to body, many people inspired by their favorite painter, decide to get a tattoo of one of his most famous works. Classical art revised.
Getting a tattoo inspired by a work of art is hard work. You will need to find an experienced tattoo artist and even better, someone who has done such a tattoo project before..
Some love him, others despise him. This is the painter Joan Miro. Now these surreal works are perfect as original tattoo inspiration !
Ankle tattoo inspired by Spanish painter Joan Miro
Trendy tattoo 2019: bird tattoo
The bird tattoo is a wonderful idea for those who love soft tattoo designs. Depending on the species of bird chosen, the meanings vary. But one thing and certain, the bird symbolizes freedom. The bird tattoo is perfect for a shoulder, arm, forearm, wrist or ankle tattoo.
Trendy tattoo 2019: the elephant tattoo
The elephant, an animal highly respected in many different cultures, symbolizes intelligence, durability, strength, honor, responsibility. Elephant tattoos symbolize a variety of things; depending on who you are and the type of elephant you describe. When choosing an elephant for your tattoo design, you have two options: an African elephant or an Asian elephant.
African elephants have larger ears than Asian elephants and are generally larger. In Africa, the elephant is a symbol of power, strength and wisdom. They are not only strong physically, but also mentally strong. A herd of elephants can travel many miles over rugged terrain, using ancient, unmarked pathways to fin, shelter and food.
Trendy tattoo 2019: dreamcatcher tattoo
The dream catcher, often also referred to as the dreamcatcher, is a symbol from Native American culture. Rich in meanings, it is also often the subject of different tattoo designs. The dreamcatcher tattoo is said to protect against bad energies. Many people put it in their bedroom as a protector from bad dreams. You can get a tattoo of a small or a large dream catcher. There are models that combine it with other elements to strengthen its protective side.
The arrow tattoo is a tattoo often chosen as a couple tattoo.
Trendy tattoo 2019: these tattoos that make you laugh
If you’re the type of person who doesn’t take yourself too seriously, the idea of a tattoo that makes you laugh will appeal to you. Such a tattoo will always make you laugh! We love the idea of the funny arm tattoo below and the pun.
The electric tattoo machine was invented by the American Samuel O’Reilly in 1891.
Conceptual couple tattoo or friends tattoo
Since the tattoo has long been associated with sailors, the mermaid tattoo was one of the most common tattoos among sailors. Mermaids are associated with the gods of the sea, but also with seduction and feminine energy. Today there are several styles of mermaid tattoo. The one in the photo below is very stylish.
Another popular tattoo design right now is the forest, tree, and mountain. If you like to walk in nature then this can be a way to demonstrate it and remember it forever. Such a tattoo is ideal for expressing one’s connection with nature.
With all their height and grandeur, mountains have become a symbol of overcoming obstacles. They also symbolize detachment from worldly affairs, power and connection with nature..
Gorgeous mountain tattoo
The ankle is a discreet place often chosen to get a tattoo. A stylish little tattoo is perfect for this part of the body. In addition, its visibility is up to you !
Do you like cats ? So you will no doubt enjoy the super cute little cat tattoo design below..
Gorgeous and sophisticated arm tattoo template
Small, discreet and elegant