Inked Mag Staff
June 29th, 2022
75 Lovely Lisa Frank Tattoos
Are you a fan of Lisa Frank?
If you were a kid during the 1980s and 1990s, you were probably head over heels for anything Lisa Frank. From pencils to notebooks to Trapper Keepers, Lisa Frank was absolutely everywhere. The company was started by Lisa Frank in 1979 when she was just 24 years old. It was initially named Sticky Fingers and intended as a children’s jewelry company. Luckily, the name Lisa Frank stuck and soon she was creating some of the brightest, most colorful creations on the market. Her work frequently depicted neon colored animals—notably tigers, leopards, pandas, dolphins, cats and dogs, as well as aliens. It became a cultural phenomenon over the coming decades and was a must have for stationary and school supplies.
These days, Lisa Frank continues to be celebrated by fans worldwide and the nostalgia is alive and well. You can continue to find the classic school supplies, as well as plenty of apparel, shoes and other accessories. And yes, you can even get a Lisa Frank tattoo these days. Artists from across the globe have celebrated Lisa Frank and even made it their own through creative and colorful tattoos. Take a peek at some of our favorite Lisa Frank inspired art in the gallery below and let us know if you’re still a ride or die Lisa Frank fan in the comments section on social media.
Inspired by Japanese culture and anime, MimiSama combines old school methods with modern technology in her unique style of tattooing
He fights in the UFC, fronts a punk band, runs a clothing line and does a little stand-up comedy on the side—so, yeah, Andre “Touchy” Fili is all the way alive