About Us

Premium tattooing in Ringwood using the finest inks, state of the art methods and exclusively award winning artists. The best known Tattoo Studio in Bournemouth, Southampton, Salisbury and surrounding areas. Brought to you by multiple award winning artist Archiebald Cook and his team.

Email us at info@kookietattoo.com or give us a call on 01425 472908

Monday - 10am to 5pm
Tuesday - 10am to 5pm
Wednesday - 10am to 5pm
Thursday - 10am to 5pm
Friday - 10am to 5pm
Saturday - 10am to 5pm
Sunday - Closed

The Artists

Archiebald Cook is a multiple award winning artist with a highly skilled team, available at his Ringwood tattoo studio.

Archiebald Cook


Archiebald Cook started tattooing at the age of 9 mentored by his father, Matt Cook of the Sharp Practice. In his teenage years he had been recognised by multiple magazines for his work, moving on to win awards in various categories around England. Archiebald is also the tattooist of international footballers.

Building a solid reputation in many styles of tattooing, Archie’s experience and determination to be the best tattooist he can, shows in all of his work.

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Efthimis Vrettos, aka Efthi, was born in 1986 and started his artistic career in Greece at the age of 12 through graffiti, moving on to study Graphic Design. This all amounted to a strong artistic foundation that established Efthi as one of the top tattoo artists in Athens, working in one of the capital’s most renowned studios.

Efthi is capable of all styles of tattooing and every piece reflects his background and passion.

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Jun Young Lee


Jun Young Lee is a black and grey specialist from South Korea. Jun has tattooed around the world collecting a wealth of knowledge in tattooing. Jun spends most of his time in the USA and prefers to tattoo black and grey realism. His relaxed attitude and love for the industry makes him a great artist.

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Leonardo Avelar


Leonardo Avelar, aka Leo, has been tattooing for over a decade. Originally from Brazil, Leo specialises in custom tattooing where quality is paramount. His artistic eye and understanding of effective contrast mean Leo’s tattoos last and stay strong for a lifetime.

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Andy Pollari


Andy is a tattoo artist from Finland. He has been travelling and tattooing all around Europe and lived in Portugal, Italy and the UK.

He started tattooing early 2016 and before that was heavily involved in the lowrider car culture and doing custom paint jobs, a creative skill that has paved the way for a successful career in tattooing.

Andy has a strong respect for the history of tattooing and loves doing west coast black and grey.

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Chris Hirakawa


Kiyoharu Hirakawa, aka Chris, is a black and grey/realism artist from Japan. His tattoo career began in graphite realism and has since taken him around England, Spain, Japan and Singapore.

His portfolio reflects his passion for dark realism and love for small details. His relaxed attitude and genuine love for tattooing makes him a fantastic edition to the Kookie family.

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The Shop

The Kookie Tattoo shop is based in Ringwood, Hampshire. Commutable distance from Salisbury, Bournemouth and Southampton.

40 Southampton Rd, Ringwood, BH24 1JD

The Blog

Archie had the pleasure of tattooing Southampton FC's Mario Lemina over the last month. Mario is a young, rising football player and it was fantastic to welcome him to Kookie this year. We look forward to seeing more of him on the pitch and in our chair!

José Fonte is a Premier League and International footballing star and welcoming him into Kookie has been an absolute privilege. José is currently expanding his well-travelled career in the North of France, playing for Lille. We would be delighted to have him back whenever he's back in England!

Get in Touch

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