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 [email protected] 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

(HEAD ARTIST)

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 multiple 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.

For bookings email [email protected]

Efthi

(RESIDENT ARTIST)

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

(PERMANENT GUEST ARTIST)

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.

For bookings email [email protected]

Leonardo Avelar

(GUEST ARTIST)

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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Hayley Tiv

(GUEST ARTIST)

Hayley is from the Gold Coast in Australia. Her love for tattooing started from a background in realistic pencil drawings, making her way into the tattoo industry under her mentor Gretch, Co-Owner of Timeless Culture Tattoo Studio. She is now travelling the world with her work.

Hayley specialises in black and grey realism and enjoys creating custom geometric patterns and fine line tattoos but she is happy to discuss any ideas.

Hayley won multiple awards at her first tattoo convention in Brisbane and is set to add to these this year.

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Ben Nagy

(GUEST ARTIST)

Ben is a Hungarian tattoo artist who has been developing his skillset for over 6 years. His work has taken him all over the world including Budapest, Bali, Cambodia, Germany and Greece.

His passion is with realism and the level of detail he puts into his work can be seen in his dynamic portfolio. However, he is an all rounder and enjoys working with other styles.

For bookings email [email protected]

Andy Pollari

(GUEST ARTIST)

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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Brogan

(RESIDENT PIERCING ARTIST)

For pricing see below.

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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

SOUTHAMPTON FC'S MARIO LEMINA
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!

KOOKIE NOW OFFERING PIERCINGS WITH BROGAN
Kookie is delighted to be able to now offer piercings with Brogan. Brogan trained at the prestigious London Piercing Academy and uses only the best medical grade titanium for all her piercings. Call 01425 472908 to book or walk ins are welcome!

JOSÉ FONTE AT KOOKIE
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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