30 Amazing Tattoo Designs for Men

tattoo-designs-for-menPossibilities for a tattoo designs for men are diverse and limitless. One can practically think of anything under the sun (including the sun itself) in what to permanently ink himself with. The inkling of getting a tattoo alone should undergo a personal deliberation. What design to get should doubly require this process.

There are concepts and designs which, in an initial glimpse, obviously and exclusively cater to either of the sexes. But there are no rules. They can interchange. It is about the execution of the design. Observing this, of course, there are designs, patterns, sayings, and icons for a tattoo designs which are neutral.

In wanting to aid one out getting the perfect tattoo design, be it one’s very first or an additional permanent skin stamp, here are some great tattoo ideas worth considering. They are gendered-sorted, but anyone can have them as they are by tweaking a little to accommodate more personally. These tattoo designs can be mere templates. One can add or lessen depending on taste. Remember, there are no rules. But they are forever.

1. Tribal Tattoo Designs for Men

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Tribal patterns for a tattoo can both cater to men and women. However, this particular design is very masculine. The size of it is covering half of the back and the sleeves. It is exclusively uses a black ink. The angles and curves of the pattern are very outgoing.

2. Spider and Skull Tattoo Designs

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Spiders and skulls have always been a good male tattoo design, almost a default one. This design infuses both the iconic elements. It is a skull on top of the eight-legged creature, both in black ink. The legs of the spider are to pointed and sharp giving a menacing look to the design.

3. Skull Tattoo Designs for Men

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Skulls for a tattoo design may be mainstream among men. Women, however, are not precluded from making use of a skull for a cool tattoo like this design. It incorporated red flowers to bring the feminine feel to it. Additionally, there is a red jewel adorning the forehead of the skull which is another element to femininity.

4. Half-Sleeve Tattoo Designs for Men

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This sleeve tattoo is very tropical, traditional, and cultural. Inked in black, it is also very manly as it is very reminding of dancing Samoan men. The design is a series of inset platform patterns overlapping each other. There are also curving curly outlines which give a wave-like feel to the design.

5. Dragon and Dagger Tattoo

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This black-and-gray tattoo design makes use of another distinctly masculine icon – a dragon. The dragon wraps itself around a dagger and its claws are protruding. Only having red ink for the eyes of the creature, the color palette is also very manly.

6. Cool Sleeve Tattoo Designs for Men

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Set exclusively in black ink, this sleeve tattoo design with a statement screams rock and roll. It makes use of a skull on top of the design. It also has roses and a microphone, a classic pocket watch and a star. Its bannered statement across the design summarily suggests “YOLO.”

7. Full Sleeve Tattoo Designs

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This full-arm sleeve tattoo in black in is very elaborate. It has a Polynesian pattern of waves and swirls. It can pass as a tribal design too. The central, circular pieces by the elbow and shoulder are hard to miss. It is forever summer in this great tattoo design.

8. Men Tattoo Designs for Chest

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An excerpt from a Beatles song for a tattoo can be a great idea that everybody likes and can relate too. This design of a heart, winged grandly, floating in the sky covers the chest and the left arm for a sleeve of lotus flowers. Above the heart is a part of the lyrics from the song “Hey Jude,” and is actually a reassuring advice for everyone.

9. Cool Tattoo Designs for Shoulder

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This is a very intricate and Japanese-inspired tattoo design for men. It is situated on both sleeves (from upper chests to just above the elbow). The design makes use of Japanese elements from the flowers to the shogun masks. The patterns and shading are strongly depictive of traditional Japanese art.

10. Chinese Dragon Tattoo Designs for Men

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A tattoo with movement. This back tattoo design has a dragon and it is drawn as if in action. The scaled body is finely detailed. The hands and the opening in the mouth suggests it is about to spit fire. It is outlined by shadings, patterns, and flowers.

11. Cool Tattoo Designs for Men

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Here is a tattoo of a dragon which concentrates on its head. It has a very sullen face which covers the chests down to the navel. The body/tail is inked from the head, passing through the right shoulder up to the right arm. The scales are tediously detailed and everything is in shades of black and gray.

12. Japanese Tattoo Designs Ideas

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Red and black again make a good combination in this Asian dragon tattoo design. It is very colossal that it covers the whole back and even reaching down to the butt. It depicts a mighty dragon, fierce and confident and is about to soar high. The red details suggest that the menacing creature emerges from fire.

13. Shoulder Tattoo Designs for Men

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This tattoo for men has an optical effect that the human skin (left shoulder) is peeling off. Underneath the skin are leather belt-like straps that look very futuristic. It also reveals a huge patterned emblem.

14. Black Tattoo Designs for Men

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This all-black sleeves-and-back tattoo is very reminiscent of the Aztec people. The patterns are undeniably of that culture. The circular patterns and symmetrical lines and patterns are inspired in that discipline.

15. Rose Tattoo Designs for Men

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Flowers may be mainly feminine. But guys can be romantic too. This wild, vividly red rose tattooed in the forearm is a very sweet and classic design. And very manly too. With the initials of names unspoken, this tattoo design is a covenant. A mark that this man is not afraid of commitments.

16. Arm Tattoo Designs for Men

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17. Small Tattoo for Men

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18. Angel Tattoo Designs for Men

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19. Simple Tattoo Designs

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20. Name Tattoo Designs for Men

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21. Koi Fish Tattoo Designs for Men

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22. Music Tattoo Design

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23. Heart Tattoo Designs for Men

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24. Scorpion Tattoo Designs

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25. Celtic Tattoo Design Ideas

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26. Leg Tattoo Designs for Men

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27. Eagle Tattoo Ideas

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28. Neck Tattoo Designs

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29. Snake Tattoo Designs

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30. Wedding Ring Tattoo Designs for Men

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