The Chinese Shuihu Zhuan

Ever heard of the Chinese Shuihu Zhuan? For most people, it probably sounds like the menu of their favourite Asian restaurant. However, few people know that these are Chinese Robin Hoods. They are the model for the Japanese Suikoden of the 18th century.  Shuihu Zhuan – more than just a fairy tale The Shuihu Zhuan …

Benzaiten and the seven lucky Gods

If you think of the word “happiness” surely many different thoughts will come to your mind. However, if you take a look at Japanese culture, you will quickly come across Benzaiten and the Seven lucky Gods (Shichi Fukujin). In our upcoming blog post, we will explain you their meaning and origin bit by bit. We …

The Koi – A cult tattoo and its prominence

When it comes to Kois, short form for Nishikigoi, almost everyone has probably heard of this fish. Whether you are a fan of fish studies or have noticed its popularity as a tattoo motif, Kois are having a cult status in today’s culture and not just in Japanese. How the Koi turned into a Dragon …

The Yokai world

Yokai who? Despite worldwide travel warnings by the German Foreign Office, today we want to dive together with you into the Yokai world. Yokai are mysterious Japanese folklore creatures that can shape into a variety of forms and species. They appear when the explanations of how our world functions are no longer sufficient to correspond …

Tattoo art and persistence

Your taste, our responsibility At Good Old Times Tattoo Berlin we always focus on tattoo art and persistence. Our tattoo artists are always happy to create the perfect design for you and turn your idea into reality. Tattoos built to last The process of creating a custom tattoo is a dialogue between your taste in …

Walk In Tattoo Berlin

Tips for a successful, spontaneous Tattoo in Berlin How to get a successful Walk In Tattoo in Berlin? Easy-peasy. As you all have probably already noticed, here at Good Old Times Tattoo we specialize in large scale tattoo projects. But this doesn’t mean that, if we have time, we dislike some fun Walk-in tattoos. Below …

Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday! Good Old Times Tattoo was founded five years ago by Swen Losinsky in Berlin-Mitte. The Shop has since then thrilled its customers daily with long-lasting works in various styles. Thankful for the loyalty demonstrated in all this time by customers and friends, we would like to express our appreciation with a very special …

Cover-Up Tattoos in Berlin

Can you still see the tribal? Swen Losinsky has made a name for himself with his cover-up tattoos in Berlin. Create a beautiful tattoo instead of just a black square Our philosophy is to create beautiful cover-up tattoos without using massive black areas that would obviously suggest a cover-up. Even if the old tattoo or …

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