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Ink Shop

The Ink Designer, or Ink Shop, is one of the best local guys on etsy in my opinion. This Boston boy (by way of Hong Kong) flat out rocks it.

Wing Ngan, the man behind the ink, is super creative and fun. He grew up in Hong Kong but relocated to Boston when he was 16 years old. He told me that he grew up watching lots of Japanese cartoons and comics, which have had a real influence on his work. By day, he works as a graphic designer at Ink Design on Newbury Street in Boston and by night, creates gocco prints, which he says, “Make me feel more alive.”

I love Wing’s modern design aesthetic, his bright graphics really pop off the page. (sigh) Finally, prints on etsy that you can give to yourself or your man friend because these are extremely gender friendly. I can see so many toy/action figure collectors out there that would find these prints completely irresistible. I have a small collection of Japanese toys, so even I qualify here. Great work, Wing!

(images from ink shop)

Posted by Holly Becker in Arts + Crafts, Etsy Faves, Rooms on August 30, 2007

Your comments...

  1. amber ren commented
    August 30th, 2007 at 4:27pm

    hello, i’m your new neighbor. :)

  2. Chickengirl commented
    August 30th, 2007 at 5:15pm

    love these…Hong kong people represent!!!

  3. Annica Lindeberg commented
    August 30th, 2007 at 7:41pm

    Fantastic prints! /Annica

  4. Sarah commented
    August 31st, 2007 at 7:27pm

    I love ink desiger’s graphics! He has a similar one on his flickr that says “I <3 gocco,” so hoping he prints that one! Thanks for sharing :)

  5. true nature commented
    September 1st, 2007 at 8:58pm

    wow…GREAT find!

  6. M. Patrizio commented
    September 4th, 2007 at 12:09am

    I’m lovin’ the “i love sour”!

  7. cindy*staged4more commented
    September 5th, 2007 at 5:11am

    he does great work! i will definitely be buying some of these!


  8. hiphostess commented
    September 6th, 2007 at 12:12am

    I’m loving Wing’s style! Thanks so much for the find, Holly – heading over to etsy right now. Better grab my wallet first, right? ;)

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