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Ink Shop

August 30, 2007

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.

Ink Shop
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.”

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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)

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  • Reply amber ren August 30, 2007 at 4:27 pm

    hello, i’m your new neighbor. :)

  • Reply Chickengirl August 30, 2007 at 5:15 pm

    love these…Hong kong people represent!!!

  • Reply Annica Lindeberg August 30, 2007 at 7:41 pm

    Fantastic prints! /Annica

  • Reply Sarah August 31, 2007 at 7:27 pm

    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 :)

  • Reply true nature September 1, 2007 at 8:58 pm

    wow…GREAT find!

  • Reply M. Patrizio September 4, 2007 at 12:09 am

    I’m lovin’ the “i love sour”!

  • Reply cindy*staged4more September 5, 2007 at 5:11 am

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


  • Reply hiphostess September 6, 2007 at 12:12 am

    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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