FvF Profile Tattooist & Creative Director Maxime Plescia-Büchi of Sang Bleu

Freunde Von Freunden spend the day with Swiss-born tattoo artist and creative director Maxime Plescia-Büchi. Founder of the renowned Sang Bleu studio, Maxime’s East London HQ stands as both a busy tattoo parlour and home of his various ventures including publishing, clothing design and typography for likes of Rick Owens, Balenciaga and Damir Doma. FvF sit down to discuss the origins of his multi-disciplinary approach, a love of hip-hop and the future of tattoo culture.

"The internet has challenged the notion of ownership. The internet has disembodied things—from material possessions to digital files. And in many ways, tattooing is the ultimate ownership. It’s a thing that will live with you and die with you. That no matter what you can’t pass on. It’s yours and it’s done once and for all."

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Images - Dunja Opalko