70 best tattoo designs

Not just the preserve of drunken nights out, matching tattoos are a popular way to mark your commitment to your other half. While some of these designs go sickeningly all-out on the slush factor, others are more subtle, fun, and perhaps even  tasteful enough to dodge the laser should you break up (not that you will, obviously).

64. Pizza tattoos

Pizza tattoos

By justinsams

There’s no better way of combining your love of your partner with your love of pizza. This cute design may be a little cheesy for some.

65. Sun and moon tattoos

Sun and moon tattoos

By Jessica Leigh Ozimek

If you’re getting married, you might want to make things even more permanent with ring finger tattoos. This sun and moon tattoo design is a sweet way to show off your love.

66. Chatty tattoos

Chatty tattoos

By Dream Tattoo

Your best pal is always there to listen when you need it most. When you’re far away from each other, this simple tattoo design will remind you that they’re always there.

67. King and queen tattoos

King and queen tattoos

By B9 Tattoo Studio

Be the king and queen of all couples with these minimalist playing-card inspired tattoo designs. It’s best to keep it simple, especially when placed on the hands or wrists. 

68. Fox tattoos

Fox tattoos

By Farbenfroh Tattoo Art

These playful partner tattoos are great if you’re thinking of getting a couples' tattoo on your leg. The hand-drawn, sketchy style and clever shading make these particularly beautiful. 

69. Colour mode tattoos

Colour mode tattoos

By NYC Adorned

If you’re looking for something with a designer twist, you couldn’t opt for anything better than these cute colour mode pieces (you might recognise these as belonging to Jessica Hische and Russ Maschmeyer). If you're screen-based, go for RBG, while print designers are more likely to favour CMYK.

70. Heart tattoos

Heart tattoos

By First Class Tattoo Studio

How about combining your couples tattoo design with your favourite show? This Game of Thrones-inspired piece is a great way to show off two of the things you love.

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Sammy Maine

Sammy Maine was a founding member of the Creative Bloq team way back in the early 2010s, working as a Commissioning Editor. Her interests cover graphic design in music and film, illustration and animation. Since departing, Sammy has written for The Guardian, VICE, The Independent & Metro, and currently co-edits the quarterly music journal Gold Flake Paint.