Barry Louvaine's House of Living Art Tattoo & Piercing Studio Est. 1974

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412 Garratt Lane, London SW18 4HW. Tel: 020 8946 6840 email:

Opened in 1974 by Barry Louvaine, we offer a range of professional tattoo and body piercing services. The studio is easily accessed by both car and public transport. There is ample pay and display parking outside the studio (check restrictions before you park) with free parking on Sundays. The nearest station is Earlsfield train station (zone 3) which is a two minute walk from the studio and a couple of stops from Waterloo, Victoria, Vauxhall, Wimbledon and Clapham Junction. On leaving Earlsfield station turn left walk for around 2 minutes and the studio is on the right hand side opposite St Andrews church. Bus routes stopping virtually outside the studio are 77, 44 and 270.

See details of our current offers below


Please see our body piercing page for details.

The infamous leopardman tattooed by Barry Louvaine won its place in the 1987 Guiness Book of Extraordinary Records fro the world's largest tattoo.

We specialize in custom work including sleeves, portraits, and cover-ups. We have a large selection of flash designs in the studio for you to choose from which we can modify or you are free to bring in one of your own. Below is a cover-up by one of our resident artists. (please see photo's page for more examples of our work).

Includes: navel, nipple, eyebrow, tongue, labret, madonna, tragus, ear lobes, nose...

GIFT VOUCHERS. Looking for an unusual gift??? We sell gift vouchers valid for Tattooing, Piercing and Body Jewellery.

1000's of designs available or bring your own!

We are Health Dept registered and only use disposable needles for both tattooing & piercing.