Tattly – Designing temporary tattoos

“I have this personal rule that when I catch myself complaining about something over and over, I need to either do something about it or let it go.” – Tina Roth Eisenberg

tattly_tattly_floral_set_web_applied_01_grandeTina Roth Eisenberg, Swiss born designer now based in New York City, is the brain behind Tattly, a design tattoo shop.

Ankita Balani, story writer from YFS, presenting this inspiring and interesting story of “Tattly, Designy temporary tattoos” Special thanks to Nic Annette Miller, Happiness Officer from Tattly,  for sharing info about Tattly.

Tattly, Designy temporary tattoos

Tired of putting poorly designed temporary tattoos on her daughter’s arm, Tina Roth Eisenberg took matters into her own hands. After soliciting a dozen world renowned artists and designers, hiring the first two team members, and learning what a temporary tattoo was actually made of, Tattly began moving at full force. Tattlys is currently are sold in over 400 stores in 30 countries.



Tina Roth Eisenberg

Often referred to as swissmiss, her popular design blog, she also organizes a breakfast series called Creative Mornings, manages a collaborative workspace in DUMBO, is the force behind the simple, browser-based to-do app called TeuxDeux. She had previously worked at several prominent NYC design firms, including Thinkmap, where she served as Design Director and helped design the award-winning Visual Thesaurus.

Launch and Highlights

gift-guide-tattly In July of 2011, Tattly launched online, featuring an all-star lineup of professional designers and illustrators. Starting with just a handful of designs, Tattly received thousands of orders from around the world. After which in August 20111, Tattly shipped its first wholesale order. Moving on to February 2012, hey received their 10,000th online order!  On their first anniversary in July 2012, they launched an epic sale, bringing orders like an avalanche.  After which they released new packaging for Sets, featuring Julia’s beautiful photography in August 2012. In October 2012, Tattly’s products were given out at Martha Stewart’s Bridal Market event.

TeamTattlyJuly2012-480x328Team Tattly

Her aesthetics reveal her Swiss roots and she is a firm believer in white space and clean, elegant design. At Tattly, they believe that great design and art can make people happy. And that quality products and great customer support are the only options.  The Tattly team consists of 5 people whom Tina lovely calls the Swiss Army.

Cutie Tattotie


From kid’s birthday gifts to chic accessories for adults, Tattly temporary tattoos fit perfectly with a variety of retail best-selling Tattly designs as well as 19 different sets. they also have a amazing collection of stationery and gift cards. Tattlys are safe and non toxic, printed with vegetable based ink, made in US, shipped around the world and easy to afford. Each Tattly is 5$ (set of 2), last at least 2 -4 days. They are waterproof and are fine in the shower and the swimming pool — in fact, they will last longer if you keep it clean by washing the area gently.

To know more about Tattly or get a cute tattoo, please visit http://www.tattly.com

Story credits – Ankita Bhalani

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