i tradizionali tattoo recipes are applied onto arm for cooking
i tradizionali tattoo recipes are applied onto arm for cooking i tradizionali tattoo recipes are applied onto arm for cooking
may 07, 2014

i tradizionali tattoo recipes are applied onto arm for cooking

i tradizionali tattoo recipes are applied onto arm for cooking
all images courtesy of i tradizionali




‘i tradizionali’ by italian designers marina cinciripini and sarah richiuso is a collection of tattoo recipes that can be applied to one’s forearm while cooking. not only does the project reference the gesture of rolling up one’s sleeves before working in the kitchen, but it also helps the cook to remember the order in which the recipe is to be prepared.


the set is divided into differently themed packages, and each of them include four recipes with a list ingredients and the amount needed for the meal. the packaging is made of crush ecologic papers and is produced by favini, and the color used helps to distinguish between the basic and special editions, which include designs for traditional events such as christmas or easter, or for people on strict diets.



‘i tradizionali_tattoo recipes’
video courtesy of i tradizionali


the project will be on eppela for a crowd funding campaign until june 4th 2014, where it is possible to purchase recipe-tattoos and other kitchen products in advance.

i tradizionali is divided into differently themed packages


the package contains four illustrated tattoo-recipes


inside the package you can find the history of the product


use the grocery list to buy the ingredients


the grocery list reports the ingredients that you need for the recipe


remove the foil and apply the tattoo-recipes on the forearm


one of the passages for applying the tattoo


the italian recipe ‘grandmother’s artichokes’


the italian recipe ‘spaghetti with dry tomatoes and anchovies’




  • Love this idea!

    zozo says:
  • Good idea !
    But Why not to do it on the left hand upper side and reading from left to right as a book,instead of right hand underside as shown, and reading up and down ..because when u cook and turn your RIGHT hand to read, so everything will be on the floor 🙂 of course the left and right hand user will be different as recto verso

    DONGY says:
  • looks good but i don’t quite understand the get lid then squid then knife then food. good design should probably try it out before i make proper judgments on it though.

    min says:
  • jajaj excelente idea!!
    ottima idea!!

    Juan Manuel says:
  • a bit useless… and when you have prepared your meal you keep the tattoo for a week?
    I don’t get it but nice photos

    mark says:

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