Our Story

The Black Pig Private Tattoo Studio is situated in the heart of the historic market town of Berkhamsted. 

The private, appointment-only studio is tucked away behind the oldest shop in the Uk. The studio prides itself as a friendly, relaxing and hygienic environment that offers custom work in a wide range of styles.

Whether you’re thinking about your first tattoo, something small and personal, you’re a seasoned collector or have continuation custom work (like a sleeve) The Black Pig is a safe and private space; where your ideas can be brought to life. 

Full of positive energy and good spirit, The Black Pig studio is spacious, full of natural light and packed with original artwork. You may enter as a stranger but will leave as a friend. 

The Black Pig is a custom studio which means your design will be individually tailored for you. 

About Matt

Matt started a three year tattoo apprenticeship in 2010 and has since gone on to tattoo at various, award winning studios across the country; absorbing creative energy from some of the most well known, talented pioneers in the industry.

Since 2010, Matt has worked on a wide range of tattoo styles from traditional to realism. When not tattooing, he is drawing and painting – there is no stopping his creativity. 

Matt says “Tattooing is more than a job, I am one of the lucky few that make a living from their passion. I get so excited to meet, and hear about people’s individual ideas.

book a consultation

Get in touch to arrange a free, face to face consultation. where we can collaborate ideas and develop a design you are happy with.

By Appointment Only


09 AM -5 PM


09 AM - 05 PM



173b High Street
Berkhamsted, HP4 3HB