Michael Däster is one of our Tattoo artists at Blade & Shade


Fineline, New School & Neo Traditional Tattoos from Michael Däster


Michael Däster at Blade & Shade

Tattoo Artist

Specialty: Fineline, New School and Neo Traditional Tattoos

Favourite motifs:A combination of motifs: new school and neo-traditional tattoos with strong colors


Michael Däster is one of our resident tattoo artists in our tattoo studio in Lucerne. He is a talented tattoo artist and creates breathtaking tattoos.


Fineline Tattoos are his favorites, but he also enjoys working with New School and Neo Traditional Tattoos. Above all, his customers appreciate his open and friendly nature and his precise way of working. He works on his projects with great attention to detail and creates an individual tattoo for each person.


New School and Neo Traditional Tattoos often go hand in hand and Michael knows exactly how to combine different styles. He is fascinated by the bright colors and creates tattoos that are real eye-catchers.


This page gives you a first glimpse of his work. If you want to see more of his Fineline tattoos or New School and Neo Traditional Tattoos then take a look at his Instagram page. Enjoy!


Portfolio Michael Däster

Watercolor tattoos are also part of Michael's repertoire

A new trend in the tattoo scene are the so-called Watercolor Tattoos. This type of tattoo is particularly popular with women. The difference to other tattoo styles lies mainly in the shading and color design. Because of the light tones that are often used in watercolor tattoos, it is important to work with an experienced tattoo artist like Michael. 


He makes excellent use of bright colors and his expressive motifs are unique. Due to the fine outlines, nuances and colors, watercolor tattoos are very special designs. There are no strong edges and the colors run into each other. Learn more about Fineline Tattoos here.


Would you also like to get a tattoo? Here you can book a free and non-binding appointment for a consultation. We are looking forward to hearing from you!


We constantly work at a very high level to give you the best possible advice. If you have any questions, we are always at your side. Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information.

Michael Däster on Instagram

Questions Or Book An Appointment

You can reach us by phone at
041 260 00 52, send us an email at info@bladeandshade.ch or visit us in our tattoo studio in Lucerne.


Frequently Asked Questions

We recommend you to book an appointment for piercing, so we can guarantee to take enough time for you.

We offer almost all popular tattoo styles, from Fineline and Lettering Tattoos, to Neotraditional, Polynesian Tattoos and Realistic Tattoos. However, our main focus is on Fineline, Graphic, Realistic, and Coverup Tattoos

So that we can properly approach your tattoo, we need a rough idea from you. If you can tell us where and how big you want to make your tattoo approximately and if you can show us an inspiration in the form of a picture, you make this even easier for us. You can easily bring pictures and templates on your smartphone or print them out. Before the appointment, you can also prepare your skin by applying a daily body lotion or moisturizer. This will help your skin to cope better with the tattoo and its healing. and its healing better.

This can not be answered in a general way, it depends on the effort – this depends on various points such as the size such as the size, placement, style of the tattoo, as well as the skin of the wearer. The basic price for a tattoo is CHF 220.00.

The size of the tattoo should always be in proportion to the placement. Would you like a small tattoo, we recommend you to place it in a place where it does not look lost and also it should be so large, that it has a good quality even when healed and aged. If you want to have a large tattoo, it is important, that the motif flows with the body and its with the body and its shapes and has enough space. Generally, the larger the motif, the better it keeps as a tattoo.

A tattoo is a decision that accompanies you for life. You should therefore be very sure what you tattoo yourself.

Basically, a tattoo does not need to be re-tattooed, if the healing was successful. Today’s color pigments are also much more stable than a few years ago. This means that aging of the tattoo happens more slowly today. However, it is very important that the skin is regularly cared for and protected from excessive sunlight, so that a tattoo remains beautiful in the long term.

A tattoo is usually perceived as unpleasant during the process, time and in some places it is a little more or less painful.

We sell our own aftercare ointment which can be purchased in the store. For a day appointment you get the cream for free. Basically, we recommend you to work with it, Alternatively, a Bepanthen ointment can be used.

From 2022 on, numerous pigments and preservatives are banned in the EU, Switzerland is not affected for the time being – nevertheless, we have been using colors for some time which will still be permissible, should the law be adopted in our country.

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