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Color Theory Tattoo is located in Lombard Illinois. The professional staff at Color Theory Tattoo has over 30 years of combined experience in the Chicagoland area. Located only 30 minutes from Chicago in the Northwest Suburbs. Color Theory Tattoo and Professional Body Piercing is fully licensed through the State of Illinois Health Department. All of our artists are certified at Color Theory Tattoo to give their clients a great experience and keep their safety in mind. If you’re ever in Lombard please come in and say hi. We will always be happy to answer any of your questions about a tattoo and body piercings. And WALK IN’S are always welcome.

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Jeanne
Jeanne
16:22 01 Dec 22
Laura Schenke
Laura Schenke
11:29 27 Nov 22
Brittany and Freddie, thank you for helping me make my daughters 18th birthday today a memorable one. You guys were awesome from the moment we walked in. Thank you, thank you 😊
Andrea Razo
Andrea Razo
23:35 09 Nov 22
Decided to finally get my septum pierced, and was so nervous! I did a ton of research and landed on Color Theory based off the great reviews and good experience my sister had getting her tattoo there. Alex is the best!! I had an absolutely fantastic experience! They made me feel completely at ease and walked me through the entire process. It hurt, but not as much as I thought it would. In love with it so much!! Healing also went fantastic and I'm headed back in soon to change it out for another look. Thank you Color Theory!💜💜
Annais Gomez
Annais Gomez
14:37 05 Nov 22
James worked on me and did a fantastic job! The space is clean, and everyone is so friendly. This was my first tattoo and everyone made the process smooth. The person whom referred me to this spot, was spot on!
minds_ magic
minds_ magic
13:59 27 Oct 22
Alvaro Soriano
Alvaro Soriano
23:17 25 Oct 22
I am so happy with my tattoo from Jerry. Thank you for making it such a wonderful experience! Cant wait to add more!
Kara Davis
Kara Davis
16:33 02 Oct 22
Reccomend Austin for piercings 👍Venue is very clean and professional-CR
Cameron Rozek
Cameron Rozek
16:22 30 Aug 22
Veronica H
Veronica H
02:38 28 Aug 22
A fantastic tattoo shop with some truly amazing artists. James is the best!
A Bruderli
A Bruderli
17:29 12 Aug 22
Kelly
Kelly
02:56 11 Aug 22
My best friend went in to get her cartilage done (I was there for moral support) and we had Austin. He was very very good and answered all of my many questions and was a calming piercer for my nervous friend. 10/10 recommend, he a g.
Arwyn Gruenwald
Arwyn Gruenwald
21:42 09 Aug 22
Austin did a great job with my double cartilage piercing! It was my first time in and he walked me through the whole process and was so helpful answering questions!
sfwarren
sfwarren
21:21 09 Aug 22
My friend & I got some ear piercings done by Alex and he was absolutely awesome. Super funny, nice, and knowledgeable. Piercings are done by walk-in only (as far as I know) but we only waited about 15 minutes. There’s places to sit & even a movie to watch while you wait. Would highly recommend this shop and I will definitely be back!
Rachael Wong
Rachael Wong
01:02 31 Jul 22
Got a tattoo on my forearm here, Ruben did the piece, he was very friendly and professional. The whole shop was super clean and welcoming. Thanks guys!
Gantrex
Gantrex
23:19 28 Jul 22
Yesterday on May 6th,2022 i had gotten a double lip piercing Alex was really nice and and very polite and was welcoming me and my mom it was a good atmosphere and they made you feel like you're welcome not some outsider that shouldn't be there
Susan Lytle
Susan Lytle
03:52 28 Jul 22
Melanie B
Melanie B
01:07 27 Jul 22
Alex and Austin are both amazing piercers
Jonathan Bartels
Jonathan Bartels
00:33 27 Jul 22
Excellent work and Jerry was a joy to work with!
Jessica Qunell
Jessica Qunell
20:03 02 Jul 22
My sister and I have wanted piercings for a while and a friend recommended this place- it was amazing! Alex was our piercer and they were very professional and clearly experienced. At the first sign of faintness (I'm not great with blood) they instantly had cold water, a fan, and patience. They were super careful to stay clean, announcing every glove change, and took extra care to wipe away blood before I saw it. Highly highly recommend Color Theory.
Ellen D.
Ellen D.
01:41 28 Jun 22
First piercing EVER! It was not as bad as I thought. Yeah it hurt but Austin made the entire experience calming. He was obviously super respectful to me and my body. He always asked how I was and let me guide the way. I would highly recommend to anyone! Going back again!
Chantel Rodriguez
Chantel Rodriguez
21:03 21 Jun 22
Jared Lotz
Jared Lotz
17:10 06 Jun 22
Everyone was kind and welcoming. The person who pierced my daughter wore a mask when we called to request it, and he talked her through the entire process.
Helen Tosch
Helen Tosch
23:36 02 Jun 22
nafissa samar
nafissa samar
21:29 28 May 22
I highly recommend Brandon Mola for a tattoo. He has done two of mine so far and they are amazing! He is friendly and has good vibes which makes me relaxed. The shop is really nice, with movies playing which is a nice distraction.
Emily Klecka
Emily Klecka
13:03 18 May 22
Vicky Rivera
Vicky Rivera
23:57 17 May 22
I have gotten 6 tattoos from Color Theory, I will never go anywhere else for a tattoo. They are such talented artists, great people, the shop is extremely comfortable to be at, and it’s extremely clean and safe. I’m a Type 1 Diabetic, so I have an increased chance for infection/things take longer to heal. I have never had any problems with how my tattoos heal and look after. I will always very confidently recommend them to friends, I love this shop and can’t wait to get back in for my next one.
Dani Spaid
Dani Spaid
04:46 09 May 22
Austin did my belly piercing. He went up and beyond his job to make me feel comfortable. Everyone there was nice. The shop is nice and clean. This will be my new place to get tats and piercings done. Awesome place.
Theresa Edwards
Theresa Edwards
03:43 09 May 22
Sakina Naqvi
Sakina Naqvi
23:53 08 May 22
Tattoo artist and gentlemen that greeted me were very pleasant and studio was very clean!
flowers love
flowers love
14:21 28 Apr 22
Adam Bakatselos
Adam Bakatselos
16:06 26 Apr 22
Angelina Nutley
Angelina Nutley
20:31 25 Apr 22
Laura Barrera
Laura Barrera
21:27 21 Apr 22
James West is very professional, and did an outstanding job! I absolutely love my new tattoo! He took all my thoughts and created a beautiful piece! I wish this site offered a place to show you! Thank you James!!
Tori Tichy
Tori Tichy
21:20 16 Apr 22
Ci did my tattoo this week and I love it! I had a great experience from start to finish there. Came in for a consult, paid my deposit and scheduled my appointment for about three weeks later. Super happy with the sketch that Ci did for me, placement was perfect and his work is great. Shop is super clean (people were dusting all the artwork and cleaning all the bar stools while I was in there), they have a totally killer movie selection and everyone I interacted with, including the other clients were friendly. Ci is great to talk with, super cool guy and the conversation flowed easily. I’ll be back for my next one for sure and would absolutely recommend them.I see some comments on here about prices being high. I think you get what you pay for and tattoos aren’t something I bargain buy. These people are artists in an industry where time is money and overhead costs to provide clean safe tattoos exist. I discussed rates up front at my consult and there were no surprises. To me the value is there and worth the money you pay.
Elizabeth D
Elizabeth D
21:16 15 Apr 22
Morgan Anhari
Morgan Anhari
23:00 12 Apr 22
Julie Robertson
Julie Robertson
04:35 11 Apr 22
I got an amazing tattoo from Brandon. Everyone was super friendly. I will definitely be coming back
Justin Orozco
Justin Orozco
22:52 09 Apr 22
This place rocks!!! Excellent ink and awesome peepz
Stan Kopka
Stan Kopka
18:07 29 Mar 22
Glenn Evers
Glenn Evers
11:54 28 Mar 22
james venable
james venable
23:53 21 Mar 22
Jenna Leidig
Jenna Leidig
02:00 14 Mar 22
Will was fantastic. Found myself a great artist and pleasant dude.
David Wilson
David Wilson
21:34 07 Mar 22
I read the great reviews and drove from Oak Park to get a tattoo in December. I spoke to Will and he was booked until February 11, 2022. I had a photo of the word Mahola which means gratitude in Hawaii. But I didn’t like the color. After placing a $60 deposit via Venmo (no credit cards accepted) I emailed Will the photo. 2 months later I arrive for my appointment and Will was ready and showed me his drawing. I loved it and that’s what you see in the photo in red. I sat in his chair and every station had a flat screen TV and they were playing Coco. I sat down at 12:30 and at 1:00 he was done! This is my 23rd tattoo and I’ve never seen an artist go so fast. I was shocked. He placed a plastic adhesive cover latex free over the tattoo and said after 2 days wash with soap & water. I bought Hustle Butter from Amazon which is amazing and had the best tattoo recovery ever. No scabbing barely any itching. Awesome experience.
Karen Cole
Karen Cole
16:06 06 Mar 22
I took my daughter here to get her septum pierced, and this place is excellent. They take walk-ins, and we didn't have to wait long at all. The people are very welcoming and knowledgeable. I highly recommend this place and would go there again.
Patricia Wheeler
Patricia Wheeler
06:16 04 Mar 22
Had my first tattoo done here by an apprentice. He stayed after hours and it came out great. Healing was a walk in the park and this apprentice had such a light hand that I almost fell asleep in the process. 10/10 recommend this place and I have found my black and white guy. There was another artist working on a friend at the same time, and he was able to help us with the placement while still working on my friend. His tattoo came out great as well.
Madison Con
Madison Con
15:37 26 Feb 22
Alex helped me with changing my face piercing for a couple of medical scans I have coming up, he is very professional and down to earth. I will always visit CT for my piercing needs. See you in a few days Alex and thanks again!
ladonna mcgee
ladonna mcgee
00:34 22 Feb 22
Got my conch pierced by Alex. Absolutely love the vibe of the place. There was little to no time on waiting. He explained everything and was very communicative. And his jokes are the best!! Definitely will come back for more piercings!
lily A
lily A
03:40 18 Feb 22
Alex is wonderful! So kind gentle and careful. I love my piercing 🙂
Mia Pillar
Mia Pillar
04:42 28 Jan 22
Super friendly staff, clean place! Awesome artists and artwork. You will get an awesome tattoo at this place!
Odd Jaymi
Odd Jaymi
00:12 28 Jan 22
All the positive reviews are definitely legitimate. My experience was wonderful. Everyone there is so nice and attentive. If you're debating between shops, you really won't go wrong with this one. My tattoo that was done by Will turned out beautiful. I will def be back for more! 😁
Tess a
Tess a
15:04 23 Jan 22
Jerry is amazing! He gave me my first tattoo ever and is kind reassuring and very gentle. I came back a year later for a spot that wasn’t perfect and he retouched it for free! 100$ Minimum but reasonable prices after that
Elsa Bademan
Elsa Bademan
01:33 21 Jan 22
Debbie Curran
Debbie Curran
10:57 23 Dec 21
Got a tattoo here from key and everything was great I can’t wait to go back. The whole vibe was great everyone was super friendly. I even got a different tattoo at a famous place in Chicago and the artist was asking me who and where I got the other one from because it’s awesome. I’ll be scheduling my future appointments with key for a while
Kubiak
Kubiak
23:31 22 Dec 21
Got pierced by Austin, he was awesome. Probably the nicest person I’ve ever met. Planning on staying in touch and coming back.
Kate Wyant
Kate Wyant
01:16 22 Dec 21
This tattoo shop has been on my husband and my bucket list because the tattoos are so amazing. I got my tattoo from William yesterday and it is my favorite tattoo now (I only have 8 tattoos). I am never going anywhere else. This place is so clean and professional. The people are so nice too!!! From the moment I walked in I just had an amazing experience. Every artist they have is extremely talented.
Catherine Schoaff
Catherine Schoaff
20:56 21 Dec 21
The shop was super clean and well lit. All the artist were friendly and knowledgeable about what they were doing and the art was amazing on the walls. Loved all the open stations and TV on the walls, it made it a fun and open atmosphere in the shop. Brittany was my artist for my visit and I was so impressed by her. She was amazingly detail oriented and made sure I was happy with every aspect of the tattoo even before we started on the stencil application. Brittany also has a very light hand at tattooing that I found super comforting and gentle at times, definitly one of my best tattoo sessions to date. Definitely will be going back for more work either from her or any of the other artist in the shop as they all are great at what they do.
Lady Fangy
Lady Fangy
20:21 18 Dec 21
This place is by far one of the best places I’ve gone to get work done! It’s clean! Comfortable! ALL the artist are nice & there to help if you have any questions!! Personally I recommend KiNg WiLL!! He’s seriously one of the best artist that has done pieces on me! He’s almost done with my second pc I got from him! His line work& attention to detail & omg the shading!!!! Forget about it!! His shade game literally makes the entire pc!!! He’s an amazing artist & even though he’s booked out like 2 months, he’s totally worth the wait! I’m repping for king will bc he’s was recommended to me by someone else. I have not gotten any ink from any other artist at that shop so I’mNot at all saying like he’s the only one to go to! Yeah king will is great & an amazing artist, but there are like 5 other artist that work at Color Theory & I’ve seen some of their work & that to was great work! So I general I think Color Theory as a whole is one of the best shops to get a tattoo bc of quality of the business, how they treat you ( the customer) & the amount of talent under 1 roof!!!!!Try it out!!!! Please !! You won’t regret it!! I would give it 20⭐️’s if I could!!!! 😜❤️
maggie haupt
maggie haupt
18:38 27 Nov 21
This is a clean, professionally run studio with fantastic artists, each of whom has real skills and a great breadth of knowledge and experience. I've had multiple tattoos, from Jerry, Brittany, & soon getting one from Will. My wife has gotten multiple from Brittany and all of our tattoos have been fantastic. Highly recommended!
Bill Combs
Bill Combs
21:02 23 Nov 21
My son was getting his ears pierced. He is planning to wear gauges. Alex was great, he made it as painless as possible and explain to us what to do in the future so we can get what we want with the gauges.
Joanna Wilczynska
Joanna Wilczynska
02:42 20 Nov 21
Great group of artists. Comfortable atmosphere and overall fun place that does beautiful work.
Kristen Malloy
Kristen Malloy
03:16 30 Oct 21
Alexandra Murrill
Alexandra Murrill
03:46 28 Oct 21
I was a walk in and was immediately greeted by the one of the friendliest guys (sorry I didn’t catch his name) and we talked about the tattoo I was hoping to get and in under 30 minutes I was met by Jerry, who was friendly, and super professional. His line work is incredible, and he has a gentle hand that makes the tattooing process painless. They also have some pretty cool movies playing constantly on the TVs which made it an even more relaxed experience then the other tattoo shops I’ve been to. Can’t recommend this place enough, especially if you’re looking for a clean, friendly, professional, and all around awesome tattoo shop.
Ryleigh Hall
Ryleigh Hall
14:25 23 Oct 21
Have gotten many tattoos at Color Theory. Super clean studio. All the artists are talented and friendly. Will is my guy, I'd highly recommend him.
Wade Wilson
Wade Wilson
02:54 17 Oct 21
I've gotten 4 tattoos here, all done by Ruben. The shop is super clean and everybody is super nice! Ruben does amazing work! Really good pricing too.
Mallory Krebs
Mallory Krebs
02:11 13 Oct 21
I cant say enough good things about this place. Staff always treats there customers with courtesy and kindness. Always willing to work you in there schedule and give you the exact tattoo you want. I had tattoos from three different people and all of them came out awesome. Ruben, Freddie, and Brandon are all awesome artists and I feel more than comfortable letting them put art on my body. Mad props to Brandon though, super cool dude and great artist. Enjoy his tattooing and also his company while im there. I recommend anyone thinking about a tattoo to go there first, you will not regret it. I will be a customer for life at this place and I am so happy I went there.
Terrance Robinson
Terrance Robinson
05:14 03 Oct 21
Great place! Everyone is so nice there, and very professional shop. Brandon threw down on my piece it’s amazing and everything I wanted. Took my few vague ideas and made it into something beautiful and what I was hoping for. The shop is clean, and very welcoming. I really can’t say enough wonderful things about this shop, they also had movies on with a tv at every station, wow amazing distraction while your getting your art. Highly recommended!
Kristiana Bonomo
Kristiana Bonomo
03:44 22 Sep 21
Brandon Kay
Brandon Kay
22:19 21 Sep 21
I love this place!
Austin did a friend and I's nose piercings, when I had questions afterwards he gave great advice and super fast. Would definitely come back for more piercings!
Olivia Bachar
Olivia Bachar
23:21 31 Aug 21
Excellent place to get tattoos and piercing
Kenal Mehta
Kenal Mehta
02:54 31 Aug 21
Julie Robertson
Julie Robertson
05:15 29 Aug 21
Austin is great. He pierced me and my two friends. He is super friendly.
Caitlyn Edwards
Caitlyn Edwards
22:45 27 Aug 21
Jerry is professional and kind. He is detail oriented and his lines are flawless. The atmosphere is upbeat and there always interesting banter between clients and artist. Clean. Definitely will return for my next tattoo.
Erin Stewart
Erin Stewart
21:31 23 Aug 21
Robert
Robert
03:50 22 Aug 21
Amazing place and Ruben does amazing work!! Definitely recommend if you're looking for a tattoo!!
Rebecca Schmeltzer
Rebecca Schmeltzer
03:24 05 Aug 21
Ian Gonzales
Ian Gonzales
20:46 02 Aug 21
Frankie Devivo
Frankie Devivo
06:07 22 Jul 21
Andrew Heller
Andrew Heller
00:21 20 Jul 21
**UPDATED 7/16/21**I got a tattoo with James West last week and it's the most beautiful thing I've ever gotten. I knew generally what I wanted but had no idea on specifics. He took so much time helping me make decisions, and the final result is glorious. I will never go to another place for a tattoo again period.WHETHER YOU'RE GETTING YOUR FIRST TATTOO OR YOUR 10TH TATTOO GO TO COLOR THEORY!!--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------I got a tattoo with Ci yesterday and he was awesome!! Super professional and so nice to talk to. This is my second tattoo from Color Theory - I can't remember who did my first one, but he was great too. Both times the artists took a LOT of time to make sure the placement was perfect. I appreciate that they treat customers getting small pieces with the same care and precision as customers getting large, expensive pieces. 10/10 would recommend coming here (and seeing Ci)!!
Lex Shook
Lex Shook
12:59 16 Jul 21
Brenda Arcos
Brenda Arcos
11:06 14 Jul 21
Very clean. Great atmosphere. My tattoo is exactly what I wanted
Phil Ash
Phil Ash
12:21 13 Jul 21
Juulz Mikhaiel
Juulz Mikhaiel
03:22 13 Jul 21
Austin did my piercing and was so helpful answering the many questions I had! It only took a few minutes too! Thanks again for a great experience!
Lilia D
Lilia D
20:10 07 Jul 21
Was recommended this shop after my old artist moved away. Will Alexander promised me a great revamp of my sleeves and so far he's come through making Zeus reborn and more badass than ever. Also they have great movies playing non-stop. Can't wait for the rest of our sessions. Very clean, takes great care. Great experience.
David Boukas
David Boukas
02:19 07 Jul 21
John Sieracki
John Sieracki
23:08 02 Jul 21
Fantastic everyone there is so great it's like walking into someplace where you have been going for years!!
David Swatek
David Swatek
04:28 02 Jul 21
I love it this place me and my friend walked in and got our first tattoos the guy his name is Key I believe he amazing thank you Key
Family is number one
Family is number one
23:58 01 Jul 21
Clean shop, all the artist are friendly and great at what they do. Love Ru!! I always recommend!
Dana Zeigler
Dana Zeigler
20:49 25 Jun 21
Johnny Soltis
Johnny Soltis
06:55 20 Jun 21
Allen Spensley
Allen Spensley
21:06 05 Jun 21
Autumn Heinz
Autumn Heinz
11:04 01 Jun 21
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Color Theory Tattoo Lombard, IL -colortheorytattoo.com

Color Theory Tattoo is located in Lombard Illinois. The professional staff at Color Theory Tattoo has over 30 years of combined experience in the Chicagoland area.

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1047 E St Charles Rd, Lombard, IL 60148

Phone: (630) 785-3666
Email: Colortheorytattoo@gmail.com

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