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Garth Walker's Winky font is a bondage-inspired font that has been published globally, but has rarely been seen in South Africa.
Many ways to love
Mathieu Lehanneur, Arik Levy, Matali Crasset and Florence Jaffrain shared their fantasies in the Preliminaries exhibition.
Changing the inappropriate
“Pussy, Ass & Dick.” To most people these words are inappropriate and vulgar, their use impermissible in society. Arik Levy challenges that.
Beneath the surface
There’s something that makes you double take when you look at a piece of Stuart Bird’s work. At first you simply see it for the artwork...
A little koekie time
Inspired by an old-school good homemaker book, Hostess Koekies is a spunky alternative to the over-subscribed Rules Book.
Tracey-Lee Scully's Auto-Erotic Photo-Romantic project was inspired by her travels to Berlin and the Photoautomat machines in the city.
If Queen Anne of England was alive today there’s a good chance she’d have plenty to say about Ernst van der Val’s ball&claw series.
A rubber history
While many buy condoms and only see them for the function they serve, this fraction of rubber has a great deal of history behind it.
Delicious second skin
What happens when you have a passion for beautiful clothing and the seductive feeling of latex? You get Kaori Matsubara’s Latex Dreams.
Fun in four seconds
Targeting the claim that applying a condom “kills the vibe”, 4secs:condoms were designed by Roelf Mulder of ...XYZ design.
The name “Olga” brings to mind many unsavoury images of women – courtesy of cinema magic – deep in the rural towns of Russia.
Double the fun
The Form 2 vibrator by Yves Béhar is the first in Jimmyjane’s “Pleasure to the People” series.
Oh so hip Bone
Sex toys aren’t top pf the list when it comes to designers looking to start their career and make an impact. It is for this reason that...
Sex is the new yellow
According to international trend forecaster Li Edelkoort, sex is gaining importance in society and the bordello is making a comeback.
The other 90%
Maciek Dubla talks to Stefan G Bucher about being responsible to your ideas, and the need to control your greed.
RCA get Neville Brody
Internationally renowned designer Neville Brody has been named the new Head of Communication Art and Design at the Royal College of Art.
A juicy legacy
The time has come to recognise one of our own as Garth Walker and the Rooke Gallery launch the iJusi Portfolio.
Afridoctor diagnosing direct from your handset
Africa’s first personal mobile health clinic took first place in the Nokia Africa Calling All Innovators application competition.
Skyscraper for peace
Polish architect could have solved the conflict in Sudan with this design of a water tower skyscraper.
World architecture gets Rich
Peter Rich’s Mapungubwe Interpretation Centre was recognised as World Building of the Year 2009 at the World Architecture Festival.
Heatherwick redefines the power station
Never content to be categorised, Thomas Heatherwick has turned his architectural hand to a biomass-fuelled station and created a masterpiece
Trends are pesky things. They come and go as they please, leaving behind a mixed bag of objects without much use.
Heads above the rest
As the puppeteer of 5m-tall puppets, Daniel Popper is expecting to captivate soccer fans with his larger-than-life soccer players.
If there has ever been a reason to celebrate, the Official Match Ball for the FIFA World Cup 2010 is that very reason.
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