From taboo to trendy, condoms are becoming a medium for awareness
Implications - HIV and STD awareness has increased partially due to amicable presentation. Condoms are considered common-place, even becoming symbols of hope, affirmation and often humor, and products having sexual connotation are highly popular with younger consumers. Thus, condoms are now being stretched beyond their intended use (pun intended). These products, which include handbags made of condom wrappers and phallic-shaped blimps, are intended to shock, amuse or make a statement.
Artist Alexander Reh has a simple cheap DIY recipe for bringing beauty, scent and color into your interior. To make the Naughty DeFlower Vase, take a couple of juice glasses and colored condoms, unroll… [More]
SafeSax are condom-inspired totes and handbags. A portion of proceeds benefit AIDS organizations. The website describes, "Safe Sax offers a new twist on the same old boring purse or bag. With color and… [More]
This is a bit of a strange one I was forwarded at work. The images are from a condom fashion show in China. I don't know a lot more than that, but the pictures are AMAZING. If I was to guess, I would say… [More]
Sure to be a banned commercial here in the United States, the Durex condom ad, ‘Get it On’, features three condom-made bunnies having sex. The message of this naughty commercial is that if you wear Durex… [More]
Brazilian artist Adriana Bertini, has designed fourteen garments for Dress Up Against AIDS, that are made entirely from condoms that were rejected by industry quality tests. She was inspired by HIV-positive… [More]
Working from the idea that a condom replica 100 times the size of an actual condom will be a reminder for the very forgetful, Little Elk, a Lancaster, Pennsylvania crafter, hand silkscreens fabric and… [More]