IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm
IdN v19n2: Sexual Graphics – Visual Orgasm

We're pretty sure we've already got your attention just with the use of that word "sexual" because nothing arouses so much interest or is capable of stirring up so much controversy. With the help of 11 top-flight practitioners who have flirted with the bare-all approach, we examine the pros and cons of using sex to spice up your portfolio – and present some eye-popping examples of their work to help you make up your mind about this ever-burning issue.


Contents:

Motion Gallery: Pause Fest
Sexual Graphics: Visual Orgasm
Creative Country: Thailand
Studio: A2/SW/HK, Berg, Greenspace, Kent Lyons
Pick of the Month

Specifications:

104 pages
6 varying paper stocks
4C process + spot UV + vanish
118 minutes DVD Video included


Sexual Graphics

Beating a path through the sexual-design minefield

Sex sells – be it newspapers and magazines, movies and stage productions, novels and memoirs, art or even music. At the same time, it can be a turn-off for viewers with a conservative outlook on the matter. So when it comes to sex in design, the pros and cons of using it have to be carefully weighed.

And then an even more difficult question has to be posed: is sex being used simply to grab the viewer's attention or does it have an integral part to play in the design concept? Does it enhance the message being conveyed or detract from it?

Featuring:

Autumn Whitehurst | David Alexander Slaager | Denzil & Siddhi | Erik Foss | Jamie McCartney | John Ryan Solis | Jorge Champrrp | Malika Favre | Michael Viviani | Mike Jeter | Who Killed Mickey

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Motion Gallery: Pause Fest

Taking digital time out in Melbourne

Go back to the future! Re-live – or experience for the first time – 2011 November's first major digital festival to take place in Melbourne, Australia. See all the works that were screened plus amazing behind-the-scenes footage from this scintillating seven days of fun in the Victoria sun in this issue's DVD. And don't miss our one-on-one interview with the man behind it all, George Hedon, who pulled the whole enterprise together with the help of just two other people.

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Creative Country: Thailand

Can creativity unite a divided nation?

The land of smiles, paradisiacal beaches and Buddhist stoicism has recently been put to some severe tests, experiencing major political turmoil and calamitous natural disasters. But throughout it all, the creative community held fast – and the country's advertising industry is even making inroads on international awards. Find out where today's Thai scene is at with this lowdown from 11 of its leading artists/designers.

Featuring:

Tarin Yuangtrakul | Chatchanok Wongvachara | Eakkarlak Sangtongchai | Norrasak Ramasute | Prompt Design | Ise Ratta Ananphada | Suralert Jirawangso | Sulaimarn Poh-Asae | Paputh Nimchuar | Unchalee "Leee" Anantawat | Eyedropper Fill

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Studio

Our biggest "Studio" article yet, featuring four top design firms – A2/SW/HK, Berg, Greenspace and KentLyons, all of which are located in the UK. But notwithstanding the similarity of their creative environments, they each have a radically different approach to the artistic endeavors they undertake.

Featuring:

A2/SW/HK | Berg | Greenspace | Kent Lyons

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Regulars: POTM

Pick of the Month

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Steve Nakamura art directs the 2015 Laforet Harajuku Annual Ad Campaign – Tokyo, Japan

Steve Nakamura art directs the 2015 Laforet Harajuku Annual Ad Campaign – Tokyo, Japan

Art director, Steve Nakamura creates the 2015 spring/summer campaign for the iconic Japanese department store, Laforet Harajuku. Known as the eclectic fashion forest in the middle of the Harajuku crossing. The visual campaign is a loose interpretation of different types of people coming together, playing the role of plants, trees and animals.

Kyle Cooper – OFFF 2009 Main Titles (4:04)

Kyle Cooper – OFFF 2009 Main Titles (4:04)

Main title for OFFF 2009

40 Under 40: 9th edition shines spotlight on the future leaders of Asia’s design industry – Hong Kong

40 Under 40: 9th edition shines spotlight on the future leaders of Asia’s design industry – Hong Kong

Perspective, Hong Kong’s premiere architecture and design magazine, is proud to present the 9th 40 Under 40 programme, recognising the region’s rising young design stars from across Asia. Nominations have poured in highlighting young talents from six design fields — art, architecture, interiors, graphic/new media, products, and fashion/accessories. The final 40 will be chosen based on the nominee’s professional achievements, contributions to the industry, and potential for future development and growth.

Eve Warren – Lincolnshire, UK

Eve Warren – Lincolnshire, UK

As an emerging print artist, Eve loves to get her hands dirty rather than simply using digitalized technologies.

A-Ok – Full Graphic & Pocket T-Shirt – London, UK

A-Ok – Full Graphic & Pocket T-Shirt – London, UK

100% Organic Cotton T-Shirt

GMUNK – OFFF Cincinnati 2014 main title (4:37)

GMUNK – OFFF Cincinnati 2014 main title (4:37)

Main title for OFFF Cincinnati 2014

Suzan Drummen – Amsterdam, Netherlands

Suzan Drummen – Amsterdam, Netherlands

The thousands of objects in each of her artworks are placed by hand, making the intricate patterns that adorn gallery and museum floors. The fractal-like patterns in each installation form a temporary three-dimensional carpet that alters the space in which it is installed, by reflecting light in all directions.

Resonate Festival 2015: Belgrade – Belgrade, Serbia

Resonate Festival 2015: Belgrade – Belgrade, Serbia

Resonate festival in Belgrade is back for another year bringing artists together to drive a forward-looking debate on the position of technology in art and culture. The fourth edition of Resonate festival taking place in Belgrade between 13th – 18th April 2015. Resonate brings together artists, designers and educators to participate in a forward-looking debate on the position of technology in art and culture.

FITC Toronto 2015 – Toronto, Canada

FITC Toronto 2015 – Toronto, Canada

FITC is the intersection between Creative Technologists, Designers, Developers and all-around awesome thinkers from various innovative industries across the globe. They converge every year in Toronto to connect, challenge, inspire and to experience the cutting edge in design and technology. Exclusive for IdN readers: Enter promo code “IdN” and save $50 for the Festival, The Works and FLEX passes. Limited number of Super Early Bird tickets are available.

Brosmind – OFFF Barcelona 2012 Main Titles (8:37)

Brosmind – OFFF Barcelona 2012 Main Titles (8:37)

Main title for OFFF Barcelona 2012