See Who Won the “UnDesign” Awards!

Here are the winners of LELO’s “UnDesign Award,” which asked designers in three categories to replace connectivity with genuine connection: 1. Fashion & Accessories Winner Title: “Toque” Designer: Aline Darc Piculo dos Santos What: Lingerie with a micro sensor of touch that lights up when someone touches it. About: “Nowadays, everyone is busy…” READ MORE […]

Which Intimacy Design Would You Vote For?

sponsored post LELO knows a thing or two about great intimacy design: They’ve sold 7 million products as of January 2014 They’re currently sold in 50 international markets They’ve won 15 major design and industry awards since 2009 But their most recent project is curiously called the UnDesign Award. They asked entrants to go back […]

Got a Great Idea for a Sex Toy?

Funnily enough, one of the most common questions we get around here (after “How can I enlarge my penis?”and “How can I orgasm more/better/at all?”) is “I have a sex toy  idea — how do I go about getting it made?” We’re not in that biz, so we avoid those questions. But now we have […]

Calling All Creatives! LELO’s Search for New Forms of Pleasure!

sponsored post Are you as passionate about design as you are about passion? Have you always wanted to invent your own pleasure object? Do you dream at night of wonderful and gorgeous new ways to turn on the world? Then do we have a contest for you! As part of their ten-year anniversary celebration, LELO is […]

Pop Culture
Set Design for’s Pornos

Now this is the kind of porn we can really get into: design porn. Literally, cool set design for pornos. California Home + Design went behind the scenes at’s studios to take a look at some of their fabricated sets with Christopher Gaw, the head of the design department for the Internet pornography company. He used […]

The “Fifty Shades” Generator

Are you a print or web designer in search of exciting placeholder text? Are you a fledgling author struggling with a sex scene? You’re in luck! The “Fifty Shades Generator” creates “world-class literature based on a pre-defined vocabulary” — a pre-defined vocabulary of clever, creative and totally offensive slang for genitalia and coitus culled from […]

Pop Culture
A New Look for Lolita

Lolita, such a great book. So deserving of a great cover. One blogger held a contest. Now it’s being turned into a book, with designs from both contest entrants and solicited pieces by well-known designers. Read the rest of this post on SUNfiltered  

Jimmyjane’s newest toy, the FORM 4

Jimmyjane just released it’s third and final toy in the “Pleasure to the People” series (a collaboration between designer Yves Behar and Jimmyjane founder Ethan Imboden): first there was the Rabbit-ish FORM 2 (that won an IDEA Award), then the flexible FORM 3, and now finally the stout FORM 4. While there’s no FORM 1 […]

Pop Culture
The Map of Non-Monogamy

According to Franklin Veaux’s personal website, he is an atheist/transhumanist/computer hacker/BDSM switch who owns a small graphic design and training firm and is into Apple computers, World of Warcraft, tattoos, piercing, photography and polyamory. He’s the guy who did that awesome Map of Human Sexuality a while back. And now he’s done the official Map […]

Sexual Health
New York City Wants to Turn You On

Good design used to be completely unheard of in the world of sex accessories — neither function nor form was particularly paid attention to, whether it was a vibrator or a pair of latex undies. Fortunately, in the last decade or so, both form and function have improved immeasurably, and we could not be happier. […]