— Lascivious Is Lascivious

Lascivious’ Autumn/Winter 2012 lingerie pieces don’t just look good; they’re fire that fuels the erotic imagination. Cheeky cutaways expose body parts in reverse, and the clean, modern design means fabrics hug the skin in the most flirtatious of ways.

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— Electric Stimulus to Face

Daito Manabe uses his friends Muryo Honma, Setsuya Kurotaki, Motoi Ishibashi & Seiichi Saito in this video which see’s how electric shocks can have such accurate control over the human face.

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Daito Manabe, Muryo Honma, Setsuya Kurotaki, Motoi Ishibashi & Seiichi Saito, electric shocks, electric stimulus, electric face, electric signals, electric signal nerve, fave nerves

— Emil Kadi: Pitch Black & Bright White

There’s a degree of impeccability to the composition and contrast of Emin Kadi’s black and white photos. The fair hair and milky skin of model Madeleine could get lost against the colourless backdrop of the shoot, but while the pitch black clothing stands out first and foremost, Kadi ensures that never happens.

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— Photographer Spotlight: Helmut Newton

On 24th March a monumental exhibition of the great photographer’s work will open at the Grand Palais in Paris. It is the first show since his death in 2004 and over 230 photographs will be presented.

 

Helmut Newton is one of The English Group Marc Carter’s favourite photographers and is considered one of the most important photographers of the twentieth century who has photographed some of the most beautiful women in the world. 

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— Perfume Advertising (…that’s banned)

Working as a designer and Creative Director, I’m all to aware of the power of provocative imagery…

 

…or, as is often said, ‘sex sells’.

 

So it’s interesting to take a glance towards how far you might go before a campaign is finds itself banned (on TV, or in print).

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— Repulsion

German poster for Repulsion, starring Catherine Deneuve and directed by Roman Polanski, UK, 1965

 

The artist illustrating this poster was Jan Lenica (1928-2001).

 

…oh, Roman Polanski is 80 years old today.

 

Via: Movie Poster of The Day

 

Germany, Repulsion, Catherine Deneuve, director, Roman Polanski, UK, 1965, artist, illustration, poster, film poster, movie poster, Jan Lenica, 1928-2001