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Kingsize condoms by French brand Manx
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Kingsize condoms by French brand Manx

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Sexual positions series by Durex in Singapore

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German brand Condomi try a painful approach to advertise their fruit condoms

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This Spanish brand uses the rabbit-bunny metaphor to promote its wares

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A vintage example from the eighties by GMHC (Gay Men's Health Crisis) in Spain

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Uncomfortable sex made more pleasurable by Durex in India

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Bad news for beds, by Durex in France

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Another play on the well-hung man, this time by Durex in Australia

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A special campaign for Fathers' Day by Durex in South Africa

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Chinese brand Elasun took their 2008 Olympics as inspiration for an ad campaign, though mistranslated their tagline: 'sports make you health'

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"Roger More" for Durex Performa was banned in the UK but then won an award (Best Use of Typography at The Roses Advertising Awards 2004)

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French brand Hansaplast promise longer performance with an explosive ending

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A simple message by Durex in India

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The British Safety Council in the UK play on the tagline of their National Lottery ad campaign where a giant finger picks out a lucky winner saying 'It Could Be You'

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Ultra Strong condoms for Durex in the UK

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Belgian brand Lifestyles use an unribbed squeezer to comic effect

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All the way to the top with 'longer lasting performance' condoms by Durex in the UK

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Fun in the photo booth to advertise longer performance by Durex in Germany

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Prevaids.org use stick men to demonstrate numerous sexual acts, highlighting the ones where a condom is necessary

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It mightn't be for a condom brand but these French AIDS awareness adverts (also banned) caused huge controversy and got people talking

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Argentinian brand Tulipam took a more innocent approach

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Rosa Bertoli was born in Udine, Italy, and now lives in London. Since 2014, she has been the Design Editor of Wallpaper*, where she oversees design content for the print and online editions, as well as special editorial projects. Through her role at Wallpaper*, she has written extensively about all areas of design. Rosa has been speaker and moderator for various design talks and conferences including London Craft Week, Maison & Objet, The Italian Cultural Institute (London), Clippings, Zaha Hadid Design, Kartell and Frieze Art Fair. Rosa has been on judging panels for the Chart Architecture Award, the Dutch Design Awards and the DesignGuild Marks. She has written for numerous English and Italian language publications, and worked as a content and communication consultant for fashion and design brands.