Children are told how to enjoy sex in Say Yes, Say No, Say Maybe, a controversial 18-page guide from the Brook Advisory Centre, redesigned by Warwickshire-based Wychwood Design for Sexual Health Week. Aimed at 14 year-olds, it includes the Good Grope Guide, with graphic descriptions of what happens during sex, lessons on buying condoms and how to tell if someone fancies you. Scotland Yard’s obscene publications unit confirms it has received a complaint from pregnancy care service Life, relating to a booklet aimed at teenagers, thought to be Say Yes, Say No, Say Maybe.
We speak to baton designer Laura Nyahuye about the work behind the project and how her Zimbabwean heritage influenced the design.
The cultural festival will take place between March and October in 2022, and features high profile commissions involving the likes of Assemble and Dr Nelly Ben Hayoun.
The new “simplified” designs have been influenced by audience research showing that the BBC’s previous look was “old fashioned”.
Mother Design New York has developed the brand, which launches alongside refurbished interiors from consultancy Yabu Pushelberg.