bondage

Culture

bondage artist naka akira on the erotic beauty of kinbaku

As FKA Twigs and 'Fifty Shades of Grey' bring the Japanese art of rope tying ever closer to the mainstream, we talk to one of its master practitioners.
Roni Jacobson
5.8.15
Think Pieces

a new look at japanese bondage rituals

Japan’s underground sex scene thrives on fetish practices and erotic rituals. We explore the art of Japanese bondage through the eyes of Londoners: provocative photographer Millicent Hailes and model Tessa Kuragi.
Lily Bonesso
4.8.15
Photography

"tying-up is synonymous for making love" araki on the art of bondage

No one’s done more to bring the Japanese bondage art form of kinbaku-bi - “the beauty of tight binding” - to the world’s attention than one-of-a-kind artist Nobuyoshi Araki. Apart from his photos of lush women like his muse Kaori tied and bound...
Dean Kissick
5.23.14
Photography

pillow talk with nobuyoshi araki and kiko mizuhara

“I’m interested in fashion, but I’m not bothered by what they wear. I’m more interested in the woman underneath.” Nobuyoshi Araki is a superstar in Japan. Confronting taboo subjects such as sex, female nudity and death head on, his photographs are at...
i-D Team
1.22.14
Fashion

naomi campbell, the one who started it all

Naomi Campbell is an i-D institution. A best friend of i-D Consultant Fashion Director Edward Enninful, the pair have worked together consistently over the years and produced a body of work which can only be described as epic. For her 12th cover of i-D...
i-D Team
11.19.10