Design student Michele Chu wants to revolutionize the condom market by creating spray-on condoms for both parties

When it comes to promoting safe sex, the more options, the better. Which is why the idea of a spray-on alternative to the conventional condom is so fascinating. Design student Michele Chu created a concept for a visual communications class that includes spray-on condoms for both males and females.

The spray-on condom burst onto the scene in 2008 when German scientist Jan Vinzenz Krause began testing a prototype. Krause’s idea was modeled after the drive-through car wash; he designed a metal tube with jets that sprayed liquid latex. Due to “technical difficulties” the prototype never saw mass-production and the excitement around spray-on condoms quieted.

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