The Coffee Break by Amidov for Monkey Business

A coffee cup shaped sugar bowl divided into two, convenient for serving different sweeteners and for raising a smile. Made of ceramic. “The Coffee Breaks birth as a product lies at the end of a relatively unconventional design journey. From 2011 onward we produced a series of studio works, consisting of sectioned ceramic table ware such as tea pots, coffee cups, plates and vases. Ceramic vessels were sourced from the local flea market and with the aid of a gem-cutters saw, the vessels sides were cut away leaving only the center most portion of the vessel. The outcome had an almost two-dimensional existence, free of volume, devoid of the ability to contain, they were almost a graphic representation of themselves. These works were shown at several galleries and museums as a kind of ‘designers studies’.”

Creative Creature Cups

Today we want to show you a great idea for the gift. Some are friendly and furry, and others look poised to snap you with claws or wrap you with tentacles – you never know what you will find at the bottom of these coffee (or tea) mugs. The exterior of each one is conspicuously identical and unassuming, so for guests come to visit for the first time, the shock will definitely catch them off guard – for those in the know, though, they will still always get a little surprise with their final sips. Take a look!

Warm Set of Heaters “Brr”

It’s November already and it’s time to prepare for the winter. This warm set of heaters called “Brr” is especially prepared for cold, winter days. Heater “Brr” is made out of wool and does a few actions at the same time: insulates hands from the hot cup, keeps the heat and warms frozen hands. There are also two silicone band inside the heater to prevent it from sliding down the cup. Such intersting idea belongs to designer from Poland Beata Faron.

Dietary “Slim Cup” from Sharona Merlin

This cup reminds us of the dietary, where everything that is forbidden – chocolate, ice cream or coffee – should be considered as luxury, preferably in minimum amount. The cup looks quite normal, with some angle of view, but if you look from a different point – it almost disappears. The author of this Slim Cup is Sharona Merlin, a student of Shenkar College of Engineering and Design from Israel.

Alphabetic Mugs

Brazilian designers have long earned reputation of creative guys. These porcelain mugs by Baita Design are another confirmation of this. The handle of each mug is made in the form of various letters. It could be the first letter of your name or nickname. In any case your mug will be different. If you are still looking for mug use our previously compiled collection of creative mugs.

25 Creative and Original Mugs

In this ultimate collection we’ve gathered 25 most unique, most stylish and most beautiful mugs from all over the web. They differs from standart by their shapes, materials they’re made from, and even their color. This collection will come in handy if you’re looking for the present for your friend – all cups/mugs can be bought in online-stores. Also we recommend not to watch the last set to impressionable people because of its provocative character.
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