Tag: mugs

Tricky Starbucks Mugs Appear Full Even When You Tip ‘Em Over

March 27, 2014 // 6:00 am

Japanese design studio Nendo is known for creating objects with out-of-the-box designs, such as their double helix chopsticks. Starbucks is one of their recent clients, and the studio has given the coffee chain’s classic white mugs an adorably unique makeover.

You know how Starbucks magically creates those…

These Dishes and Cups Are Permanently Covered in Ants

January 20, 2014 // 10:54 am

Ants on your dishware usually aren’t something you want to see.  For many people, it’s a surefire way to ruin a lunch. Yet Evelyn Bracklow, a German artist, wants to put ants on your dishes, permanently. She’s created a set of porcelain plates covered with tiny hand-painted…

This Clever Dinnerware Literally Cuts Your Meals in Half

July 31, 2013 // 7:00 am

It’s hard to control our food intake when stuff like Cronut Burgers and Moreos exist. Fortunately, we can rely on clever inventions like the ‘Halved’ dinnerware set to help keep face-stuffing episodes to a minimum.

Jo Djauhari, Fajar Kurnia and Jeremy Chia came up with this idea to…

Labyrinth Mugs are Creepy, Awesome

April 7, 2013 // 6:00 am

There are very few thing’s that could make Jim Henson’s 1986 cult-classic Labyrinth more amazing or more creepy. Monster puppets? Check. 1980′s rock ballads? Check.  Jennifer Connelly performing early-era fanfic-slash in a geeky-chic nightgown? Check.

David Bowie in classic drag? Check, check and check.

Great, so now that…

These Fondue Mugs Solve Double Dipping Dilemma

December 26, 2012 // 5:28 pm

Rid yourself of all of your double-dipping concerns and enjoy that melty chocolate or cheese in your very own Fondue Mug. There’s nothing like being handed the free reigns to get as much of that gooey goodness on your bread/vegetables/fruit or whatever else it is you like to fondue,…

Geeks Rejoice, This Mug Has an Animated Battery Readout

June 1, 2012 // 11:45 am

Coffee mugs that change their design when the temperature of its contents rise and fall are nothing new — but the idea to incorporate an animated battery is a move not to be overlooked.

It’s called the Battery Thermokruzkhus Mug, and it’s probably the nerdiest thing you can drink…

Topsy-Turvy Espresso Cups

October 28, 2011 // 6:00 am

If you’re bored with your predictable morning routine, try mixing it up a bit by enjoying some espresso in these topsy-turvy cups.  While they may appear to be tilted haphazardly, they are well-balanced so that the cup won’t topple over when you set it down.  So you…