Thursday, September 8, 2011

35 Creative and Unusual Mugs

Here is a showcase of some creative, innovative, and unusual mug designs that will make your coffee a memorable one...

Star Wars R2-D2 Mug
Awesome coffee mug shaped like the R2-D2 droid from Star Wars.


Fisticup Punch Coffee Mug
This coffee cup reminds you that getting up is hard, you need strong coffee and a good punch in the face to get going.


Dunk Mug
This smart ceramic mug features a special compartment in which you can store cookies.


Camera Zoom Lens Mug
Unfortunately, this is not a real mug, just a brilliant concept design.


Starbucks Sweater Mug
Creative mug made to look like it was knitted.


Cadarache Cup
Unique cup set designed to imitate the shape of a nuclear power plant.


Cortado Cup
Cortado 2/3 Coffee + 1/3 Milk cup designed by Pilotto Ignacio.


Melting Icebergs Cup
The external surface of the cup is printed with a second layer of heat sensitive ink that is revealed when hot water is poured into the cup.


Stacked Cups
Stacked is comfortable in the hand and amusing to the eye. No matter how you grab it, it’s guaranteed to enliven your coffee break and perk up your pantry.


To Go Cup
Different ways to drink coffee. The hypothetically saucer become the cap of the cup.


My Cuppa Mug
My Cuppa helps you mix your drink to the perfect consistency, based on the color-coded guide inside. Options include everything from a straightforward “milky” to an extra-strong “builder’s brew”.


Gun Trigger Mug
Go slow in life, kill time with a cup of coffee.


Drink Selector Mug
Tired of telling people how you like your tea or coffee? Twist rings to reveal your choice of drink and your milk and sugar preferences.


On/Off Mug
At first glance it’s simply a standard black mug with big white letters that say “OFF”. Nothing fancy, but once you add the hot beverage of your choice, the mug changes color to white and in big black letters it states: “ON”.


Link Mugs
Mugs that link together: An elegantly formed cross on the side of each mug fits neatly into the next, forming a self supporting row of up to 6 mugs.


Crinkle Cup
Designed to look like a discarded, plastic coffee cup, the Crinkle Cup is actually made out of ceramic.


Smile Cups
Creative Smile Cups designed by Studio Psyho.


Tea Bag Coffin
With the “Tea bag Coffin”, the drinker can tidily bury the bag under the cup and out of the way. RIP.


Me Cup
Me Cup is designed to keep your liquid hot and keep you fingers cool. The cup has empty chambers in its wall to prevent burns and to isolate the hot liquid. The cup comes with a saucer, which also has its role to play because it can be transformed in a lid to keep the heat inside and serves as a locking system to stack and store them on top of each other.


Darth Vader Mug
Let the Dark Lord of the Sith watch over your coffee!


Mr. P Lick Mug


Anamorphic Cups
The Anamorphic Cup is the first product to employ the centuries old visual play of the anamorphic cylinder. The stainless steel cup has a polished mirror finish. The porcelain saucer is printed with distorted images or words. These graphics can only be viewed correctly though the curved, reflective surface of the cup.


The Pessimist’s Mug
You’ll never see the glass as half-full again.


Helvetica Coffee Mug
Coffee, like Helvetica, is an acquired taste. To satisfy both habits, this white ceramic mug features four weights of the timeless font – in corresponding caffeinated shades – and a sensibly squared handle.


The Ultimate Coffee Cup
The oval body of this mug brings the center of gravity closer to the hand. The handle and body can be held in several ways, all more comfortable than traditional mugs.


Golf Mug
Get your morning started off with a coffee and a quick hole in one.


Square Mug
Set of unique coffee mugs that snuggle up perfectly together.


Zipper Mug
Zipper was cleverly incorporated into the side of the teacup.


Mood Mugs
Series of mugs with quirky facial expression to reflect your mood.


Ear Mug
Dear Van Gogh mug has a silicon ear handle that you can twist.


Chalkboard Mug
Coffee mug with a chalkboard surface and pre printed checklist.


Tie Tea Cup
It solves the problem of fishing around for that tea bag in the cup.


Gun Handle Mug
Unique ceramic mug with a heavyweight gun shaped handle.


Toilet Mug
Enjoy your morning brew with this one-of-a-kind toilet shaped mug.


Cookie Mug
Cool mug designed for people that love dipping cookies in milk.


Different colour ribbons to denote Different types of Cancer...

Different colour ribbons to denote Different types of Cancer Awareness...

Awareness ribbons are short pieces of colored ribbon folded into a loop, or representations of such, which are used in the United States, Canada, Australia, UK and other parts of the world as a way for wearers of the ribbon(s) to make a statement of support for a cause or issue.

The use of ribbons is designed to draw awareness to health issues and other issues. The most well-known is the red ribbon for support of those with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and the pink awareness ribbon which denotes breast cancer awareness. Other health and social concerns which have also adopted colored ribbons.

Because many awareness ribbon colors may have multiple associated meanings Disabled World is listing only the awareness ribbons regarding health and disabilities.

This is a list of awareness ribbons. The meaning behind the awareness ribbon depends on its color or colors. Many groups have adopted ribbons as symbols of support or awareness, and as a result, many causes often share each color. Some causes may also be represented by more than one color.

The Orange ribbon is the symbol for kidney cancer awareness. The orange ribbon is also a symbol of leukemia,ADHD and self injury awareness


The Periwinkle ribbon color signifies stomach cancer awareness, pulmonary hypertension, and eating disorders.


The Blue awareness ribbon is a symbol for prostate cancer as well as Hydranencephaly, and child abuse awareness.


A Gold ribbon signifies childhood cancer awareness and includes cancers such as the types of leukemia Childhood cancers.


Violet ribbon is the sign for Hodgkin's Disease or Lymphoma a malignancy starting in the lymphatic tissues.


The Silver awareness ribbon denotes ovarian cancer (Australia) which can take four different forms.


The Purple ribbon is awareness for Pancreatic cancer, Sarcoidosis, cystic fibrosis, Fibromyalgia, Lupus, andalzheimer's disease.


The Pink ribbon denotes breast cancer awareness. A cancer formed in the tissues of the breast.


The Gray awareness ribbon is for brain cancer, asthma, diabetes awareness, Brain cancer, Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)


The Pink and Blue colored awareness ribbon is associated with inflammatory breast cancer.


The Jade Ribbon awareness is for hepatitis B and liver cancer in Asia and Pacific communities.


The Teal Ribbon awareness stands for agoraphobia, anxiety disorders and ovarian cancer.


The Red Ribbon awareness ribbon was created by the New York Visual AIDS Artists Caucus in 1991


The Green Awareness ribbon is the symbol for organ transplantation and Lyme Disease


The Puzzle Awareness ribbon is for awareness of Autism, a development disorder with impaired social communication


The White awareness ribbon stands for Multiple Hereditary Exostoses a rare condition when exostoses develop on bones.


The Blue Purple ribbon denotes childhood or pediatric stroke and rheumatoid arthritis awareness.


The Cloud Colored Ribbon denotes awareness for the childhood condition Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia


The Pearl awareness ribbon is the color designated for lung cancer awareness.


The Yellow awareness ribbon denotes suicide awareness and Endometriosis Awareness.

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