UPPERCUP + Coffee Supreme Reusable To-Go Cup

A colorful collaboration unites Australia's premier coffee culture

by Chérmelle Edwards Consuming takeaway coffee is a daily ritual for many. Though the experience of sipping such high quality coffee out of a paper cup leaves much to be desired. With this in mind, a group of Australian design (and coffee) enthusiasts created UPPERCUP, a simple, elegant and reusable alternative that both improves on, and references conventional disposable cup designs in silhouette and lid …

Smash Cup

A collapsable and environmentally friendly to-go vessel for your coffee

by Chérmelle Edwards Ben Melinger was at a coffee shop when he came up with Smash Cup—an idea to hopefully lessen his (and others’) coffee cup footprint. Combining functionality with eco-friendliness, Melinger takes to Kickstarter today with his simple but effective project: a reusable, collapsible coffee cup. Aiming to be the solution to a common problem, Smash Cup (if funded) will be the first universal …

Henry Hargreaves’ Coffee Cups of the World

The photographer's new site documents hundreds of designs put on the disposable vessels

During his travels, professional food photographer Henry Hargreaves has kept an extensive, related hobby: collecting and photographing to-go cups from coffee shops. Now showcased on a recently launched website and Instagram, Hargreaves shares hundreds of these disposable items which he has gathered over the last year and continues to collect from countries all over the globe. Hargreaves took interest in the branding that encases the …