Here’s a mug made just for your lap

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Friday 17 January 2014

Hot coffee spilling onto your lap as you try to multi-task while on the couch or at work? No more! The Lap Mug has been invented. This handy and quite colorful mug has been ‘designed around the body rather than the table’ with the bottom of the mug featuring a wedge for ‘nestling in your lap’. What a cool concept! And if you’re needing to place that mug on the table, it rests just as well on a flat surface.

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Drinking coffee with this mug can lead to a shark attack

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 18 October 2013

Duun dun duun dun dun dun dun! Look out! There’s a shark in your coffee! Just when you thought it was safe to relax and drink a freshly brewed cup of coffee, this heat sensitive mug releases sharks into the design on your mug. So every time you think about pouring yourself some hot coffee […]

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Perpetually dirty mug is yours for life

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Friday 12 October 2012

First there were the anti theft lunch bags with strategically placed fake mould to deter people from poaching your food. Now there are mugs that come with gross coffee stains and lipstick marks printed to make sure these same criminal minds never want to drink from them. Well, unless they’re total slobs.

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Illustrator Andy Smith’s mugs

Andrew Whiting Reader Find

By Andrew Whiting in New Design on Saturday 24 December 2011

Andy Smith is an illustrator with skills. His work combines illustration and typography to create images that have humour, energy and optimism, and all are executed with a hand-made, hand-printed, tactile feel. He designed these four mugs for his friends at outdoor company Alpkit. Each mug shows a creature tangling with explorers. I love them.

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