jscroft got their new cup or mug by running a design contest:
Design a coffee cup to express a haiku
Check out jscroft's Cup or mug contest…
Art & Design
This is an art project. I have a Twitter account where I post haiku: @17morae. I'd like to try creating merchandise—coffee cups, for now—out of the ones people seem to like. Target audience: people who like art. And poetry. And coffee.
What's your vision?
A coffee cup that expresses and showcases ONE of these haikus: morning coffee is not so nearly liberty as afternoon tea dreams of tomorrow memories of yesterday sleeves rolled up today the deeper the well the sweeter the water but prime the pump you must you entered this world howling naked and afraid so quit complaining Please pick whichever one of the four sparks the best idea. I will pick the design that I think best reflects the chosen verse. Feel free to check the twitter account @17morae; if you find one there you like better, use it instead! I would like the verse to be visible on both sides of the cup, and we will be using the Zazzle template. Please select a mug style that best suits your design. The existing listing is here: https://www.zazzle.com/z/ymfqw
Some general guidelines: - No upper-case or punctuation in the verse, please. Lower-case and new lines only. - Please incorporate my Twitter handle (@17morae) into the design. - I am looking for expressive imagery, so please no pure-typography designs. - Hand-drawn text (as opposed to stock fonts) is more than fine! - I would like the verse to be visible from both sides... either repeated, or large enough to wrap around if that is your idea. OR... verse on one side and twitter handle prominently on the other! - Please ensure your design fits one of the Zazzle coffee cup templates! i.e. fitting the travel mug is a nice-to-have, but I'd rather pick a single cup design--a real coffee cup--and make it really stick.
Every design category has flexible pricing for all budgets. Cup or mug starts at £149.
Full copyright with production-ready files for digital and/or print.
It all began with a design brief.
A quick, interactive guide helped them understand their design style and captured exactly what they needed in their cup or mug.
Designers across the globe delivered design magic.
jscroft collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
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And then… they selected a winner!
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
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