Drink it and Toast it - 8 Extraordinary Messages Contained in Cups

Companies around the world are beginning to take advantage of the beverage industry! By using beer mugs and to go coffee cups, messages are being creatively portrayed in as simple of a way as purchasing your morning coffee.

Check out these creative cups! Do they get the message out they are trying to?

1. Make the Homeless Experience Real with a Coin-Filled Cup

The copy on the lid of this coffee cup reads, "For too many of us this is more than just a cup. NCH nationalhomeless.org." The company believed using real objects, such as coins, would help consumers to better relate to what the homeless must feel.

Source: Ads of the World

2. Look at My Pearly Whites

Don't forget how many people will actually see the bottom of your to go coffee cups; Wrigley took advantage of this space to show off their whitening gum.

Source: Frederik Samuel

3. Wearable Java Jackets - Wear It Later!

Not your drink!

But the bracelet cuff that comes with it! Starbucks new Pike Place Roast this week. To celebrate their launch,  these handmade bracelets fit snugly around your cup today and look funky and sassy around your wrist tomorrow. What an attention getter!

Source: TrendHunter

4. Peel Off Label For Your Cup with Green Wine

According to TrendHunter, this clever design of a wine bottle by Viktor Pucsek for the PapaMama Design Competition. The Vinho Verde (literally green wine) concept incorporates eco-friendly practices in the design of a very attractive bottle. The bottle’s labels can be peeled off and folded up into paper cups.

Source: Trendhunter

5. Save the World, With One Less Full Cup of Coffee at a Time

In recognition of Earth Day, you can reduce your waste with stylish sleeves for your coffee instead of a coffee cup. You’ll start each day with a boost of caffeine and a feeling of goodness for doing your part and look fashionable classy in the process.

Source: Trendhunter

6. Life is a Cycle - It Will Come Back to Get You

The WWF coffee cup creative is based on the concept that life is a cycle. The paper cup is conveying a strong message, that damaging others will be a big damage to human being himself, while the round cup is also a cycled shape.

Source: Ads of the World

7. Cup Reminds You Safety First!

For Happy Hours, Bernard Brewery warns consumers to be safe in their drinking with a powerful reminder "Please don't lose control over your drinking."

Source: Ads of the World

8. Look and Please Conserve Energy

In South Africa, there is an energy crisis. To grab attention and get the message across about the severity of the blackouts being caused by the energy shortage,  the black of the mug fades when filled with hot beverages to reveal the energy conservation message.

Source: Ads of the World

What do you think of these creative cups? Do they get the message across?

Which do you think works particularly well?

Apr 17, 2008
by Anonymous

On #5, how does using

On #5, how does using stylish sleeves greener than using a cup? You'd throw away the container, right? dumb

Apr 17, 2008
by Anonymous

on #8, how much exatly is

on #8, how much exatly is "conserved" in making that king of cup compared to just a simple cup? another dumb

Apr 17, 2008
by Anonymous


on #8, how much exactly is "conserved" in making that kind of cup compared to just a simple cup? ironic