Authentic " paper cup" design down to the detailed seam, cup rim and matte finish
Thick, sturdy ceramic construction
A great conversation piece about conscious consumption
Designed by the founders of TreeHugger.com, a site dedicated to bringing sustainability into the mainstream
Certified lead and cadmium free
Based on ubiquitous I (heart) NY cups found all over NYC
Microwave and dishwasher safe
Responsibly made in Thailand
This ceramic cup features the world-famous I ♥ NY logo, represented in MoMa' s design collection, and is a perfect replica of a disposable paper cup down to the detailed seam, rim and matte finish. A little bit of history and art, brought to you by the founders of TreeHugger.com. Plus, it' s a great conversation piece to get people talking about the wisdom of conscious consumption.
This thick, sturdy ceramic " paper cup" replica is an ideal replacement for the Styrofoam or paper cups at your office coffee station and water cooler.
The I [heart] NY logo was created by Milton Glaser in 1975 to " brand" the state of New York and has become one of the most familiar cultural icons of the past half century.
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Dimensions 3.75h x 3.25"dia 10 oz
Design & Functionality This thick, sturdy ceramic “paper cup” replica is an ideal replacement for the Styrofoam or paper cups at your office coffee station and water cooler. Plus, it’s a great conversation piece to get people talking about the wisdom of conscious consumption.
Materials Ceramic - certified lead and cadmium free
Sustainability According to aboutmyplanet.com, over 6.5 million trees were cut down to make 16 billion paper cups used by US consumers in 2006, using 4 billion gallons of water and resulting in 253 million pounds of waste. This ceramic “paper cup” replica is a clever reminder that there are alternatives to use-and-toss items.
About the Brand Exception lab is a small business run by designprenuer Gram Hill with a mission to create socially and environmentally progressive small businesses. Graham Hill also founded the popular Treehugger.com, a site dedicated to bringing sustainability into the mainstream. The company is dedicated to developing sustainable products.
Care Instructions Microwave and dishwasher safe
Tips These are a great gift for anyone you know who’s hesitant about giving up their disposables!
Country of Origin Ethically made in Thailand
Product Name & Number: "I Love NY" Coffee Cup, ILOVENY
Comments about Product:This is a strong study replacement for disposable cups. It does, however, get as hot as the liquid that you put into it. Expect to wait till the coffee cools a bit, or get a wrapper for it. I bought it to keep me in a New York state of mind, so it fills the need. I have larger ceramic cup for drinking coffee that has a rubber wrapper to protect my fingers. Now I need one for my mouth...