Nendo Designs Coffee Mugs For Starbucks That Never Need A Refill.

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Okay, so they do actually need a refill if you’d like a second cup. However, when turned upside down, these three new mugs designed for Starbucks in Japan appear as a full Americano, latte and caramel macchiato.

Nendo Designs Coffee Mugs For Starbucks

Nendo Designs Coffee Mugs For Starbucks

Japanese design firm Nendo designs coffee mugs for Starbucks. They took Starbucks’ classic white coffee mug and added a graphic to the base that looks like the surface of a coffee drink, so that when the mug is drying or being stored upside down, it looks as though it’s actually full.

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The mug comes in three varieties – Americano, latte and caramel macchiato – and will be released in Starbucks throughout Japan. A design that represents Starbucks’ worldview : of feeling fulfilled, and seeing the world as half-full, never half-empty.

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photos by Akihiro Yoshida

info and images courtesy of Nendo