Starbucks Unveils The White Cup Contest Winning Design (and a look at some other submissions).

Starbucks White Cup Contest Winner

Meet the Starbucks White Cup Contest Winner, 20 year old Pittsburgh resident Brita Lynn Thompson. The design contest held by the coffee giant was to determine what will be printed on their limited edition plastic cups due out in the Fall. Starbucks had almost 4000 entries to choose from. (more…)

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Some Of The Sharpest Sharpie Art Out There

Sharpest Sharpie Art

No, I’m not going to share with you a bunch of cute canvas Keds or even cool Converse high tops decorated with Sharpie markers. No tote bags, backpacks or notebook covers. We’ve seen hundreds of those already. Nope, instead I’m going to point out some less obvious ways various talented people have used Sharpie markers and pens that are both innovative and impressive. (more…)

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Maybe You Shouldn’t Discourage Your Children From Writing On The Walls. Charlotte Mann Doodles For Profit.

Charlotte Mann doodles for profitabove image courtesy of the Sunday Times Style section

Perhaps it time to stop reprimanding your kids for writing on the walls. That is, if you want them to have a career like Charlotte Mann. An artist/ illustrator/ doodlebug who works with black marker on walls, blinds, white emulsion paint, paper, backgrounds and more. (more…)

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And You Thought Sharpies Were For Writing Your Name In Your Undies.

Sharpie Art

The world’s best known permanent laundry maker, the Sharpie, isn’t just for labeling your underwear. Hand drawn cars, basement walls, decorated ceramic busts and more like those shown here may make you rethink the way you use that stinky pen. (more…)

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