mood barometer mugs

by Patricia Carlin
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Cloudy With A Chance Of Mood Swings

Play mood meteorologist with this set of four mugs designed exclusively for UncommonGoods. With the help of the Mood Weather Mugs, you'll be able to alert those in your surrounding area of your current conditions and allow them to prepare for any storms lurking on the horizon. Color-coded to match your moods, each one features a forecast and the proper instructions for how to deal with everything from sunny smiles to tornadic tempers.

Please note, this set has been discontinued. When it sells out, it will no longer be available. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Exclusively at UncommonGoods.

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Exclusive
Item ID
17372
Made from
ceramic, lead-free ink
Measurements
4" H, 10 oz.
Notes
Hand-wash recommended; microwave safe.
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Patricia Carlin

Patricia Carlin

Patricia started out as an art director in Philadelphia, selling everything from potato chips to financial products. In 2001, a friend wanted help launching a glassware business. Patricia designed several product lines for the new venture.

"We couldn't afford a writer at first, so I wrote my own copy for the glasses," Patricia says.

Despite the August 2001 launch, the business did well, and Patricia found herself designing a range of tabletop products.

When Red Wheel Weiser Conari Press noticed the glassware at a gift show, they saw book potential. With their help, Patricia produced two books: "Glam Girl" and "Geeky Girl".

Patricia has explored many techniques in her illustration, but simple line drawing appeals to her most.

"For me paring things down to their simplest essence is always the best way to understand them," she says. "After I had my daughter I rediscovered the power these little sketches have to tell a story. Drawing was a fun way to communicate without language."

Patricia is inspired by Ikko Tanaka, Adrian Tomine and Diane Arbus. She has won many awards for her design work and is the author of "How to Tell If Your Boyfriend is the Antichrist: And if he is, should you break up with him?"

She comes from a long line of RockStar Moms, and aspires to that status on a daily basis. collection

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