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the original i am not a paper cup

by James Burgess
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  • the story

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Don't worry, you don't have to give up your daily coffee fix to show mama earth some love. This clever porcelain rendition of a paper cup looks just like the modern to-go cup, except this one can be used over and over again. So whether you order black coffee or double mocha cinnamon latte, the original I Am NOT a Paper CupTM made of double-walled porcelain will keep drinks piping hot and paper cups out of landfills. Durable and great for travel. Matte porcelain finish. Comes with one soft silicone I Am NOT a Plastic LidTM in white. Designed by James Burgess. Made in Taiwan.

Replacement "I Am NOT a Plastic Lid" in white and black sold separately.

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Made from
porcelain ECO silk paper, silicone
6" H: Top: 3.5" dia, Bottom: 2.25" dia; 11 oz.
dishwasher and microwave safe
  • the maker

James Burgess

Born in 1981 and educated in the UK, James Burgess' design philosophy is simple, "To produce intriguing, interactive products that evoke emotions and memories."

James tries to design objects that relate to our everyday lives, with clever references and innuendos.

"Design allows me to express my thoughts and ethics with each product reflecting my personality, James said. "I feel design is a way to reinvent our everyday lives and to make the quality of life better for everyone".

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