Took a walk in the Flatiron district and ran into these beauties.
Until recently, the coffee cup was singularly a container for hot liquid, but as I adventure the streets of New York, it has become the quintessential way of grabbing free wifi in a warm place.
The coffee cup: a way to transport hot liquid, a canvas, and key to the interwebs.
Hypergraphia: The Cup Drawings Studio in the Prow
“My drawing surface of choice since 2007 is the cardboard coffee cup. The slightly off-white, matte surface of a sturdy unadorned cardboard cup is a wonder and delight. It takes beautifully the jet-black and the earthy colors of the Faber and Castell India ink brush pens that I favor.
I save the cups from the hot drinks I buy and occasionally collect them from other artists with whom I meet for tea or coffee around town. I wash and dry them and record on the bottom the date, place and occasion, as well as the drink that was consumed, thus capturing the social moment just passed.” - Gwyneth Leech
Just got a free coffee
It’s the little things I tell ya.