Wrap Your Hand Around This

The man who designed the so-called “Anthora” coffee cup has died.

From the New York Times article:   The Anthora has spawned a flock of imitations by competitors over the years, but it was first designed by Mr. (Leslie) Buck for the Sherri Cup Company in Kensington, Conn.

Who knew?

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7 Responses to Wrap Your Hand Around This

  1. Beckie says:

    Not too shabby for a town that technically doesn’t exist, huh? (and I say that with all the love in the world. I live in that non-existent town. In fact, Sherri Cup was in my back yard, almost literally.)

  2. Gerry says:

    Being from the Saxonville part of Framingham, I concur completely.

  3. Li'l Em-Kel says:

    WRAP MY HAND AROUND IT ?! That’s crazy!

    The first time I did that was the LAST time I did it. Scaldissimo City!

    Now I carefully deploy the little paper cup handles and avoid catastrophe while, pinkie aloft, I enjoy my joe.

  4. Kevin says:

    I once dated a girl from Fairfield, who thought those fancily designed cups were for collecting change, her name was Linda. I often wonder whatever became of her.

  5. Mike Watt says:

    Gerry
    The best evolution of this iconic cup is the Museum of Modern Art’s CERAMIC version that not only mimics the artwork, but even has a raised seam, just like the cardboard version.
    Mike

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