Who Designed that Purple and Turquoise Cup from the 90s?

You know the cup I'm talking about. The iconic 90s cup with the purple and turquoise pattern.

Well, have you ever really considered the design? Who designed it? What was the inspiration? Is the person still around? And is she still producing amazing works of art like the jazz cup?

The cup has become part of pop culture. There are boxers using the design. And Instagram accounts that feature the design as their profile picture.


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Some designers started asking this question and they quickly realized that there wasn't much information. The Internet exploded recently with a virtual man-hunt to find the person that designed it. They found her. and the article, video, and pictures are everything you'd expect. Read the whole thing here.

Steven Matt

I am the Director of Digital Marketing at one of the world’s largest financial institutions. I teach Digital Marketing courses to small businesses on behalf of the NYC government and General Assembly in NYC. I am a graduate of Pratt Institute in Brooklyn with a Bachelors degree in Communications Design. I have a Masters degree in Management and Technology from New York University. In my spare time, I organize volunteer glass cleanups in NYC parks and I make jewelry out of the broken glass that I and the volunteers collect. I sell the designs at an artisan market in Brooklyn.