One cup can spark a lot of feelings.
The backlash to Starbucks’ minimalistic new red cup design was swift and angry; many saw it as an attack on Christmas (and that made other people more angry). Even Donald Trump got involved, suggesting people should boycott the coffee chain.
Regardless of what side you fall in the War on Red Cups, one thing is clear: Starbucks cups needed a redesign. Our proposals, which will hopefully inspire less (or more?) rage, below.
We thought there was only enough espresso for one night…
Festivus, because a red cup is perfect for the airing of grievances.
Let’s not get too far ahead of ourselves.
Make Starbucks great again.
Warning: May contain holiday spirits. (Drunk Uncle not included.)
Bringing more joy than a red cup ever could.
Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good fight.