Coffee is almost always on people's guilty pleasure list. It is the first thing people embrace in the morning, it comes in innumerable blends from a thousand different places across the globe, but above all it is just so damn good. Here is the a-list of coffee logos, showcases and all things caffeinated...
This first one comes from PSDTuts+. Aptly titled, 18+ Sources of Inspiration from Coffee, Ink, Blood and other Stains, you absolutely have check this out - http://goo.gl/1twsT. This site has 4 websites that are coffee orientated or use coffee elements; stains etc., tutorials on how to create grungy, stained headers and stuffs. As a bonus PSDTuts+ also has some wicked brushes on display for you to download.
Our next one comes from Inspirationfeed.com. The have a stellar showcase of "30 tasteful coffee logo designs" for your inspiration. This is a great way to see how people interpret a theme, how they can take something like a coffee cup and manipulate it in different ways and in different styles. I particularly like Roast Espresso's logo. It is simplistic, the colors are earthy and natural and it just exudes everything that coffee stands for. For the full story check it out here - http://goo.gl/TSo72. Oh and as a good reference point, bookmark Inspirationfeed.com for a constant, unending supply of creative inspiration. Long the same vein, TheRoxor.com has an equally groovy set of coffee logos; 25 to be exact. You can check out their showcase here - http://goo.gl/EnRfS
The next stop on our caffeinated tour is one of my favourite sites, Dear Coffee, I Love You. If coffee was a religion, then this would be the holy text to accompany it! Everything you need to know about coffee is here; they even picked up on a world record involving coffee - check it out here - http://goo.gl/89UwE. This site also has a link to a site called Society6. This site has some retro coffee prints by a genius, called Brian W. Jones, that are to die for! Buy them here - http://goo.gl/F8AgJ.
Now for something really and truly amazing; a wild collection of 50 coffee foam masterpieces from TheDesignInspiration.com. The collection has everything from cats to boats sailing at sunset carefully crafted into a warm cappuccino or a smoldering latte. Check out the site here - http://goo.gl/DWPV.
Now on a different note, DesignNotes.com has a wonderful post called "Coffee As Inspiration". Starbucks, the temple dedicated to coffee, posted "The Way I See It Quotes" on their coffee cups, so that coffee connoisseurs can get a does of philosophical wisdom with their morning brew. According to the site, there are a total of 18 coffee cups that Starbucks released, each with a different quote, from very famous caffeinated souls - The quotes range from Augusten Burroughs to Leela James. Get the full story here - http://goo.gl/CyR8J
And last but not least, is the Webdesignledger.com. The have complied a list of "32 Tasty Coffee Websites to Inspire You". This is a list of websites devoted to the pursuit of coffee and to good design. What could be better than the blend of warm coffee and sublime design? Get the full story and all of the highlights here - http://goo.gl/du41X - word of advice, bookmark this site.