What is it about the Starbucks coffee cup that inspires art? Is it the minimalist design? The unmistakable and perfectly-executed mermaid logo? Or, is it just the caffeine contained within that gets the creative juices flowing?
Either way, the cups have provided some of the best food art we’ve seen here. And, the work of South Korean artist, Soo Min Kim, is no exception. Using the Starbucks cup as canvas, Kim uses the mermaid as a starting point and rethinks the cup’s environment around her face.
The coffee mascot, by the hand of Kim, then becomes The Beatles, the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man — or made to look as though she’s simply living amongst us humans. See more below and over at Instagram.