World’s Most Beautiful Awards and Trophies, Past and Present

Awards and trophies throughout history have been designed in such a way that they exemplify the stature of the event for which they are awarded. Then again, some trophies are created as interior wall design motifs. This article highlights trophies that have long histories in their respective sports or events (America’s Cup, Stanley Cup, Wimbledon Trophy, FIFA World Cup), as well as other trophies or awards that have been designed more recently in relative history to acknowledge top achievers in their respective sports or events (PCA Trophies, Biletnikoff Award).

Each and every one of these trophies and awards has its own unique, interesting and beautiful design that is immediately recognizable for the sport or event it represents.

World's Most Beautiful Awards and Trophies, Past and Present
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11 Cool Designs in Hippo Shape

Hippo is known for his big mouth and is a cute character found in many kids product design. However, it is not only loved by kids, there are many products designed for grown-ups as well, such as hippo table, chair and wine bar. Here we rounded up 11 Cool Designs in Hippo Shape we like most. Take a look at how those creative industrial designers use the image of our big-mouth friend in product design.

11 Cool Designs in Hippo Shape
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Scoffee: KFC’s new edible coffee cup

The cup, named the ‘Scoff-ee Cup’, made from biscuit, wrapped in sugar paper and then lined with a layer of heat-resistant white chocolate to keep the coffee hot and the cup crispy, is KFC’s newest product: an edible coffee cup. Edible packaging is a relatively new concept and could significantly reduce the amount of paper or plastic packaging used, especially in the quick-service restaurant where packages or containers that ordinarily are designed to be used once and then thrown away. This type of edible packaging is definitely aligned with the global consumer mind-set in terms of sustainability and simplifying their life. As for the cup itself, it is described, “Once the chocolate lining melts over time, the biscuit begins to soften causing it to melt in your mouth.” Moreover, the cups have been dosed with ambient aromas, including “Coconut Sun Cream,” “Freshly Cut Grass” and “Wild Flowers.” to evoke memories of warm weather, sun and summer holidays — “things that make everyone smile. It is reported, coffee in edible cups will be servered in U.K. stores soon. Not sure when we can try it in North America, looking forward to try it.

Scoffee: KFC's new edible coffee cup
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iSaber: The Apple Lightsaber?

If apple somehow start a lightsaber bussiness, iSaber in this post is probably what they’d look like. 3D modeler extraordinaire Martin Hajek went ahead and designed this iSaber. Designed by Apple in Tatooine, and assembled in Hoth, this fictional energy weapon has been cleverly visualized to include all the telltale design cues of a real Apple product. Called “an elegant weapon for a more civilized age”, it comes with three editions: gold, silver and space gray. No one knows when the iSaber will in your pocket.

iSaber: The Apple Lightsaber?
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