illy is an Italian coffee brand produced in Trieste and exported globally. As part of the continuing art collection series (two each year), illy comissioned Cameroon based artist and graphic designer Alioum Moussa to create the artwork for their limited edition coffee tins. The piece, titled ‘All Create Together’, was “inspired by his [Alioum Moussa’s] experience at Cittadellarte – Pistoletto Foundation in Biella.”
Di Alpino is a mobile coffee brand servicing the Odessa region of Ukraine. Designed by Moscow based studio Art Lebedev, the brand’s new identity and packaging utilise a brightly coloured stained glass visual aesthetic to symbolise the Renaissance and the elevated position of coffee in Italian culture.
Black Goat is a pre-packed organic coffee product that will be sold (under the brand Espresso Republic) by Dripp, a coffee shop soon to open in Chino Hills, California. The packaging, created by Turkish independent designer Salih Kucukaga, draws its inspiration from Kaldi, an Ethiopian myth ascribing the origin of coffee to a goat herder and Islamic holy man, and blends the geometric patterns of Arabesque, a simple but stylised goat motif and hand-crafted logo-type.