Photo: Johanna Basford

Starbucks cups became the freshest form of expressing artistic creativity, this time by illustrator Johanna Basford from Abereden, UK. With the help of simple pens, the already iconic cups were decorated with various detailed patterns that would certainly make you think twice before throwing them in the bin.

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Inspired by the Starbucks brand, Johanna’s goal is to have a chance to see her designs on the coffee giant’s takeaway cups. The artist has paid attention to every detail, creating lovely and playful patterns with her “inky magic”; Take a look how the cups turn into small pieces of art, below, and share with us your thoughts – Would you like to see these kind of cup designs in Starbucks some day?