A talented tiki designer, Purple Jade, lost her house and everything in it when it was hit by Hurricane Katrina. The kind folks at Tiki Farm are donating 100% of the profits from the sale of this cool mug (designed by Purple Jade herself) to Purple Jade. It costs $25 and will be on sale for only 48 hours beginning 6pm Pacific time.
The mug is inspired by the Comedy/Tragedy masks aesthetic. It is a 3-tone mug in purple, gold & green which are the official colors of the Mardi Gras. One side of the mug features the Remember frowning face, and the othe side features the Rebuild smiling face. The nose design on the mug is the Fleur de Lis, the official symbol of New Orleans. Also, notice the general contours of the mug… it is shaped like a Hurricane glass.Link
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. Come and hear Mark speak at the ALA conference in Chicago on July 1.