Gianluca Biscalchin's Author Illustrations Show Writers as Cups

By: Alyson Wyers - Published: Nov 27, 2013 • References: & designtaxi
This author illustration set shows what types of coffee famous writers would be based on their work. 'Literary Coffee' was drawn by Italian food illustrator Gianluca Biscalchin. The writers included are Kafka, Proust, Bram Stoker, Collodi, Italo Svevo, Oscar Wilde, Lewis Carroll, Marchese de Sade, Agatha Christie, Simenon, Stevenson, Jane Austen, Hemingway, Baudelaire, Leopardi, Nabokov, Borges, Dante, Shakespeare and Beckett.

The different author illustrations clearly represent a famous book by the writer, such as an island in the cup of Robert Louis Stevenson and devil horns from Dante's 'Inferno,' where as others represent the wordsmith's overall body of work. The represented writers are mostly European, but span different genres and time periods. Some are also more recognizable than others. Stats for Writer-Representing Coffee Charts Trending: Older & Mild
Research: 1,538 clicks in 129 w
Interest: 0.9 minutes
Concept: Author Illustration
Related: 68 examples / 52 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-35
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