Same Same - But different
In 2005 my wife, two boys and I shut down our construction business and traveled to Asia to help build orphanages. We spent 4 months in Cambodia and 2 months... Read more
We're on a road to nowhere- Talking Heads
Growing up as a young surfer we blasted this song over and over on our many surf trips up and down the California and Mexico coastlines. There was never a... Read more
They are almost here! Finally!
I recieved an email late yesterday saying the shipper expects the mugs to clear late next week. My local shipper is ready to get these right to us as soon... Read more
Still on the boat
As many of you know, there is a port strike on the west coast. Our shipper will let us know of any updates when he gets them but estimates the... Read more
On A Slow Boat...
Greetings again from Whitefish, Montana,
Just want to let you know that your Cortiça Mugs are on the way to our shores.
All surveys have been sent out. If you... Read more
Dear Cortiça Kickstarters,
Well as you can see I am new to this. The last update (17) I clicked the wrong button and set it for backers only. Because we... Read more
Surveys, Shipping and a Happy New Year
Dear Cortiça Kickstarters,
Robert and I hope that each of you had a very Happy Holiday and blessed New Year. We look forward to a fantastic year full of coffee,... Read more
The good, the bad and it won't be ugly.
We now have a manager! Soon I will introduce you all to Mike. He is coming on board to help manage all things that have to do with... Read more
The cork is bomber!
First to clarify my last post, I personally did get busy with other things but prototyping and testing NEVER stopped. Delays are one thing, but to put out a product... Read more
I have sucked with keeping you informed!
im an optimist by choice and have usually worked through problems and snags by putting my fingers to the grindstone and working more hours in my construction business. Unfortunately I'm... Read more
Long overdue update
This update is long overdue and for that I am sorry. My staff, my two boys, have continued with their own lives. How dare them. Production is now underway and... Read more
Keepin' You in the Know!
Hey Everyone! We all just got back from a trip visiting friends and family, and to do that right, we left the computer at home! Wanted to give you all... Read more
How Do We Do This Better?
So…with barely more than a day left, I'm sitting here on my back porch sipping on some coffee watching a Montana sunset, contemplating the last 40 days. Things I've learned,... Read more
Buy a Mug, Save the Iberian Lynx
Hey everybody! T-minus 42 hours until the Cortiça Kickstarter is over! We're so stoked on everybody's continual support. You keep posting, sharing, and commenting, and we're still so humbled that... Read more
Go Hug Some Trees!
Hey everybody! Go check out our feature on treehugger right here!
We're super stoked and humbled that they'd feature us. Great blog with great people.
Also! They put... Read more
Canadian 4th of July!
We noticed our little ski resort town filling up with our friends from up north this weekend, so we thought, "Why not let them in on the fun??"
We were... Read more
Aeropress? Oh yes!
NEW DEVELOPMENT: We've been getting some questions about the Cortiça mug's compatibility with the Aeropress. This is an update confirming that, yes, you can set that Aeropress right on top... Read more
We All Did It!
WE DID IT!!! We all did it. We are so humbled by the support from all of our backers! It seemed like an impossible feat to start a campaign in... Read more
Big News at the Cortica Facebook Page!
Go to the Cortica Facebook page to hear some big news about getting your mug to come to life!
Ohhhhhhh We're Halfway There!
Hey folks! Wow. One week in and we just hit the 50% mark. First of all, thank you so much for your support. We're blown away by the backing from... Read more