The next coffee design is based off of now-bought Handsome Coffee Roasters because of just how much it was affectionately, though not known at the time, named after Han Solo. This is probably my favorite so far, but it also probably took the longest so far too.
Handsome Coffee Roasters started in Los Angeles by Michael Phillips, Tyler Wells, and Chris Owens. It was open for three years before it was bought by Blue Bottle Coffee.
Handsome Coffee Roasters use to be in the Arts District, now it's a Blue Bottle.
Here's what the original logos looked like:
This one really allowed me to stretch my sketching muscles, both on the computer and on paper.