Tag Archives: Kickstarter

You have to see this place

Two years ago, former journalist David F. Gallagher launched a clever Kickstarter project that was recently completed and posted online. He solicited backers to designate a geographic location anywhere in the world by address or latitude/longitude and promised to send … Continue reading

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Call Me Ishmael

I rarely endorse Kickstarter projects, but Call Me Ishmael is a worthy literary project that deserves attention. Honored by the National Book Foundation with the Innovations in Reading Prize, Call Me Ishmael has already surpassed its modest Kickstarter goal. Inspired … Continue reading

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Around the World in 80 Postcards

Lehel Kovacs is a Budapest-based artist and illustrator who dreamed of traveling around the world. When those travel plans did not pan out, he decided to take a virtual world tour using Google Street View. That inspired the creation of … Continue reading

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Kids Need Maps

I don’t usually promote random Kickstarter projects, but this interactive kid’s map created by Berlin-based Simon Schuetz is a terrific concept. American children in particular are woefully ignorant when it comes to basic geography, but a fun map like this … Continue reading

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If you are an Europhile like me, then you will love Luke Shepard’s stunning time-lapse film “Nightvision”. Based on a 21 country, 36 city, 3 month whirlwind photo shoot through Europe, the beautiful Kickstarter-funded film is comprised of thousands of … Continue reading

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Zoomable Maps

London-based designer Anne Stauche has created the brilliant map²—a series of paper maps inspired by the zoomable feature of digital maps. The cleverly designed versions of map² are pocket-sized paper maps that utilize a unique folding process to allow users … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities

When freelance photographer Daniella Zalcman is not on assignment, she divides her time between New York City and London. Zalcman recently completed a series of photographs titled New York + London which dramatically mixes images of both great cities in … Continue reading

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Week In Hell

This past September, artist/illustrator/blogger/writer/provocateur Molly Crabapple “locked” herself in a New York City hotel room, covered the walls entirely in huge sheets of paper and filled the paper with her artwork. Molly funded this clever project through a very successful … Continue reading

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