Put your money where your mouth is for some Furniture Designed By You
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SketchChair is an awesome idea. Not only is it a free, open-source software tool that enables almost anyone to realize their dreams of becoming a furniture designer; now the call is out to take SketchChair to the next phase.
The push is on with a Kickstarter campaign where customizable open-source furniture is just the start.
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The goal for this project is not just to complete the software and release the source code, but also to build an online community of people creating, sharing and editing designs.
Some pretty solid thinking has gone into this, including a few nice ways to reward people who pledge their support. More modest contributors of $25 will become the proud owners of SketchChair Minis, while higher level pledgers receive full-size customised designs and even the opportunity to collaborate with Greg and the Diatom guys on their very own modern masterpiece.
Find out all about it at Kickstarter, and if you like the way these guys are democratising design, pledge your support before crunch day on May 11.