It's been a while since we posted our latest "Kickstart This!" selection of Kickstarter projects. So, until we post our next, let's look back at our previous choices and see how they performed.
These five projects were the MOST SUCCESSFULLY FUNDED of our curated picks:
HEX6AGON: Transparent Tiling Vinyl
by Sara Czosnyka in Los Angeles, CA
Brief: "six sided transparent tiling vinyl. application provides a stained glass effect. creating pattern + illusions, via color."
1,550% funded | $28,302 pledged of $1,825 goal
DAVID LYNCH DOCUMENTARY
by LYNCH THREE PROJECT in Hollywood, CA
Brief: "We have been granted unparalleled access to make a film that explores one of the most distinctive voices in modern cinema: David Lynch."
598% funded | $179,554 pledged of $30,000 goal
Brief: "Photographic road trip to capture Drive-in Movie Theaters before the cost of digital conversion darkens their screens forever."
196% funded | $17,292 pledged of $8,800 goal
CCA + Wattis WBA3: Architecture in the Expanded Field
by Laura Mosca in San Francisco, CA
Brief: "We’re a group of architecture students aiming to build an immersive, full-scale installation at California College of the Arts."
169% funded | pledged of $2,500 goal
Brief: "An initiative to build a floating pool that filters river water off the shores of New York City."
166% funded | $41,647 pledged of $25,000 goal
Here some projects we liked, but unfortunately FUNDING WAS UNSUCCESSFUL:
21 LEGO® Houses You Can Build: Unofficial Directions
by Steven Corley Randel in San Francisco, CA (previously in the Archinect News)
Brief: "An illustrated book for children and hobbyists who wish to learn through play about residential architecture with toy bricks. "
1% funded | $277 pledged of $25,000 goal
Broken Angel Squared
by Christopher Wood in Brooklyn, NY
Brief: "We are selling square inch pieces designed by you to create a collaborative art project that would help turn Broken Angel into a museum."
4% funded | $2,234 pledged of $50,000 goal
Brief: "MAP 005 Chernobyl is a publication aiming to convey facts of the 1986 accident as well as propose a discussion via design."
6% funded | $345 pledged of $5,500 goal
Brief: "The coolest folding chair on this planet and beyond."
47% funded | $8,298 pledged of $17,500 goal
Here are some more of our favorite Kickstarter projects we had supported on their way to SUCCESSFUL FUNDING:
Brief: "A cartoonish architectural installation and performance art in the Architecture Foundation in London, UK by Jimenez Lai"
101% funded | $20,231 pledged of $20,000 goal
Brief: "BOFFO Building Fashion is a series of collaborations celebrating architecture and fashion design."
101% funded | $20,137 pledged of $20,000 goal
Brief: "The installation of an inflatable pavilion [bubble] that will hold workshops and lectures about improving public space IN public space."
107% funded | $6,400 pledged of $6,000 goal
Brief: "A film with live music directed and composed by Gene Coleman, with cinematography and editing by Nick Lerman."
100% funded | $8,045 pledged of $8,000 goal
Brief: "WAX is a new print publication about the connection point between artistic practice and the culture of surfing."
108% funded | $16,246 pledged of $15,000 goal