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Mike Elgan added this to Fund Your Home Product Idea With Kickstarter
Wide-Open Opportunity for Product Designers"Less a technology site, more a sociocultural movement, Kickstarter is changing how we make things, how we turn dreams into reality and make ideas come to life," says technology guru Om Malik.The home design community has been slow to embrace Kickstarter. The projects tend to favor media-based ideas like documentary films, books and comic books as well as good old-fashioned useful inventions. This presents an opportunity for home product designers. Why? Because Kickstarter proposals have to be approved by the owners of the site, then funded by the public. Some types of ideas have reached a saturation point, reducing the likelihood of new projects in the same category getting approved or funded. But the home design ideas are likely to have a better chance of success because there are relatively few proposed.
This dish tray by Matt Kennedy uses spheres in an abstract reference to natural phenomena like clouds or bubbles. This mold was milled on a CNC router to produce a form that was conceived through computer 3D modeling. It is available in a Copper Green finish or a Blue Rutile over a black clay body. The dish/tray is about 6" square and may be used as decor or as a utility/display tray or serving dish.