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VORTECON- Kinetic desk toy with mesmerizing motion

A project in London, UK by Kristoph Krisjans
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Spinning desk toy that creates a mind-bending optical illusion of moving spiral.
Backers: 2885
Average Pledge Per Backer: £45

Funded: £128,981 of £2,000
Dates: Feb 26th -> Mar 28th (30 days)
Project By: Kristoph Krisjans
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Latest News

The Campaign's Over 💥

March 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We are spinning Vortecons like crazy and soon 2885 people around the World will be doing the same thing, that's for sure! This is a huge success and we could not expect it before the launch. The fact that we can live our dream is amazing and we would... (Read More)

The final week!

March 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
There is only one week left for the Vortecon campaign and we are getting excited as the manufacturing stage is coming closer. This campaign has been surprisingly busy for us because we receive tons of media and distributor requests on a daily... (Read More)

2nd Upgrade

March 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear supporters and Vortecon friends, We would like to announce the second upgrade to your rewards. Every backer will get a special bearing oil included in their reward. As you might know, bearings require some maintenance from time to time, and this... (Read More)

1st Add-on and Fulfillment News

March 8th - via: kickstarter.com
It is the second week and more than 1600 people are supporting Vortecon- that is just awesome. Thank you for being so active with sharing our campaign and posting suggestions for upgrades and add-ons. Today we want to announce the first add-on and... (Read More)

Vortecon, A Kinetic Desk Toy That Creates a Mesmerizing Optical Illusion When Spun

March 8th - via: laughingsquid.com
UK product designer Kristoph Krisjans has created the Vortecon, a precision machined kinetic desk toy that creates a mesmerizing illusion when spun on a tabletop. Krisjans is currently raising funds on Kickstarter to help with manufacturing costs. (Read More)

Vortecon Kinetic Spinning Desk Toy With Mesmerizing Motion

March 5th - via: odditymall.com
This precision machined desk toy creates a mind-bending optical illusion of a continuously flowing helix. It's made out of solid stainless steel, brass or copper (depending on what you select), and the helix-shaped groove is milled alongside the edge that continues as a symmetrical spiral on the top plane. (Read More)

Vortecon: kinetic desk toy creates a mesmerizing optical illusion

March 4th - via: gigadgets.com
Precisely engineered cylinder, an odd fidgeting toy, a playable kinetic art piece - Vortecon is all those things combined into one strangely addictive object. (Read More)

Vortecon Kinetic Desk Toy

March 2nd - via: dudeiwantthat.com
The Vortecon isn't just a precision machined desk toy from the same designer who developed the Moondrop, it's an optical illusion. Give the metal cylinder a twist when you're antsy, bored, or need some focus, and get lost in its single spinning helix of Looook into my eyyyyes. (Read More)

A Mesmerizing Start

March 1st - via: kickstarter.com
FUNDED IN the FIRST HOUR!!! What a feeling to get such amazing support from so many people around the globe. This is our sixth project and we are no less excited than on the first one.  We are thankful to everyone who jumps into this journey with... (Read More)

Vortecon Optical Illusion Kinetic Desk Toy

February 27th - via: gadgetify.com
Looking for a mesmerizing kinetic toy to use at home or place of work? The Vortecon Kinetic Desk Toy is worth a look. It creates a cool optical illusion when spun. It is made out of solid stainless steel, brass, or copper and works on any flat surface. (Read More)

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