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VORTECON- Kinetic desk toy with mesmerizing motion

A project in London, UK by Kristoph Krisjans

Status: Active

Spinning desk toy that creates a mind-bending optical illusion of moving spiral.
Backers: 2408
Average Daily Pledges: £5,091
Average Pledge Per Backer: £44

Funding: £106,910 of £2,000
Dates: Feb 26th -> Mar 28th (30 days)
Project By: Kristoph Krisjans
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Latest News

2nd Upgrade

March 15th - via:
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:
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: kinetic desk toy creates a mesmerizing optical illusion

March 4th - via:
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)

A Mesmerizing Start

March 1st - via:
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:
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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