Oak & Steel

Clyde: An Expressive Lamp for Creative Homes

A project in Bangkok, Thailand by Amanda Williams

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Clyde lights up your world with bright, colorful light. Customize his behavior with "personality modules". Arduino compatible.
Backers: 965
Average Pledge Per Backer: $155

Funded: $149,530 of $45,000
Dates: May 13th -> Jun 12th (30 days)
Project By: Amanda Williams
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Latest News

Rethink old products with a little light and shade

June 11th - via: startupsmart.com.au
A new Kickstarter Project called the Clyde lamp allows you to get the lighting just right, no matter what mood you’re after. It’s potentially an illuminating business idea. (Read More)

We did it!

June 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Clyde is funded!We were sitting in the office on Wednesday afternoon, occasionally hitting reload on our Kickstarter page and watching the total nudge upwards from $43,500 or so, feeling pretty good about our chance of hitting our goal by the 12th. I... (Read More)

Where we're making Clyde

June 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! We wanted to let you know a little bit more about how we're making Clyde. In this update, we'll tell you about the factory we're working with to create Clyde's plastic and aluminum body parts. We found our factory nearly by accident, and... (Read More)

How it's made: Clyde's Squishy Eye

May 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everyone. We wrote an Instructable about how we make Clyde's squishy eye. We used our older plastic prototype in the photos, but we use the same technique for the latest plastic version, which is thinner and lighter, and for the limited edition... (Read More)

Update #3: Aluminum LED enclosure

May 27th - via: kickstarter.com
After two weeks, we’re more than 70% funded! Statistically speaking, this means we’re pretty much certain to hit our goal. We’re still putting effort into outreach post-Maker Faire, demo-ing Clyde at events in Southern California and Montreal,... (Read More)

Update #2: Maker Faire!

May 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everybody! Clyde made his public debut last weekend at Maker Faire in San Mateo. We had a booth in the Expo Hall with a number of other startups and made sure that lots of people got to meet Clyde. We rigged up some cute demos, including making... (Read More)

Meet us at Maker Faire!

May 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone! Less than a week after launching, we're almost 50% of the way towards our goal. Not too shabby! Thank you so much to everyone who has backed us. We're just about to head over to Maker Faire in San Mateo, where we have a booth in the Expo... (Read More)

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