Navigating the world of crowdfunding can be overwhelming, to put it lightly. Which projects are worth backing? Where's the filter to weed out the hundreds of useless smart devices? To make the process less frustrating, we scour the various online crowdfunding platforms to put together a weekly roundup of our favorite campaigns for your viewing (and spending!) pleasure. Go ahead, free your disposable income:
The designers behind the Tessel Jet Pack grew up building stealth jets and spaceships, and they were drawn to that aesthetic when they created the tessellated paneling on their backpack. Just futuristic-looking enough, the latest version of the backpack is made of more durable materials and features upgraded zippers and padded shoulder straps.
This apartment-friendly countertop dryer uses vacuum pressure to dry your clothes in only 15 minutes.
Morrama has made a sleek brush and bowl set to complement the minimalist Angle Razor that they successfully crowdfunded last year. The handle of the bowl doubles as a resting place for the brush, allowing it to drip dry.
British designers James Clark and Iliana Pavlova have developed a color-based wall clock that may just change the way you look at time.
An invaluable tool for architecture and engineering students, Mola is a cool model kit made of magnetic elements so you can easily assemble a wide range of structures and easily visualize how they work in real life.