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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:
Hong Kong-based design studio Pinn partnered with Benjamin Hubert's Layer to create this sleek modular bag comprised of a shoulder bag and backpack that, when stacked together, create the perfect-sized weekender bag.
Circular is an unobtrusive smart ring that's easy to wear and forget about. Meanwhile, it will keep track of your activity throughout the day and night and deliver personalized recommendations to you via an accompanying app.
Designed for use in both the home and in public spaces, this armchair is upholstered in a two-tone quilted textile that is stiff enough to remain vertical without additional support so you can use the chair as pictured above or lift up the backseat to create more privacy.
Use these whimsical rubber mats—inspired by cartoon drawings of bandages—on your counters or any other surface in the home that needs protection from bumps, scratches, and burns.
Our friends at Orbitkey are back with Nest, a portable organizer for all the cords and accessories that typically get lost in the bottom of your bag. The top doubles as a wireless charger and valet tray to help you curb clutter for good.
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