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The Stunning Hidden Message Glows Within the Character Brings a Unique Experience and Atmosphere to Your Space.

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This project's funding goal was not reached on January 3, 2014.

About this project

What is Text Message?

  • A Personalized Artwork for Expression
  • Dynamic Art Responded to Light Level
  • Aqua Glow in the dark Hidden Message
  • a HAND-MADE PRODUCT!
  • Sustainable Materials: 100% Recycled Paper with Matte Cover & Natural Glowing Powder

Inspiration & Concept:

From studying Architecture over 5 years, I've always interested in light dynamics. I feel passionate about creating something new for space in the dark that gives an entire different experience.

The concept of Text Message is to create powerful message by the art itself. I believe each character/text/word had more than one meaning. We may interpret each differently, but those meanings or messages count and make up the text itself. For each character, it has its own glowing message that is only visible in the dark. 

Text message is not merely an expression of personality, but it motivates us in what we believe in or dream about.

Text Message is now on Trendhunter! Check us out and follow at Facebook and Twitter. Please share it with your friends or anyone who might like this project. If you have any questions about Text Message, feel free to discuss them at Crowdfundingforum.com!

Character Selections:

Addition to our original 8 characters, "Text Message" sets goals with 4 new characters that were popularly suggested from supporters. In order to improve this project, I need everyone's help to decide for our next goal! PLEASE TELL US YOUR FAVORITE CHARACTER HERE.


How is it made?

The major material that needs to be tested is glowing pigments. I had tried different types of glow in the dark ink, UV ink, and ready-to-use glow in the dark pigment. I finalized my own glow-in-the-dark water-based pigment made with an aqua colored glowing powder. Aqua glowing powder does not merely gives a beautiful glow, it can also extend glowing time up to 10 hours if they are "charged" with bright light.

Another most appreciated aspect of this project is that it is silkscreen printed by hand with natural tools and materials. Also, a thin layer of texture is printed from this particular printing method.

A 100% Recycled 100lb. matte cover paper is used in this project. I wish to choose a type of paper that maximize its recycled content with best performance working with my custom-made pigment.

Rewards:

$10 - Text Message Thank You Card Set

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$12 - One 4x6 Mini Glow of you choice + A set of eight thank you cards.

Entire Text glows in the dark
Entire Text glows in the dark

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$40 - Four 4x6 Mini Glow of you choice (RETAIL: $12/each) + A set of eight thank you cards. (RETAIL: $10) SAVE $18.

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$65 - THE MINI GLOW BUNDLE: A set of eight 4x6 Mini Glow (RETAIL: $12/each) + A set of eight thank you cards (RETAIL: $10) SAVE $41.

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$89 - One 16x20 Text Message of your choice + A set of eight thank you cards.

Hidden message glows in the dark
Hidden message glows in the dark

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$160 - Two 16x20 Text Message of your choice (RETAIL: $99/each) + A set of eight thank you cards (RETAIL: $10) SAVE $28.

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$225 - Three 16x20 Text Message of your choice (RETAIL: $99/each) + A set of eight thank you cards (RETAIL: $10) SAVE $52.

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$280 - Four 16x20 Text Message of your choice (RETAIL: $99/each) + A set of eight thank you cards (RETAIL: $10) SAVE $86.

Music Attribution:

"Empty rooms (small theme)" by _ghost http://ccmixter.org/files/_ghost/31006 is licensed under a Creative Commons license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

"Reverie (small theme)" by _ghost (feat. Pitx) http://ccmixter.org/files/_ghost/25389 is licensed under a Creative Commons license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Risks and challenges

While "Text Message" was developed, designed, and made by only one person, it consumes more time to accomplish each step forward. Major portion of the development was to test materials. Testings include paper type, medium type, glowing pigment, different methods to apply pigment onto paper, etc. When this project is funded, it will begin production immediately.

Another challenge is to spread the words out! Please help share this project with your friends or anyone who might like it.

** 12/7 UPDATE: Thanks to my supporters, Text Message has recently posted on Trendhunter and Spicytec!

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Rewards

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    Pledge $10 or more About $10 USD

    THANK YOU CARD SET - A set of eight thank you cards designed based on Text Message.
    FREE SHIPPING IN USA.

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    Pledge $12 or more About $12 USD

    One 4x6 Mini Glow of you choice + A set of eight thank you cards.
    FREE SHIPPING IN USA
    *Note: You can choose your design when I send an order survey after Jan 3.

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    5 backers
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    Pledge $40 or more About $40 USD

    Four 4x6 Mini Glow of you choice (RETAIL: $12/each) + A set of eight thank you cards. (RETAIL: $10) SAVE $18.
    FREE SHIPPING IN USA
    *Note: You can choose your design when I send an order survey after Jan 3.

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    3 backers
  4. Select this reward

    Pledge $65 or more About $65 USD

    THE MINI GLOW BUNDLE:
    A set of eight 4x6 Mini Glow (RETAIL: $12/each) + A set of eight thank you cards (RETAIL: $10) SAVE $41.

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    0 backers
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    Pledge $89 or more About $89 USD

    One 16x20 Text Message of your choice + A set of eight thank you cards (RETAIL: $10)
    FREE SHIPPING IN USA
    *Note: You can choose your design when I send an order survey after Jan 3.

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    1 backer
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    Pledge $160 or more About $160 USD

    DOUBLE TEXT - Two 16x20 Text Message of your choice (RETAIL: $99/each) + A set of eight thank you cards (RETAIL: $10) SAVE $28.
    FREE SHIPPING IN USA
    *Note: You can choose your design when I send an order survey after Jan 3.

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    Pledge $225 or more About $225 USD

    TRIPLE TEXT - Three 16x20 Text Message of your choice (RETAIL: $99/each) + A set of eight thank you cards (RETAIL: $10) SAVE $52.
    FREE SHIPPING IN USA
    *Note: You can choose your design when I send an order survey after Jan 3.

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    Pledge $280 or more About $280 USD

    MESSAGE PACK - Four 16x20 Text Message of your choice (RETAIL: $99/each) + A set of eight thank you cards (RETAIL: $10) SAVE $86.
    FREE SHIPPING IN USA
    *Note: You can choose your design when I send an order survey after Jan 3.

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Funding period

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