Friends are good to have
+ POOL is being built by the thousands of friends that are supporting it tile by tile. Starting today, we're sharing some of those incredible people's stories, interview by interview,... Read more
HAVE A KILLER TIME w/ all of us TUESDAY OCT 27
FRIENDS AND POOLERS,
So much has happened in the past few months with + POOL—its getting closer and closer to happening—and if you're around on Tuesday, October 27th: we want... Read more
#DoingBig on Display at Ace Hotel til March 1
DOING SOMETHING BIG WHEN NO ONE ASKS
YOU TO DO SOMETHING BIG
A + POOL EXHIBITION
OPEN 24/7 THROUGH MARCH 1, 2015
THE GALLERY AT ACE HOTEL NEW YORK
Our exhibition... Read more
+ POOL Exhibition Opening at Ace Hotel (and a party for you)
We're super stoked to announce an exhibition at Ace Hotel which looks back on four wild years of research and development of + POOL, all through floor to ceiling... Read more
Friends of + POOL Swim Benefit is in 6 days, get your ticket today!
FRIENDS OF + POOL,
Last update we told you about the crazy next steps for + POOL, one of which is that we're now a non-profit! We called it Friends... Read more
We swam in clean river water and are closer than ever to building + POOL
Four years ago, a few of us shared an idea to build a water-filtering floating pool in New York so that everybody could safely swim in clean river water... Read more
Float Lab is in the river, and it's because of you
Backers, swimmers, poolers, friends and family,
Today is the most exciting day in + POOL's history: Float Lab, our mini, temporary and floating science-lab version of + POOL’s filtration system, is now... Read more
Float Lab Water Sensors are Now in the River!
2014 is off to an amazing start: Float Lab fabrication is underway, we'll be launching it in in late March, and now we're super excited to announce that we've dropped... Read more
+ POOL Tiles are back!!!
We're super excited to announce that + POOL tiles are back!!!
A few minutes ago we launched a site for Tile By Tile where anyone can buy a... Read more
Time Magazine Top 25 Inventions of 2013
Hey + POOL backers!!!
Super exciting day around here. + POOL was listed in Time Magazine's Top 25 Inventions of 25 today. Yeahhhh!!!! We just wanted to say a quick but... Read more
You've Got (Heavy) Mail!
Today is the day!!!! For those of you that pledged a $149+ tile for + POOL on Kickstarter, your tiles are officially in the mail!!! It was a giant effort... Read more
Tiles are here!!!!
We just got the tiles as of 15 minutes ago, and just wanted to say: they're beautiful. It's incredibly amazing and mindblowing to see all these things together, and we can't... Read more
Tile Pick-up Event Next Friday!!!!
We're stoked to say that the tiles will be here next week. We'll prepping the packages to get them out to you as quick as we can, but... Read more
Update on Tiles & Testing!!!
Hello from + POOL world!!! We've been hard at work finishing the last bit of fabrication and packaging for your tiles, as well as preparing for our next round of... Read more
Tiles Are in Production!
We're super excited to announce that Big Secret, an amazing laser engraving shop in Richmond, VA, is fabricating the tiles! They look and feel amazing, and we couldn't be... Read more
The Public’s Belief
We wanted to share an amazing article written by an incredible supporter, Karen Wong, deputy director of the New Museum, here in New York.
It does an incredible job outlining... Read more
WHATTT??? Unbelievable. You did it. $273,114!!! We can't thank you enough. The + POOL family has grown by 3,175 in 30 days. That's wild.
So what's next?? First things... Read more
THANK YOU - YOU DID ITTTT!!!!
With 20 hours to spare (!!!!) you've helped + POOL surpass it's goal of $250K!!!!
We feel crazy right now, and can't even begin to thank every single one of... Read more
71 hours Left to Make + POOL a Reality for NYC!
We're 71 hours, $55,000 away from our goal, and we have a big ask of you: take another leap with us, and find a friend to pledge a tile!
As... Read more
New Reward: MARBLE TILE
You asked for it, so you got it!
MARBLE TILE + PRIVATE TOUR OF FLOAT LAB — $9999 (8 Available)
We'll etch your name or graphic on a limited edition... Read more
EVENT: + POOL Happy Hour & Discussion at General Assembly
Happy Hour + POOL
at General Assembly
10 E 21st St
New York, NY
Tuesday, July 9
Join us for a happy hour and panel discussion with Kickstarter and... Read more
Upcoming Events + INDEX Awards
There's a couple events coming up that we're super stoked about, and you're invited to all of them!
July 1 (Tonight!)
At the General Society
(20 W. 44TH... Read more
50% = Summer BBQ + POOL!
With 15 days left, you've officially put us over the halfway hump past $125K!!!
As a big thank you, we're doing something that's even crazier than this whole floating-pool-in-the-east-river thing,... Read more
Two New Incentives!
By popular demand, we've just added two new incentive levels:
GROUP TILE + FIRST DIP — $49
Same as the original Group Tile, but now with a First Dip!
FRIENDS... Read more
Almost 500 tiles reserved,
by over 850 backers,
for over $75,000,
all within the first 48 hours!
Guys, seriously, let's talk. This is going too well. Maybe we should all... Read more
It's been just 24 hours and we've already surpassed the goal from the first + POOL Kickstarter campaign!
Thank you to all the early backers for launching the project... Read more