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rvndsgn is a new watch brand offering watches completely designed and manufactured using the latest in 3D rapid prototyping technology. Read more

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This project was successfully funded on August 12, 2011.

rvndsgn is a new watch brand offering watches completely designed and manufactured using the latest in 3D rapid prototyping technology.

About this project

rvndsgn is a new boutique watch brand started in 2011 as the unique vision of american industrial designer zach raven. rvndsgn watches are the first of their kind, completely built using the latest in 3d rapid-prototyping technology. designed in stainless steel, the beauty of the manufacturing process shows the story of its creation through subtle grain on the case, allowing each watch to be unique. our watches are completely hand assembled in the united states using high quality swiss eta movements, solid rapid-prototyped stainless-steel, and genuine italian leather.

we have come to kickstarter to ask the community to help fund our project. pledges will help support us by finishing development and design, building an inventory, and creating advertising. your donations will receive the incentives at the right, our way of saying thanks.

rvndsgn watches will be produced by shapeways, a leader in rapid prototyping manufacturing. we have no machines to buy, nor any engineering to accomplish. 3D CAD data is fed directly to the machines and our parts arrive at the door ready to be assembled.

we believe that good design tells a story and is accessible to everyone. our story is revisiting the classic timepiece using the latest manufacturing techniques. we look forward to providing our customers with well designed affordable timepieces soon, and for years to come.

thank you for your support!

zach raven

rvndsgn.com

heres a small offering, check out the website for the full line.

FAQ

  • free

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  • domestic orders are 3-4 weeks, international orders are 4-6 weeks. however if the project gets funded we can build an inventory and cut delivery times in half.

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  • our watches are designed and assembled in grand rapids michigan. the rapid prototyping process is done in the netherlands.

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  • our watches are made of solid 3d-printed stainless steel. we offer a natural (steel color), matte bronze, polished gold, black and white powder coating. if you pledge $500 or more we can powdercoat in many different colors to match your style.

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  • we will be designing the watch to incorporate a water resistance/water proof aspect. so, yes.

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Rewards

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    Pledge $5 or more

    2 backers

    a hand written letter containing the designers bio as well as outlining the project. signed by the designer.

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    Pledge $30 or more

    1 backer

    your name included on a special thanks page on my website. let the world know you helped launch our product.

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    a solid milled walnut watch case. the same that will come with the completed watches at purchase. plus your name listed on my website.

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    Pledge $150 or more

    8 backers

    one watch from the standard collection and the watch case. retail price will be around $200.

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    Pledge $200 or more

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    one watch from the limited collection, and the watch case. retail price will be about $250. plus your name listed on my website.

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    Pledge $300 or more

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    2 watches from the standard collection, and the watch case. plus your name listed on my website.

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    Pledge $400 or more

    2 backers

    2 watches from the limited collection, and the watch case.

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    Pledge $500 or more

    1 backer

    two watches from either collection in (almost) any color you choose, and the watch case. plus your name listed on my webpage.

Funding period

- (30 days)