About this project
An environment friendly reusable Dry Erase Notebook for Children, Students and Creative Professionals.
Manufactured in the U.S
A perfect medium designed for all truly Dry Erase marker pens.
ALL SRETCH GOALS ACHIEVED. THANK YOU BACKERS!!!
**Some of the very early backers will receive extra sheets because there was a misunderstanding of the rewards image posted. The picture was corrected but because pledged Backers assumed certain things, I decided to respect that thought :)
Imagine the day when whiteboards are conveniently found at every child’s desk instead of on the walls. Where they can use them to discover their emotions in full color and then wipe them down without any ghost effects.
Solve complex problems
It may be a simple math problem or a great product idea you are trying to solve, with a simplistic and an easy to erase medium like letterforms you are always encouraged to make mistakes which is a key in solving problems. If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
Everyone loves doodling and with letterforms medium, just with a single spray of water it is brand new again for your next doodle. It's portable so you can carry anywhere, anytime.
A study tool
Our brain can do complex calculations and can think beyond galaxies but it can also forget a phone number. Our brain is that strange. You need a medium where you can try translating keywords into shapes with your drawing, designing or doodling skills which makes it easier to remember textual content than simply highlighting or taking notes.
Practice made easy
Most of the times, your idea needs several iterations before it makes a way to your digital device. With letterforms, a blank fresh space is always available when you need it.
Let's play a game.
Change the medium instantly from your homework session to a gameboard for a tic-tac-toe or hangman and all without looking for a paper.
An easy way to express your thoughts and ideas. Discover your emotions as you draw and sketch in full color on a sheet that can be easily wiped off without leaving any marks or stains. Engage students with a portable erasable sheet that allows them to explore subjects like biology, chemistry, mathematics or writing all at their desks with their own personal and portable Letterforms. An eraser is conveniently located at the tip of each marker to make its reuse a snap.
Snap and Share
For anyone who love the simplicity of paper and pen. See what you can do with Crayola Washable Markers and other Washable marker pens.
- Children - This will be a fun medium for children who love to play with dry erase markers.
- Students - A learning tool for students to practice their math test over and over without looking for a paper. Doodle when you are get bored.
- Business Professionals - A planning tool with the same simplicity as paper to plan your presentations. Keep it simple during your 1:1 conversations to explain workflows and business process. A brainstorming medium for your next great idea. Go green.
- Creatives - If you are a sketch artist or coming up with a great product idea, a perfect medium to perform several iterations before you take your idea into a digital device.
- Parents - If you are a parent who believe drawing, sketching, doodling, designing can improve your child creativity, just throw some dry erase markers to trigger their emotions.
The Kit (What you get?)
Letterforms Dry Erase Notebook Kit Includes:
- One 8 x 10 Inch Dry Erase Notebook 20 Sheets (40 Pages)
- Two Staedtler Correctable Markers Pens (Black and Red)
*All Backers indicates that it applies only to the Backers who have pledged $25 or More.
Add-Ons Loose and Unpunched Sheets
Permanent Marker Test
The Masking Tape Test
Ball Point / Uni-Ball Pen Test
READY FOR BUSINESS
Simplify your life at workplace using letterforms as there is more room now to explore ideas, sketch your meetings, presentation and workflows with a simple analog approach. Even though you may create your visuals and display them when you deliver your presentation, the act of connecting to an audience - to persuade, sell, or inform - is very much analog. Let's go green.
READY FOR EDUCATION
Sadly, most of the worksheets written by students ends up in the recycle bin as students all over the globe continue to communicate and practice in the old-fashioned way. Now with letterforms, students can practice any number of times year over year without trashing a single piece of paper and without any mess. Students of all ages can continue to learn the way they want in a much simpler way.
All your contribution will be used to fulfill the first order on the raw materials, printing and the design kit. I have squeezed myself to complete the initial design and the prototype and now I need your help for the real production. I am sure you would agree that doodling, brainstorming, sketching and expressing ideas are good for nurturing creativity and with a reusable medium, you are always encouraged to make mistakes which is a key factor for creativity.
The Production Process
- Staedtler official distributor have committed to distribute the LumoColor Correctable Markers along with the Dry Erase Notebook. Last week, they just confirmed that we will be an official reseller of markers if everything goes as planned.
- The Dry Erase Manufacturer company is located in the U.S and we have tested the sample product. The Dry Erase manufacturing process is a patented technique that will be used to create the sheets.
- On the Binding process, I will be using a local company located in Fremont (SF Bay Area), CA which will be easy for me to complete the fulfillment process.
History & Evolution
First, I was working on a a medium that would be compatible with washable markers and then based on users feedback I moved to Dry Erase Notebook after several trials. Thanks to everyone who encouraged me to move towards dry erase notebook. Good old days :)
-Feb: Kickstarter campaign
-Mar: Production/Finalize packaging
Risks and challenges
The Dry Erase Sheets are manufactured in U.S and the formula holds a patent. These sheets are very good compared to other dry erase products. The company already manufactures these kind of products and have no problem producing in bulk quantities for business. I will be using a local company for binding and finishing.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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