Funded! This project was successfully funded on April 8, 2011.

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Design made useful. Preserving old-school architectural style in a fashion that's both beautiful and useful.

We have a passion to make beautifully designed products that are useful. Our first attempt to bring this design inside the home is found in the williamsbuildings towel series. The Williamsburg neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY is know for a lot of things, but impressive architecture isn't one of them. However, we've managed to spot a few gems scattered about and we set out to capture their beauty in a unique way. We've photographed these buildings and created distinctive illustrations of each one.

The result is a beautiful and practical towel that can add a tastefully designed vibe to your kitchen, washroom, or office. The towels are unbleached, 100% cotton and they're completely washable. Unfolded they measure 28"x29".

Currently, we have six building blocks complete and we're hoping that by bringing our project to kickstarter, we'll secure the necessary funding required to complete the final two building blocks, which will enable us to produce and distribute the complete line of eight williamsbuildings towels. You can see the towels we have finished below with their corresponding ink color, as well as pictures of the two buildings awaiting production.

Once the project is funded (fingers crossed!), we'll email the project backers a form enabling you to choose your towel(s) and give us any other information necessary to completing your reward order. for all of you $500 backers, send us an email at contact@livefrombklyn.com and we'll respond to you with next steps.

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    You'll receive all of our project updates and a HUGE thank you email.

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    Photography Pack - You'll receive our full set of eight 4"x6" photography prints printed on Epson's 51 lb Ultra Premium Matte paper.

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    Single Pack - Your choice of one unbleached, 100% cotton flour sack towel with accompanying photography print (for international orders, please add $5 to your pledge for shipping).

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    Double Pack - Your choice of two unbleached, 100% cotton flour sack towels with two accompanying photography prints (for international orders, please add $5 to your pledge for shipping).

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    Half Set Pack - Your choice of four unbleached, 100% cotton flour sack towels with accompanying photography prints (for international orders, please add $5 to your pledge amount for shipping).

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    Almost There Pack - Your choice of six unbleached, 100% cotton flour sack towels with accompanying photography prints (for international orders, please add $5 to your pledge amount for shipping).

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    Full Pack - You'll receive our complete set of eight unbleached, 100% cotton flour sack towels with accompanying photography prints (for international orders, please add $5 to your pledge for shipping).

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    We'll custom carve a linoleum block of your home, building, or establishment based on a photo you send to us at contact@livefrombklyn.com. We'll print your custom block on a set of eight unbleached, 100% cotton flour sack towels. In addition, we'll hand pull two framable 14"x9" black inked prints on Vanilla Canson Edition paper, 250 gsm (90 lb cover).

Funding period

- (30 days)