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With your help, we built a coworking space and community hub for creative freelancers.
With your help, we built a coworking space and community hub for creative freelancers.
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    Thanks a million! Download a set of digital wallpapers for computer, tablet, and phone created by Present & Correct.

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    We'll mail you a postcard designed by our friends at TwoPoints.net, plus the digital download.

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    Get a handkerchief designed specially for Makeshift Society by Stewart Scott-Curran, plus the postcard and digital download.

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    Visit us to work or play! You get one ticket for our launch party (or use it later as a coworking day pass), plus the postcard and digital download.

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    INTERNATIONAL REWARD Special offering for friends outside the US. Get the handkerchief plus the postcard and digital download. (Shipping is included)

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    Party (or work)! You get two tickets for our launch party...or use them later as coworking day passes, plus the postcard and digital download.

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    Receive an exclusive silkscreened poster by Kate Bingaman-Burt, plus the handkerchief, postcard and digital download.

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    Learn something new! A fun reward for you or a friend. We'll send a punchcard for $100 worth of classes, plus the handkerchief, postcard and digital download.

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    Carry in style: you get a silkscreened tote with a design hand-drawn for us by Lisa Congdon, plus the handkerchief, postcard and digital download.

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    Adorn your wall with a silkscreened felt pennant with an exclusive design by Lab Partners SF, plus the handkerchief, postcard and digital download.

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    One year supporting membership, plus the postcard and digital download. This membership entitles you to invites to our events, classes and day passes at members' rates, and access to our members-only mailing list.

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    A one hour Google Hangout session with Makeshift's business advisors, Sean Fletcher and Anne Ho, plus the postcard and digital download.

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    A 16x20" archival print of the Makeshift Society "Ideal Bookshelf" painted by Jane Mount, plus the handkerchief, postcard and digital download.

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    A one-on-one Google Hangout office hour with one of our founders: Bryan Boyer, Heather Lowe, Suzanne Shade, Victoria Smith or Rena Tom.

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    Be immortalized in a custom wallpaper design by Julia Rothman. Julia will draw your portrait in her distinctive style; it will become part of a wallpaper pattern that we'll use in our conference room. You'll get a digital file of your portrait plus the postcard and digital download.

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    INTERNATIONAL REWARD Special offering for our global super fans. Get the bookshelf print, the pennant, the tote bag, the tools poster, the handkerchief, and the postcard. Everything in one convenient package. (Shipping is included)

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    Sponsor a library shelf and see your name in lights, literally: we'll laser-engrave one Lumio light with your name/logo, to reside in the Makeshift library. Your name/logo will also be listed on our special backers page on our website.

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    You're invited to a special catered dinner with the founders in Brooklyn. (Travel costs to Brooklyn are up to you.) We'll also create a special goodie bag of member-made products and services for you to take home.

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    A workspace consultation with our architect, Dash Marshall. Learn how to best outfit your own space to suit the way you work. (NYC area preferred, but a Skype consultation is possible.)

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    Support our Residency Program. Makeshift Brooklyn needs desks, storage cabinets, supplies and resources for the residents to complete and document their projects. Your name/logo will also be listed on our special backers page on our website.

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    Host one evening event in the clubhouse. Our brand-new space will be the backdrop for a great lecture, workshop or party.

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    Leave your mark - you have naming rights for our phone booths for one year. Your name/logo will also be listed on our special backers page on our website.

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    Host a weekend event (Saturday or Sunday) in the clubhouse. Our brand-new space will be the backdrop for a great lecture, workshop, or party.

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    Leave your mark - you have naming rights for our upstairs conference room for one year. Your name/logo will also be listed on our special backers page on our website.

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    Host an all-weekend event (Saturday and Sunday) in the clubhouse. 48 hour staring contest, anyone?

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    Leave your mark - you have naming rights for our downstairs conference room/creative studio for one year. Your name/logo will also be listed on our special backers page on our website.

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    One year of corporate sponsorship. Corporate members get day passes so employees can work off-site, or contractors have a desk when they're in town. Your name/logo will also be listed on our special backers page on our website.

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    Founding membership. As a Founding Member of the Brooklyn clubhouse, you'll get full-time membership for two years plus dedicated storage space, your own chair (a plaque with your name on it will ward other people away), your portrait in an ornate frame on the wall, and an invite for a working holiday: help harvest walnuts at Bryan's family farm in California. Your name/logo will also be listed on our special backers page on our website.

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    A one hour Google Hangout session with Makeshift's creative advisors, Grace Bonney and Lisa Congdon, plus the postcard and digital download.

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