VLO design / Luminary Design Workshop

Support the development of VLO design, an independent eco-responsible luminary design workshop in Berlin

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92
Backers
29/11/2016
Einddatum
€5.251
Voor €5.200
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VLO design / Luminary Design Workshop

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Through the objects that surround us in our day-to-day life, design touches and influences us. When the beauty of an object, the quality of its materials and the care that was put into its creation combine with ethics that are close to our hearts, design inspires and brings upon lasting joy. That is my work at VLO design: imagining and creating inspiring luminaries that brighten up our lives.

 

 

WHAT IS VLO DESIGN?

 

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Based in Berlin, VLO design is an independent luminary design and production workshop started by myself, Clémence Grieco, a designer from Montreal, Canada. VLO design offers unique and limited edition eco-responsible products. The luminaries shine through sober lines and a close attention to detail during production. 

 

 

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Me in my studio in Müncheberg, about 50km from Berlin in the countryside.

 

 

Using my training as a sculptor, I created a first line of high-quality handmade lamps; the Orphelines 1/1 collection presents one-of-a-kind luminaries. Old and unique parts, carefully chosen and showcased in a contemporary light, guide each lamp’s design. The materials I use to build my lamps are durable, local and fairly sourced. These luminaries were received with enthusiasm.

 

 

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Some lamps of the collection Orpheline 1/1.

 

 

Made by hand in Berlin, VLO design’s eco-responsible luminaries are a good alternative to big brands and allow you to act positively on your environment.

 

 

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In the last 2 years, more than 250 VLO design pieces from the Orpheline 1/1 collection were sold throughout Europe, Asia and North America, mostly through VLO design online shop and my workshop/showroom in Kreuzberg, in the heart of Berlin

 

 

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VLO design workshop/showroom in Kreuzberg, in the heart of Berlin.

 

 

My little business became known through word of mouth and my participation in local design fairs. However, there is more and more demand for these lamps in more than one copy. It is now time for VLO design to offer its clients a new line of luminaries in order to fully meet their needs

 

 

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VLO design at DMY International Design Festival in Berlin, 2016.

 

 

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My boyfriend Petja and me at the design fair Holy Shit Shopping in Berlin, 2015

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Waar dient de collecte voor

MY GOAL WITH THE KissKissBankBank CAMPAIGN :

 

 

Thanks to your support, VLO design will offer the brand new Panthère collection, its first line of original limited edition lamps made in series of 50 copies of each model and offered in five colors.

 

 

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The first mold prototype for the collection Panthère.

 

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Working in my workshop in Müncheberg.

 

 

All parts have been drawn in the VLO design workshop and will be made in Germany using durable materials. Inspired by the Bauhaus and American visual arts movements of the 1960’s, the Panthère collection dons pure lines and highlights the materials. The lamps will be mainly made of hand-moulded and finished polymer plaster, allowing each piece to preserve its unique character. Each lamp will be numbered and marked with the embossed VLO design logo. In addition to meeting an existing demand, these products will increase the efficiency and profitability of my production.

 

 

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Yay! First prototypes of the new collection Panthère made of polymer plaster.

 

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Research and experiments with different color pigments.

 

 

With this campaign, I hope to:

 

· Meet my customers’ demands for series of identical or similar lamps (for commercial customers, amongst others).

 

· Develop my independence as far as materials go, no longer needing to rely solely on what is available on the antiques market, which also lowers production costs.

 

· Broaden my creative possibilities by designing every part of the lamp.

 

· Increase the efficiency of the lamp production, the visual documentation necessary for marketing and the promotion of products.

 

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Starting a business is quite an adventure, one that requires lots of confidence, perseverance and passion. I feel ready to face it head-on, but I definitely need more resources. This is why I call upon you.

 

 

OBJECTIF KissKissBankBank : 5200,00 €

 

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Development and first production of the new Panthère collection:

65% → €3380.00

· Development: Creation of two moulds from existing prototypes 

· First production of the new Panthère collection

 

Purchase of basic supplies inventory:

17 % → €884.00

· Purchase of basic electrical supplies (like cables, sockets, nuts, etc.) 

 

Tool :

10% → €520.00

· Wet sander 

 

KisskissBankbank commission:

8% → €416.00

 

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WHAT IF YOUR CONTRIBUTION EXCEEDS MY FIRST GOAL OF 5200,00€ ?

 

 

A THOUSAND TIMES THANK YOU!! It’s amazing! Your contributions and your support are very much appreciated and motivating. Thank you for believing in this project and allowing me to see it through!

 

· The first additional €500.00 will be used for the research and the creation of a third model of the Panthère collection and the creation of its mold.

 

· And if it keeps going... I will be able to cover the participation fees for the grand and prestigious London Design Fair, in 2018 in London

 

 

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A huge THANK YOU! Greetings from Berlin & Müncheberg!  

 

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* ABOUT THE COUNTERPARTS :

 

→  Choice of colors available for magnets, glass coaster, pot coasters and lamps from the collection Panthère ø23cm and ø40cm: Black, turquoise, grey, red or yellow.

→ Choice of colors available for the wall lamps : Black, white, red or green

→  Dimensions of the lithographs: 21 x 26cm

 

**  Counterparts shipping fees are offered for Canada and all countries in the European Union.

 

 

See you soon!

 

Clémence & VLO design

                                                                     

A special thank you to my mother, who helps me since ever writing and reviewing my texts in French! A big thank you to my good friend Léonie Soleil Demers Dion that translates my texts from French to English for years so generously. Thank you to Eileen Seifert for the translation from English to German of texts this text for my Crowdfunding! Thank you to Clara St-Pierre and Crystelle Bédard being there at the right time to take some pictures of me at work and allowing me to put them in the presentation of my project. Finally a big thank you to KissKiss BankBank team for their support, their patience and precious advice!

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€5

Every € helps. Thank you so much!
  • 3 backers
  • Geschatte levering januari 2017

€10

Unity is strength! A big thank you to support my project! Your name will appear in the thank you section of the VLO design website + you will receive a lovely personalized thank you card embossed with the VLO design logo.
  • 14 backers
  • Geschatte levering januari 2017

€18

Thank you for your encouragement! Your name will appear in the thank you section of the VLO design website + you will receive a lovely personalized thank you card embossed with the VLO design logo + a reusable VLO design cloth bag.
  • 12 backers
  • Geschatte levering februari 2017

€25

Your support is very appreciated, thank you! Your name will appear in the thank you section of the VLO design website + you will receive a lovely personalized thank you card + a reusable VLO design cloth bag + the four magnets luxury collection 'VLO Panthère' the color of your choice.
  • 10 backers
  • Geschatte levering februari 2017

€40

Your help makes a big difference and I say a big thank you! Your name will appear in the thank you section of the VLO design website + you will receive a lovely personalized thank you card + a reusable VLO design cloth bag + the kitchen kit 'VLO Panthère' the color of your choice.
  • 6 backers
  • Geschatte levering februari 2017

€50

Your desire to help me warms my heart, thank you so much! Your name will appear in the thank you section of the VLO design website + you will receive a lovely personalized thank you card + a reusable VLO design cloth bag + a €60 VLO design gift certificate applicable on all our hanging lamps models available on VLO design online shop.
  • 10 backers
  • Geschatte levering februari 2017

€60

Your support is more than appreciated thank you very much! Your name will appear in the thank you section of the VLO design website + you will receive a lovely personalized thank you card + a reusable VLO design cloth bag + the kitchen kit 'VLO Panthère' the color of your choice + YOUR FIRST NAME will be gave to a lamp from the ' Orphan 1/1' collection
  • 5 backers
  • Beschikbaarheid: 20/25
  • Geschatte levering februari 2017

€80

I thank you from the bottom of my heart! Your name will appear in the thank you section of the VLO design website + you will receive a lovely personalized thank you card + a reusable VLO design cloth bag + a €100 VLO design gift certificate applicable on all our hanging lamps models available on VLO design online shop.
  • 1 backer
  • Beschikbaarheid: 5/6
  • Geschatte levering februari 2017

€90

THANK YOU! THANK YOU! Your name will appear in the thank you section of the VLO design website + you will receive a lovely personalized thank you card + a reusable VLO design cloth bag + the four magnets luxury collection 'VLO Panthère' the color of your choice + one wall lamp with its oak base and a Edison bulb (a total value of € 117). (*Warning: available with European power plug only).
  • 3 backers
  • Beschikbaarheid: 2/5
  • Geschatte levering februari 2017

€150

A warm thank you !!! Your name will appear in the thank you section of the VLO design website + you will receive a lovely personalized thank you card + a reusable VLO design cloth bag + one lamp from the 'Panthère Ø23cm' collection the color of your choice (worth € 175).
  • 3 backers
  • Beschikbaarheid: 7/10
  • Geschatte levering februari 2017

€230

A THOUSAND TIMES THANK YOU! Your name will appear in the thank you section of the VLO design website + you will receive a lovely personalized thank you card + a reusable VLO design cloth bag + one lamp from the 'Panthère Ø40cm' collection the color of your choice (worth € 265).
  • 1 backer
  • Beschikbaarheid: 9/10
  • Geschatte levering februari 2017

€290

A huge huge thank you!! Your name will appear in the thank you section of the VLO design website + you will receive a lovely personalized thank you card + a reusable VLO design cloth bag + two lamps from the 'Panthère Ø23cm' collection the color of your choice (worth € 350).
  • Beschikbaarheid: 4/4
  • Geschatte levering februari 2017

€380

Thank you so much for bringing me your help! Your name will appear in the thank you section of the VLO design website + you will receive a lovely personalized thank you card + a reusable VLO design cloth bag + two wall lamps with two oak bases and two Edison bulbs (*Warning: available with European power plug only) + one lamp from the 'Panthère Ø40cm' collection the color of your choice (a total value of € 475).
  • Beschikbaarheid: 2/2
  • Geschatte levering februari 2017

€450

Your generosity makes a huge difference, thank you very much! Your name will appear in the thank you section of the VLO design website + you will receive a lovely personalized thank you card + a reusable VLO design cloth bag + the kitchen kit 'VLO Panthère' the color of your choice + two lamps from the 'Panthère Ø40cm' collection the color of your choice (a total value of € 567)
  • Beschikbaarheid: 2/2
  • Geschatte levering februari 2017

€600

Thank you from the bottom of my heart! Your support helps me take giant steps! Your name will appear in the thank you section of the VLO design website + you will receive a lovely personalized thank you card + a reusable VLO design cloth bag + the kitchen kit 'VLO Panthère' the color of your choice + three lamps from the 'Panthère Ø23cm' collection the color of your choice (a total value of € 562) + the LIMITED EDITION of one of the five available colors of the 'Panthère collection' will have YOUR FIRST NAME!!
  • Beschikbaarheid: 5/5
  • Geschatte levering februari 2017

€1.300

So much gratitude! Thank you for believing in me and in my project. THANK YOU! Your name will appear in the thank you section of the VLO design website + you will receive a lovely personalized thank you card + a reusable VLO design cloth bag + the kitchen kit 'VLO Panthère' the color of your choice + two lamps from the 'Panthère Ø23cm' collection the color of your choice + one lamp from the 'Panthère Ø40cm' collection the color of your choice + the lithographs diptych numbered (2/3 or 3/3) and signed (all together a total value of € 1300) ++ one of the two NEXT VLO DESIGN COLLECTION (2017-2018) WILL TAKE YOUR FIRST NAME!
  • Beschikbaarheid: 2/2
  • Geschatte levering februari 2017

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€100

You believe in my project and I am very grateful, many thanks! Your name will appear in the thank you section of the VLO design website + you will receive a lovely personalized thank you card + a reusable VLO design cloth bag + one lamp of your choice from our 'LL' collection available on VLO design online shop (worth € 125).
  • 4 backers
  • Beschikbaarheid: 4/4
  • Geschatte levering februari 2017