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Mykea – Personalize your IKEA furniture

Mykea is a webshop which redesigns IKEA furniture by adding cool graphics covers. The founders of the company loved the well-designed IKEA furniture, but didn’t like the idea that it would look the same in every single living room. That is why they came up with the idea of customizing the furniture, to make it more beautiful, unique and personal. (1)

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The concept of fans funding their favorite artists generally means artists raising money from friends and family. ArtistShare has taken the fan-based fundraising to a global level. Artists now can connect with fans all over the world. The platform connects artists with fans in order to fund the creation of new artistic work. In exchange for  funding a project, the fan will get an insider’s look at the creative process.

ArtistShare is the first Internet fan funding platform for artists, founded in 2001. Its business model allows artists to fund their projects directly through their fan base. ArtistShare is not only about music, any sort of creative work fits in the model. The Continue reading – Making fans part of the artistic process