Melody writes, "We're grad students in the MFA Interaction Design program at the School of Visual Arts in NYC. We launched a Kickstarter project called Maker's
Alphabet. It's an ABC book that features whimsical illustrations and verses to celebrate creativity of all stripes."
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From kombucha-making to coding, Maker’s Alphabet will remind all of us what it means to be a maker in 2014.
We’re carefully crafting all aspects of the book, from big illustrations to little typography details, from thoughtful verses to playful layouts. We envision a final artifact that will shine on any shelf, coffee table or desk!
More importantly, we’re focused on telling a story that will inspire kids of all ages to go out into the world and make. Here’s a look at some of the content and sketches we’ve explored so far.
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