Castle in the Stars: The Universe in 1875

A project in Strasbourg, France by Caurette

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An art book and a sketchbook from award-winning writer and illustrator Alex Alice.
Backers: 1886
Average Pledge Per Backer: €115

Funded: €217,457 of €8,000
Dates: Nov 4th -> Dec 5th (31 days)
Project By: Caurette
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Latest News

LAST CHANCE: ADD-ONS (and how to get them!) / Un petit tutoriel sur comment ajouter des compléments

December 5th - via:
A paper model! A folding fan! A notebook! A portfolio, and more! En français ci-dessous / French below ------------ Hello (again) everyone!  In the last few hours of the campaign, by popular request, here's a little tutorial on how to get some... (Read More)

200 000€!!!!!

December 5th - via:
En français ci-dessous / French below ------------ Hello everyone! We just unlocked the 200 000€ stretch goal!!! How amazing is it?? This means that there will be in each parcel an "OFFICIAL INVITATION" to the Interplantary Exposition. A gorgeous... (Read More)


December 4th - via:
Can you believe it? We just hit the 175 000 euros stretch goal!!! And we have one more full day to go! (until tomorrow, Monday 5th at 18:00, Paris time) Aaannnnddd (drum roll....) here come the magnificent AETHER PAVILION POSTER. Another incredible... (Read More)

On the way to Stretch Goal #7 and 3 days left! En route pour le Stretch Goal #7 et seulement trois jours restants !

December 2nd - via:
En français ci-dessous / French below ------------ Hello everyone! There are only three days left for getting the books and the extras! We already came so far and we're so excited to see where it's going to end! To motivate you a little bit more,... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #6 unlocked! MAP OF PLANET VENUS! Palier#6 débloqué ! Une carte de la planète Vénus !

December 1st - via:
En français ci-dessous / French below ------------ Hello everyone! We just crossed the 150 000€ treshold, and thus, here comes the new stretch goal!!  Map of Venus by Laurent Gontier  An A2 foldable map of Venus!! You will be able to retrace the... (Read More)

A Holiday Surprise for you! Une surprise de Noël pour vous !

November 29th - via:
En français ci-dessous / French below ------------ Hello everyone! We have a surprise for you! Since the holidays are getting closer and we have been receiving a lot of messages about it, we decided to create an add-on named Holiday Gift. As the... (Read More)

La campagne est aussi en français / The campaign is now available in French too!

November 11th - via:
The short version in English: we translated the campaign in French too (it's at the bottom of the page). La campagne est maintenant lisible intégralement en français. Pour y avoir accès, faites simplement défiler la page jusqu'au moment où vous... (Read More)

100 000!

November 11th - via:
Can you believe it? 100 000 euros, 4 unlocked stretch goals!!! Again, thanks a lot to all of you who pledged for the book(s), shared the project with their friends and already made it a success. And there's 3 more weeks to go! :D And for those of you... (Read More)

WOW! What a start / Quel démarrage !

November 6th - via:
En français ci-dessous / French below Hello everyone! What a great start ! Barely 8 minutes to reach the goal, and as I write these lines, already 3 stretch goals unlocked... THANK YOU ALL! As a bonus for ALL contributors, these are     Two... (Read More)

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