The Devil Strip's Campaign for Newspaper Box Awesomeness

A project in Akron, OH by Chris Horne

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Public art is good. Neglected newspaper boxes are not. But transform these old boxes into works of public art... then you're cookin'
Backers: 82
Average Pledge Per Backer: $78

Funded: $6,375 of $3,500
Dates: Feb 24th -> Mar 24th (29 days)
Project By: Chris Horne
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Latest News

Just thought you should see this...

March 18th - via:
I'd planned to share this with you a little earlier but that whole putting out the first issue thing had me tied up for a little while.  This is just a sketch--not the final product--but it should give you an idea about where we're going with the... (Read More)

Sneaky peeky: Your early look at the first issue of "The Devil Strip"

March 16th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)


March 13th - via:
This is how a refurbished, local artified newspaper box looks. #1) Thanks to our friends at the Akron Area Arts Alliance, we are NOW taking submissions for local artwork to adorn the sides of our refurbished newspaper boxes when the Kickstarter is... (Read More)

Happy Friday! Where do we go from here?

February 27th - via:
If you can’t tell, I was not expecting—or prepared for—the Kickstarter to reach its goal so quickly, or to see it shoot so far past the mark. So I spent the last couple of days figuring out what we’ll do with the money we raised above the... (Read More)

SUCCESS! We've hit our goal in under 24 hours from launch. What's next?

February 25th - via:
The Campaign for Newspaper Box Awesomeness is now—drumroll, please—fully funded! In fact, we’re more than fully-funded, we’re on our way to $4500 now and hit our goal in fewer than 24 hours from the time we launched. I am utterly speechless.... (Read More)

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