Fund it Wednesday Webinar, 18th November – Design Projects

Posted on Thursday November 5th 2020

Crowdfunding Advice from the Experts

Wednesday, 18th November
7pm – 8pm, Online on Zoom

Over the last number of years, crowdfunding has provided designers and makers with a platform to facilitate pre-sales of their creative projects and strengthen the bond with their audiences. We’ll be chatting with two stellar makers – Elaine Fallon, founder of Brookwood Pottery, and Joanne Condon, founder of Kyle Lane, an upcycling furniture business. While Elaine raised €16.7K to set up her new pottery studio, Joanne raised over €14K to publish her first upcycling tutorial book ‘Furniture Crush’.

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Speaker Details
Elaine Fallon, Founder, Brookwood Pottery

Elaine Fallon is a trained potter and the founder of Brookwood Pottery. In 2012 she set up Brookwood Pottery from a garage at the end of her garden in Artane where she made handthrown pottery and artworks. In 2017, Elaine ran a successful Fund it campaign to raise a portion of the funds needed to set up set up her own teaching pottery on Dublin’s northside. The pottery is located in Santry and provides the community with a space to attend classes and connect through a shared interest of pottery.


Joanne Condon, Founder, Kyle Lane

Kyle Lane is run by Joanne Condon, a furniture artist and DIY expert for the RTÉ one Today Show and DIY columnist for Confetti magazine. Joanne holds furniture painting workshops all around Ireland and won the best workshop award for Mollie Makes in London in 2018. Joanne raised €14,000 via Fund it to self-publish her first upcycling tutorial book “Furniture Crush”.

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