A young Brooklyn couple loved the Pilot Hi-Tec pens so much that they decided to create a stainless steel housing for them. They decided to try to get [funding for their effort from Kickstarter][ks]. They had a modest goal of $2500. They ended up with $281,989. And now I wish I was one of their investors, who at $50 got a pen, because now they are [selling them for $99][shop]. Too rich for my blood, but oh so lovely in stainless steel.
I must remember to browse Kickstarter more often. It’s so lovely to see people designing and making things.