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Press and Promotional Kit


We’ve done a lot of work with markets, retailers, and local newspapers and wanted to compile some details that can help in promotion. You can feel free to copy and paste the background or use the photos and captions below. If you have more questions, contact us at hello@rplusddesigns.com.

What to Call Us

We’re R+D, pronounced “R plus D” and written as “R+D”.

Kitsch, Please is our line of 3D printed jewelry. (No hyphen is needed in 3D.)

Hyggelig Ever After is our line of laser cut home goods. 

Background

R+D is centered around digital fabrication using sustainable resources. Our primary brand, Kitsch, Please, is bold, colorful, and original 3D printed jewelry. It is made in NYC and printed with plant-based materials.

R+D is woman owned and operated. 

From the outside, R+D is about having fun: Our product names and social media posts are full of puns and our designs are fun, colorful, and bold.

What sets R+D apart are the details: We are committed to sustainable business practices like choosing a plant based materials and offsetting emissions from shipping. We also take great care in the smallest design details. R+D uses five 3D printers that are all carefully calibrated to print almost impossibly clear detail.

Overall, R+D hopes to inspire people to think differently about sustainability and digital manufacturing through fun, bold, and creative designs.

Read more about our story.
Read more about 3D printing.

Photos and Captions

Bright blue earrings that are shaped like the classic New York City bodega to-go cup and pictured next to a pile of coffee grounds shaped like a heart. Coffee lovers unite!AM New York 3D Printed Earrings
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Which is greater; your love of coffee or classic New York icons? R+D can help you celebrate both with bold and creative earring designs like these. 
Two earrings on a pile of colorful sprinkles with hypoallergenic hooks and shaped like frosted doughnuts. They are pink and orange with cut outs for sprinkles. Donut You Want Them? 3D Printed Earrings
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Make your day a little bit sweeter. Sustainability meets fun with R+D's range of plant based jewelry.
David Bowie as Ziggy Stardust with red and blue lightning bold makeup and red hair. In front is a red earring shaped like the lightning bolt with a closed eye visible.Ziggy Really Sang 3D Printed Earrings
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Celebrate musical legends and find your own glam rock alter ego. Lightweight and easy to wear, these biodegradable 3D printed earrings from R+D will be just the right gift.
Hanging off of a cluster of red garden roses are two long drop earrings. They are white, dipped in gold paint, and have a nickel free gold hook. Ah Dip It, Dip It Real Good 3D Printed Earrings
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Finding a simple earring that becomes a wardrobe staple can be difficult; until now. R+D has sustainable choices for all tastes and styles.

Social Media

Instagram: @r.plus.d
Facebook: @r.plus.d
Pinterest: @rplusddesigns
Jumprope: @rplusd

Where we've been

R+D has been found at seasonal pop ups like BRIC’s Celebrate Brooklyn Festival, Maker Faire, and storefronts through organizations like Made in NYC, MiQ, and ChaShaMa. We have worked with clients like Uncommon Goods, William Morrow and Company, Apple TV+'s Helpsters, and Big Alice Brewing to create exclusive items.