Handmade wooden iPhone cases by the Alto Collective

Jonathan Leeming Contributor

By Jonathan Leeming in New Products on Tuesday 14 January 2014

I love these handmade wooden iPhone cases from the Alto Collective in Canada, a KickStarter project that has significantly exceeded its $17,000 fundraising goal. Designed for iPhone and Samsung Galaxy, the cases are made from a polycarbonate case with a handcrafted wood veneer bonded to the back, making them thin and light, but more durable than most full wood cases.

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Throw a Tantrum with your phone

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Thursday 20 June 2013

The Tantrum is a phone case designed to withstand falls and throws. Apparently the San Francisco-based team that developed it worked it like a crash test dummy — says on their KickStarter page that ‘we’ve dropped it, thrown it, run it over with a truck and even thrown it out of a moving car’. It […]

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popSLATE: a second screen for your iPhone

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in Tech on Saturday 1 December 2012

If you aren’t satisfied with just one screen on your new iPhone, now you can have another one. The popSLATE case designed by Greg Moon and Yasha Behzadi makes use of that untapped resource that is the back of your iPhone. PopSLATE uses an E-Ink screen, similar to that of a Kindle, which only uses […]

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iPhone bottle-opener case: Opena

Tristan Rayner Editor

By Tristan Rayner in New Design on Monday 11 July 2011

This we want. Bottle-top popping has never been so good – and you’ve always got your phone on you. The iPhone 4 Opena is by Australian industrial designers Chris and Peter, who need seed investment on Kickstarter.

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Food themed iPhone cases

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in New Products on Wednesday 4 August 2010

Bacon and eggs are not just for breakfast anymore; now, they’re for your iPhone too. Out of Japan, comes these iMeshi iPhone cases designed to look like popular Japanese food. There’s bento rice, yaki soba, and Japanese fried pork cutlet too. Word on the street is that as tasty as these off-the-wall cases are, they’re […]

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