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Rutledge BookBook case takes the MacBook back in time

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March 16, 2014

The case features dual zippers and elastic bands to slip over the display, creating extra ...

The case features dual zippers and elastic bands to slip over the display, creating extra stability if using your computer when inside the case

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Apple accessory manufacturer Twelve South is looking to give MacBook owners a ye olde world option for protecting their shiny new devices with the Rutledge BookBook.

The Rutledge BookBook is an adaptation of the company's BookBook laptop cases, which are designed to resemble a vintage leather-bound book and shield the laptop between two hardback covers with a rigid spine and padded interior.

For the Rutledge edition, the company has paid a little extra attention to detail in the aesthetics of case by developing what it says is a new technique for finishing leather. This involved applying several layers of color and then removing particular elements by hand, leaving a unique pattern of colors and tones.

The company used what it is calling a new technique of leather finishing, giving each Rutl...

The case is available for the 11-inch MacBook Air, 13-inch Air or Pro, 13-inch Retina and the 15-inch Retina. It features dual zippers and elastic bands to slip over the display, creating extra stability if using your computer when inside the case.

Rutledge BookBook is available through Twelve South's website at a cost of US$99.99.

Product page: Twelve South

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Nick Lavars Nick was born outside of Melbourne, Australia, with a general curiosity that has drawn him to some distant (and very cold) places. Somewhere between enduring a winter in the Canadian Rockies and trekking through Chilean Patagonia, he graduated from university and pursued a career in journalism. He now writes for Gizmag, excited by tech and all forms of innovation, Melbourne's bizarre weather and curried egg sandwiches.   All articles by Nick Lavars
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I like it, it looks nice, a bit expensive though.

Rann Xeroxx
17th March, 2014 @ 10:23 am PDT
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