(credit: DODOcase) SCFB DODOcase for iPad 2 | US$249.95 | www.dodocase.com
strange that among the host of shiny gadgets we own, we want a piece of the old world charm on them. thus we clad them in cases that resemble classic books and the likes. we have witnessed several of such cases from firms like Pad & Quill, Twelve South and DODOcase but this time round, DODOcase has taken a notch higher by teaming with San Francisco Center for the Book (SCFB) to create a limited edition SCFB DODOcase for iPad 2 that honors the traditional craft of fine bookbinding.
this handcrafted leather variant of the hugely popular DODOcase is dressed in vegetable tanned leather from Pergamena and features a foil stamped SFCB crest, surrounded by an ornate debossed pattern as inspired by the 17th century books. finally, a custom letterpress bookplate completes the package. only 50 pieces of this lovingly crafted leather cases will ever be made, so if you are eyeing on one, you better act fast. the SCFB DODOcase for iPad 2, however, does not come cheap. be prepared shell out $249.95 for one of these.