Tag Archive: MidCentury


Twelve South’s BookArc Möd Is A Gorgeous Mid-Century MacBook Stand [Review]

Some materials have integrity. Consider aluminum, Jony Ive’s material of choice, and then compare it to plastic. Under the skin, plastic feels wholly artificial, a lump of congealed and polished chemicals; in feel and smell, there’s something unnatural and slightly…Read more ›

These Wooden Accents For The iPhone 5 Are Gorgeously Mid-Century

Everyone at Cult of Mac knows I’m a sucker for wood-paneling all of my gadgets. I wood-paneled my iPhone 4s, my iPhone 5, my iPad, my iPad mini, and even my MacBook Air. I have to say, though, that as…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Replace Your MacBook’s Keys With These All Wood Danish Mid-Century Chiclets

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I’m a sucker for wood paneling my Apple products, and so I’m absolutely going to have to do this: the guys over at RAWBKNY (whom we’ve written about before) are now selling laser-etched replacement keys for the MacBook Pro.

They look great, and Michael over at RAWBKNY say that while they are only designed for the non-Retina MacBook Pro right now, he’s tweaking it so it should work on Retina MacBook  [Read More…]

Give Your iPhone 5 Or MacBook Danish Mid-Century Chic With RAW’s Beautiful Leather & Wood Skins

One of the consequences of the iPhone 5′s streamlined, ultra-thin design is that you can no longer just pop off the backplate of the device and replace it. That means no more Don-Draper-esque teak backs or glowing Apple logos or anything else that you could do to deeply personalize your iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S.

So what do you do if you want to customize your iPhone 5 without having to  [Read More…]

Miniots Mk2 iPad Cover Evokes Mid-Century Chic, But Not Without Some Drawbacks [Review]

Wood is the perfect complement to tech. As mere consumers, wood calms us whilst surrounding more complicated hardware. It provides warmth. It is accessible. And it looks brilliant.

I was an early adopter. The television I grew up with was a wood-blocked behemoth that took both parents to move across our jungle of shag carpet; a task embarked upon only once a year, when we needed to make room for a  [Read More…]