Belkin ThunderStorm

Bring surround sound to your iPad with a fully integrated hard case

The iPad’s rear-facing speakers have become a common gripe for users looking to match audio with the tablet’s quality display. While some of the more low-tech solutions can help, few truly improve your experience like Belkin’s new ThunderStorm. Billed as a “handheld home theater,” the speaker system integrates with a hard case and soft cover similar to the Apple Smart Cover, and a free app …

The Good Flock

Winter 2012 brings a handful of small bags hand made with Cone Mills denim and Pendleton wool

As strong believers in quality over quantity, the emerging craftspeople behind The Good Flock have recently released their latest batch of limited-run bags and accoutrements as part of the Fall/Winter collection. When we last caught up with the Portland-based brand they were finishing up a collaboration tote with Parisian design label Jardins Florian, and now for the new season they’ve teamed up with Cone Mills …

POMM iPad Case

Put it in cork

Steering clear of flashy materials, Pomm Design Studio‘s new iPad 3 case houses the latest in high tech inside tried-and-true cork. The geometrically inspired case is molded from two cork blocks, providing substantial protection against the hazards of everyday schlepping. Naturally shock-absorbent, water-resistant and biodegradable, cork is one of the design world’s most useful assets. With a single slit opening at the top and a …