When a 4-decade old bookish skill meets technology

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Philip Bradburn, a Bookbinder expert based in England, got what he called a KleverCase lightbulb moment” when he thought of giving a twist to his son’s Christmas present in 2011: Unifying his 40-year-old bookbinding experience with the modern technology by producing a handmade gadget case in the form of hard bound book.

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Their book cases fit certain sizes of kindle, phones, and ereaders. One case could either be specifically moulded plastic for popular gadgets, or a universal fit reusable grip area for other devices.

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Mr. Bradburn’s workshops in the New Forest England produces a variety of British and American literature-inspired gadget cases, ranging from Sherlock Holmes to To Kill a Mockingbird.

Sherlock Holmes:

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The Great Gatsby:

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To Kill a Mockingbird:

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His little company KleverCase is a passionate family business, which also helps people in his area back to work.

Putting on my shopping list!

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