We are proud to unveil the EO Travel Collection, a five-piece luggage line designed specifically for a new generation whose approach to travel is defined by simplicity and connectivity. Deriving its name from the Latin verb for “to go,” the EO Travel Collection reflects our expertise in designing products that provide enhanced mobility and device protection. The collection is built to carry-on and caters to the evolving traveler who increasingly depends on personal technology for business, pleasure and inspiration.
“The intent behind EO Travel was to create an essential set of travel bags to support different user preferences all with the ability to carry a MacBook and personal essentials,” said Joe Tan, Incase Chief Design Officer. “Within our current product offering, we consider the environments users navigate on a daily basis and the levels of protection and functionality needed in these scenarios. For us, travel isn’t a significant leap from thinking about daily commuting, working in multiple environments, and the need for robust protection.”
The EO Travel Collection’s design aesthetic is clean and understated while maintaining a high degree of efficiency, organization and flexibility. The collection includes five unique styles engineered for short duration travel and technology optimization. Used in combination, the collection’s complementary designs create further adaptability for extended trips.
“In configuring the collection we wanted to create a balance of different carrying platforms that could either be used together or separately as well as in combination with other existing Incase products,” said Chris Robinette, VP of Product. “Our goal with EO Travel is to improve the travel experience with more thoughtful organization for technology and essentials, as well as clever user features to make travel more efficient and effortless.”
The complete line is carry-on compliant with most international airlines, weather resistant and features dedicated compartments for Apple devices. The butterfly design of the technology compartments in both the Hardshell Roller and Backpack open flat, keeping devices secure and protected during airport security screening. To accommodate the need for extra room, the rolling bags and backpack expand up to 35 percent. For a closer look at each piece in the collection, check out our product demonstration videos.
The EO Travel Collection is available now in our webstore and at select Nordstrom stores this holiday season with prices ranging from $149.95 to $299.95.
We are pleased to continue our BEAMS collaboration with a fresh selection of limited edition packs in two new colorways. Based on our signature Campus Pack form, the BEAMS Pack features durable cotton canvas construction and a genuine leather bottom for a premium look and feel that transcends material satisfaction.
Incorporating the visionary retailer’s discriminating style into a signature Incase design, the BEAMS Pack brings elevated sophistication to a functional carrying solution. On the inside, a surprising, bold nylon taffeta in the signature BEAMS color, orange, lines multiple pockets and compartments including a padded notebook compartment and a dedicated slip pocket for iPad.
The Incase x BEAMS Pack is available for pre-order now through our webstore and BEAMS Online Shop.
We’re excited to introduce a full line of new Incase products for MacBook, iPhone and iPod available exclusively at the Apple Store online and at Apple Stores worldwide.
MacBook owners will find an array of custom-fit solutions for their notebooks. The Neoprene Pro Sleeve is the latest iteration of our signature Incase sleeve and is available for every size MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, ensuring a precision fit. The Protective Sleeve Deluxe offers added storage in a slim design and also features a charging port zipper, perfect for keeping your MacBook Pro fully protected while it powers up. For those looking for a more robust carrying solution, the Sling Sleeve Deluxe provides versatile carrying options and flexible storage as well as the ability to charge in sleeve with a charging port zipper. New Hardshell Case options, like our Hammered Hardshell Case and Covered Metallic Hardshell provide maximum visual impact in a minimal design.
For iPhone 5, Apple is the exclusive home of our popular Pro Snap Case, which provides protection and grip in a minimal design that complements the iPhone form.
New iPod nano owners will appreciate our Sports Armband as the easy and secure way to carry iPod nano during a run or workout. (Available soon at the Apple Store online.)
To learn more about each of these products, visit our Only at Apple page, which includes convenient link-throughs to the Apple Store online.
This week’s episode of Room 205 filmed during MFNW in Portland, OR, features an exclusive first performance of “More Alone”, the new track from Los Angeles-based Tropic of Cancer. Tomorrow, an alternate live version of the track will release as a split 12” with HTRK on Ghostly International’s Part-Time Punks Radio Sessions series.
Tropic Of Cancer is the solo project of Camella Lobo. Though her music has been labeled gothic, shoegaze and drone pop, Lobo’s take on her influences is anything but nostalgic. Tropic Of Cancer has managed to imbue its own elusive gaze and craft a strangely beautiful and intoxicating sound in the wake of its predecessors. Formerly a duo with minimal electronic artist Silent Servant (Juan Mendez), Tropic Of Cancer has been stoking a slow-burning cult following since its first EP (The Dull Age) on Berlin-based label, Downwards in 2009. The Sorrow of Two Blooms, an EP released in 2011 on UK imprint Blackest Ever Black, catapulted the band into the underground spotlight. Since then, Lobo has released a handful of acclaimed recordings on Mannequin Records, Sleeperhold Publications and Ghostly International. Lobo performs live with assistance from Taylor Burch of the band DVA DAMAS.
To sum it up, this song rules. Tropic of Cancer’s first full-length album is due early 2013 on Blackest Ever Black.
The Pro Slider Case combines the hardshell protection of our signature Slider Case with a soft edge bumper for added durability and enhanced grip. Now available for iPhone 5, the Pro Slider takes protection to the next level with an internal felt pad that protects the iPhone back surface. Durable hardshell construction in a two-piece design provides complete edge and corner protection while allowing access to all buttons and ports.
Fresh off the highly successful introduction of iPhone 5, Apple has unveiled a wave of new additions to the iPad and Mac families that have us moving full-speed on an array of new products of our own to support these amazing new must-haves.
The iPad mini and new 4th generation iPad have us eagerly counting down to November 2. iPad mini showcases a revolutionary design that furthers the iPad family’s thin and lightweight design language and we are looking forward to introducing new protective solutions that complement its form and support its functions. Once we have the new iPad (4th generation) in hand, we’ll be fit testing our current line of iPad products and will provide an update on compatibility.
The all-new 13” MacBook Pro with Retina display offers stunning visuals, speed and power in a new compact design. As the brand of choice for new MacBook owners looking to protect their latest investments, you can expect a host of Incase protective solutions to be available soon for both 13” and 15” MacBook Pro models with Retina display.
In this week’s episode of Room 205, we present Craft Spells performing “Love Well Spent” at last month’s Room 205 Live showcase at MusicFest NW. After filming more than 30 episodes and 90 videos in a tiny 15×20-foot rehearsal space, we wanted to have a go at collaborating in front of a live audience. We put our heads together with friend and longtime MFNW producer Trevor Solomon to curate “Room 205 Live” held at venerable downtown venue Ted’s, (formerly Berbati’s Pan). The night featured some of our favorite Room 205 visitors, including Craft Spells, Crystal Antlers, Tropic of Cancer, Chelsea Wolfe and Blouse.
Craft Spells began as the bedroom project of Justin Vallesteros. Holed up in his Stockton, CA home, rolling tape while winter beat the bushes outside, Vellesteros crafted a decidedly 80s strain of sentimental indie-pop; chiming guitars, atmospheric synths, and delicate drum-machines. Vallesteros now resides in Seattle and fronts a full band comprised of friends and serious shredders. They make records. They tour Europe. And they write very, very good songs. As we said in their previous Room 205 episode, if you love Felt, The Smiths, Echo & The Bunnymen, and the beautiful monotone drone of Ian Curtis, then Craft Spells might soon be your favorite nuevo-new romantics.
The Origami Jacket is the latest addition to our line of multifunctional protective solutions for iPad. Offering durable streamlined protection, the Origami Jacket uniquely combines a durable hardshell case with a folding magnetic screen cover that can be configured in six different ways for the ultimate in versatile functionality.
Hidden magnets secure the Origami Jacket’s cover in multiple stand positions and also automatically wake and sleep your iPad. An elastic band keeps the front cover securely closed when the iPad is not in use and works with the cover to provide two additional working and viewing angles. The Origami Jacket’s easily snaps on to your iPad providing excellent protection and direct access to all device features in a lightweight, minimalist design.
To see the product in action, check out our latest video that walks through all six of the Origami Jacket’s angles.
The Origami Jacket is available now for $69.95 in our webstore.
Last month while at MusicFest NW in Portland, we put our heads together with friend and longtime MFNW producer Trevor Solomon to curate “Room 205 Live.” After filming more than 30 episodes and 90 videos in a tiny 15×20-foot rehearsal space, we wanted to have a go at collaborating in front of a live audience. Held at venerable downtown venue Ted’s, (formerly Berbati’s Pan), the night showcased five featured artists from Room 205, including Crystal Antlers, Craft Spells, Tropic of Cancer, Chelsea Wolfe and Blouse. To document this very special night, we worked with director Greg Hunt, DP Greg Schmitt, and audio engineer Griffin Rodriguez. No overdubs, no second takes. 100% raw live weirdness.
For the next five weeks we’ll debut one performance per week from each Room 205 Live artist. Today’s premiere episode features a performance from Crystal Antlers, who originally visited Room 205 in 2010. The Room 205 Live showcase at MFNW marked the debut of the band’s new blazer, “Persephone.”
We hope you’ll enjoy watching our experiment as much as we’ve enjoyed making it. Huge thanks to the performing artists, MFNW and the good people of PDX, as well to production manager Nathan Ostrander, in-house engineer Dave Hite and booker Kenric Ashe at Ted’s.
Our new Leather Snap Case for iPhone 5 combines our signature hardshell plastic Snap Case with a genuine leather exterior for refined protection with a premium look and feel. Semi-transparent aniline dyes add subtle colors and preserve the leather’s distinctive qualities. Over time, the Leather Snap Case will develop a rich patina for a unique, distressed look.
The Leather Snap Case is available now for $49.95 in black and brown in our webstore.