11-02-2012 10:17 PM
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  1. future_nobody's Avatar
    Howdy!

    Out of Print, this brilliant website that repurposes cover designs from classic novels and makes them into t-shirts, journals, coasters, etc. Well, they've started a kickstarter to make a series of tablet cases that make the devices look like hardcover books. They initially offered cases for the iPad and Kindle Fire, but so many users suggested that they make one for the Nexus 7 that they've now included that.

    $40 gets you a case from their initial designs, shipping's included. I'm a writer and an occasional snob so this will allow me to show off my love of novels while still living in a post-paper world.

    Check out the link for a video, the first-run designs, and to contribute: Out of Print eBook Jackets for iPad, Kindle Fire and Nexus 7 by Out of Print — Kickstarter



    07-24-2012 02:56 PM
  2. nicraz's Avatar
    That's awesome. Thank you fellow Chicagoan.... the downside is that estimated delivery is set until October 2012 I'm waiting to see what the Portenzo cases for the N7 will look like.
    07-24-2012 04:03 PM
  3. JayTeeJr's Avatar
    Kudos for the heads up and I had to back this one because those are some pretty slick covers!
    07-24-2012 04:16 PM
  4. stinkyfischer's Avatar
    my first time backing something. I think i may have to buy some t-shirts while i wait
    07-24-2012 05:23 PM
  5. ragnarokx's Avatar
    I wonder if you can customize - I want mine to read "A Clockwork Mod"

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus
    07-24-2012 05:24 PM
  6. YAYTech's Avatar
    Very, very cool, unfortunately none of the covers they are currently listing quite fit my fancy, so I won't be getting one, but the concept is excellent.
    07-24-2012 05:53 PM
  7. Chocoburger's Avatar
    That's neat, I'd love to buy a Scott Pilgrim one.
    07-28-2012 03:02 PM
  8. dparrothead1's Avatar
    Well, I can see one thing for my Christmas list!!!! Those are really good looking!!
    07-28-2012 05:23 PM
  9. Nazraen's Avatar
    I'd kill for an A Clockwork Orange cover. Eggy weggs like a mofo over here.
    future_nobody likes this.
    07-28-2012 11:04 PM
  10. lordbrain515's Avatar
    These are awesome! Thanks for sharing!
    07-29-2012 10:17 AM
  11. Dr0me's Avatar
    i was totally ready to buy but then i realized they would not be ready until oct. kind of a bummer

    edit.. i caved and bought one
    07-30-2012 01:11 AM
  12. quarky_uk's Avatar
    It is big, and probably heavier than I want. Plus I have no idea if it has the holes in the right places. On top of that, an additional $15 for shipping, and it won't be shipping until October????

    Crazy.

    Ordered one anyway though, I love it
    07-30-2012 01:17 PM
  13. future_nobody's Avatar
    Just wondering which cover you guys might order when they're ready.

    I already have the A Clockwork Orange shirt so I think I'll have to get the Gatsby one. I wish I had read Lolita, though, because that cover looks terrific.
    07-30-2012 02:03 PM
  14. quarky_uk's Avatar
    Lolita or the Invisible Man. Probably Lolita. It is such a well written book.
    07-30-2012 03:11 PM
  15. DestinedtoGame's Avatar
    If only they had the Little Prince
    07-31-2012 05:08 AM
  16. quarky_uk's Avatar
    I am surprised there is no Charles Dickens in there.
    07-31-2012 09:40 AM
  17. Jeremy8000's Avatar
    I am surprised there is no Charles Dickens in there.
    Agreed. You'd think titles to inspire some of these covers could be Hunted Down on a Sunday at any random Old Curiosity Shop. A good cover - a book one might want to Read at Dusk. But I guess we've come upon Hard Times, and shouldn't keep such Great Expectations.
    roflwaffleton likes this.
    07-31-2012 11:05 AM
  18. quarky_uk's Avatar
    Maybe because the company is based in New York, not London, a tale of two cities.
    07-31-2012 01:30 PM
  19. stinkyfischer's Avatar
    I like the clockwork orange cover, but was thinking I will get on the road
    ChromeJob likes this.
    07-31-2012 02:36 PM
  20. Dr0me's Avatar
    I like the CWO, atlas shrugged, on the road and moby **** ones.. would be happy with any of them.
    08-08-2012 05:47 PM
  21. stereoshooter's Avatar
    I so wish they would put out a 1984 cover like their shirts, or probably the most ironic one...Fahrenheit 451.
    bleedblue likes this.
    08-09-2012 06:38 PM
  22. credo's Avatar
    I would guess that more options will come if the product sells initially.

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk 2
    08-10-2012 10:29 AM
  23. deathbysnoosnoo's Avatar
    The cover of the Steve Jobs biography would be hilarious and confusing at the same time. Make it happen and I will buy it :-)

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk 2
    future_nobody likes this.
    08-14-2012 11:14 PM
  24. SpenceJonas's Avatar
    The cover of the Steve Jobs biography would be hilarious and confusing at the same time. Make it happen and I will buy it :-)

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk 2
    That actually made me laugh, am I horrible for doing so?

    BTW you might have the best username on here hah, you need to get a Fry avatar or something to go along with it
    08-15-2012 09:11 AM
  25. nobodyisherenow's Avatar
    that would be awesome if you could fully customize the cover with whatever book you wanted.
    09-08-2012 01:38 PM
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