The Future of the Printed Book Is…Laptop Cases

This is so great, or so horrible. Or both. Nevermind books by the foot–it’s laptops by the foot, or books by the laptop, or feet by the…

No, this is a line of laptop sleeves make to look like old books. Check out this post at the design mag Baekdal for more pictures of these cases and another line made to look like Newspapers.

The book-shaped cases, called BookBooks, are made (handmade!) by Twelve South and cost $79.99. They’re designed for MacBooks, though the company warns not to use them on white MacBooks. This is sorta the same idea as THE BOOK, a book-shaped eReader case we reported on earlier. Say goodbye to your books and hello to your books.

(via @mikecane)