I have this terrible habit of doodling on things while I’m on the phone. Often it’s to jot down information that the person on the other end is feeding to me, but sometimes it’s simply to draw silly faces and obscure patterns to pass the time. When I don’t have a notepad to hand, almost anything could become my biro-covered victim.
But the Papernomad case for iPad is begging to be doodled on. It’s a tear resistant sleeve made from a patented material that consists of several layers of paper, cotton, and Australian sheep wool; and it’s completely biodegradable.
The case features a pull strap made from hemp which makes it easy to remove your iPad from the sleeve, and a magnetic lock that keep it securely snug inside. The sheep wool lining ensures your iPad is lovely snuggled away from the risk of scratches and scuffs, and it will absorb the impact from the odd drop here and there.
The best thing about Papernomad is that it’s designed to be defaced. It wants to to write on it, sketch on it, doodle on it, paint on it, spill coffee on it… I could go on:
Papernomad products capture our experiences as quick scribbles, coffee stains, finger prints, telephone numbers or the occasional lipstick impression. Not unlike a diary, they document our experiences and create reference points in time for us to remember.
Once you’re finished with Papernomad, you simply throw it on the compost heap and leave it to degrade.
Papernomad cases are currently available for the iPad, both first- and second-generation; 13- and 15-inch notebooks; and the iPod touch; with prices ranging from €28 (approx. $37.36) to €48 (approx. $64.05). The iPad case featured in the images above is €43 (approx. $57.38) and available now from Papernomad.com.