iPad 2 Bamboo Case A Lovely, Lovely Thing

We’ve long had a thing for the Portland-based design shop known as Grove, a team of artisans specializing in arty, personalized bamboo accessories for all your essential tech. They made a name for themselves with their unique iPhone cases, and now they’re back to protect your iPad 2 in style.

The Grove iPad 2 Case is constructed from quick-growing, renewable bamboo and good old fashioned leather. The bamboo back and side panels provide your tablet with structure, while the ultra-suede-lined leather cover keeps your screen free from fingerprints.

Grove iPad Case

image via Grove

The cover is made of American, vegetable-tanned leather and incorporates magnets that automatically wake the iPad 2 when it’s opened, and put it to sleep when closed. The best part? The cover can be laser-engraved with many of Grove’s ever-expanding artist series designs–very cool!

Grove iPad Case2

image via Gove

Groves’ iPad 2 Cover is available at a special introductory price of $79.00 via pre-order. If, for some odd reason, this one doesn’t fit your fancy, there’s also a nice wooden iPad 2 case from Minot as well.

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Susan DeFreitas has covered all manner of green technology for EarthTechling since 2009. She is a graduate of Prescott College for the Liberal Arts and the Environment, and has a background in marketing green businesses. Her work on green living has been featured in Yes! Magazine, the Utne Reader and Natural Home.


  • Reply March 26, 2011


    I think the idea of a bamboo iPad case is really cool. But that just looks like a cutting board with an iPad stuck inside it.

  • Reply March 26, 2011


    Who’s interested in iPad anyways?

    • Reply March 27, 2011


      Umm who isn’t? You live under a rock?

      • Reply December 20, 2011

        T. Lester

        People you don’t know nor associate with. Duh!

  • Reply March 27, 2011


    very crafty new leather case for ipad2 that look very awesome . like it

  • Reply December 20, 2011

    T. Lester

    Green washing: c) adding something that isn’t needed and touting it’s eco-friendly aspects.u00a0 Not integral. Adding a nifty picture of a tree doesn’t make it green. nu00a0Solar powered ipad add-on with a usb connection? This is not it. (But they can be bought. Look online.) Solar powered cooling pad? nope. A company that replaces the case and recycles the older one? No, they aren’t offering that either. nDisappointing offering.

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