« 5 pressing issues small business will face in 2013 | Main | Making the case for crowdfunding: Q&A with Sherwood 'Woodie' Neiss »

Miami startup launches Kickstarter for sleek iPhone case

Lester Mapp“As a designer, I have a lot of respect for the iPhone’s appearance. I don’t think its brilliant design should be compromised by a cheap looking, bulky case,” says designed by m founder and CEO Lester Mapp, pictured at left.  

Designed by m AL13 aerial viewSo what did Mapp do? He  designed the AL13, an ultra-thin iPhone bumper that he says protects without compromising the style. It’s made from lightweight aerospace aluminum and has a sleek, premium finish (black, silver or red) that blends seamlessly with the iPhone 4 or iPhone 5.

On Thursday, Mapp and his  team launched the AL13 on Kickstarter, a crowdfunding website. Click here to visit the project page.

Based in Miami, designed by m opened for business in November and plans designs for the smartphone, auto and gadget markets, Mapp says.


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

The comments to this entry are closed.