Postalco originated in Brooklyn, New York, from the minds of husband-and-wife team, Mike and Yuri Abelson. Mike, a product designer, and Yuri, a graphic designer, built careers combining the beauty of simplicity with funtionality and good mechanics. This shows in the materials they choose, and in every flap, fold and closure of their products. This document case is the first product to launch the company— something Mike made for the papers crumpled in the bottom of Yuri's bag. He labored away, until he had it just right, with no stitch left unaccounted for. Shortly after, they moved Postalco to a simple warehouse on a quiet Tokyo street, where they could partner with detail-oriented and precise Japanese craftsmen to create ideal everyday products. Cases are available in five colors: light green, olive green, red, black and navy blue. The calfskin leather is sourced from Italy and the cotton fabric is woven in Japan on hardy canvas looms. Keep your papers tidy and organized, but feel free to slide in a Macbook and several small notebooks inside this document case for a secure carry. At 10 ½"x 14" x 2", this fits any legal size paper pad or portfolio, not to mention makes a beautiful and sturdy case for a laptop.
The leather is strong yet smooth, and over time, will develop a patina of its own. Occasionally rub leather polish onto the flaps, to maintain its gloss for years to come. Like all leather, avoid wet surfaces. If wetness occurs, wipe it down immediately with a soft cloth.
The pressed fabric is made with the same machines that have woven the sturdy age-old canvas tents. It will slightly soften and fade over time, giving it character. There's a light waterproof coating on the cotton fibers, but the nature of the cotton texture remains intact. Specially designed and assembled in Japan, with Italian leather exterior.
Soft calfskin leather and pressed cotton carrying case, fits notebooks, legal pads, and laptops. Also available in red, black, olive and navy. Handmade in Tokyo. Ships free. Measures 10 ½ inches x 14 inches x 2 inches.
10.5 inches long x 14 inches wide x 2 inches deep
(26.67 cm x 35.56 cm x 5.08 cm)
- Light green
- Olive green
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