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iPhone Hard Case Shima

By Bird-Electron 

Lend your new iPhone 5 some steam punk flair with one of these rusty and artfully derelict looking iPhone 5 Hard Cases.

Shima Gear:
iPhone 5 Hard Case Shima Gear

Shima Wire:
iphone Hard Case Shima Wire

Shima Rust:
iPhone 5 Hard Case Shima Rust

All cases come with matching wallpapers:
iPhone Shima Wallpaper GeariPhone Shima Wallpaper WireiPhone Shima Wallpaper Rust

Here are the original designs (although I would rather mix them up!)

Shima Gear Box
Shima Wire Box
Shima Rust Box

About the designer:
Yokohama-born Takashi Shima studied initially mechanical engineering at the Iwate University but dropped out to become a designer and an art director. He took the inspiration for his designs from items and pieces he bought at thrift stores and antique markets.

Specifications:
Material: polycarbonate
Base color: black
Processing: inkjet print
Compatible model: iPhone 5
Design: Electronic Bird Island Works
Image production: Takashi Shima

Contributed by Rene

Rene is a writer and trend researcher. Born to Japanese parents in Vienna, Austria, she studied fashion and industrial design in Vienna, working as a make-up assistant (where she learnt to decode the complex world of primers, foundations and powders) and briefly as a stylist. After a year under the scorching sun in rural Thailand, Rene finally arrived in Tokyo and spent seven years writing for design magazines and researching trends in youth culture and design. She is White Rabbit's expert on Japanese beauty goods, fashion, and design products.

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