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The 4-Year History of DODOcase

Apr 02, 2014

March 2010: The Original DODOcase prototype is completed! Notice the "original" DODOcase logo and website too. 


Where people came to find us. DODOcase web 1.0 in action. 


Patrick modeling one of our first giant slabs of bamboo. Soon to be turned into molding to make our first finely carved DODOcase iPad trays. 


It's business time at the Founders' Desk.


April 3, 2010 - The Apple iPad goes on sale. DODOcase is at the ready with fliers and discount codes to hand out to those many eager tech enthusiasts not afraid to wait in line for hours...if not days.


GREAT PRESS! May 3rd, 2010 - One month after launch, Joshua Topolsky of Endgaget calls DODOcase the "Rolls Royce of iPad Cases". It's probably the best compliment we've received to date. One day later on May 4th, 2010, Dave Caolo of TUAW sings our praises too. 


Patrick getting his hands dirty packing up shipments to our very first DODOcase fans! 


The DODOcase team hard at work and having fun! 


Selling DODOcase goods at the SFMade fair. 


July 2010 - DODOcase wins the Shopify Build-A-Business Competition. Check out the video for some fun entertainment. 


October 2010 - We moved our building into  the American Industrial Center in San Francisco's ever-popular Dogpatch neighborhood, where we now have a wood shop, bookbindery, sewing studio and screen printing station. We also have 25 talented craftsmen here working daily making great cases to meet today's modern needs. 


December 2010 - DODOcase was named iPad Case of the Year by Macworld! 


October 2011 - President Obama is seen on ABC News with a DODOcase by his side


2012 - A visit from San Francisco Mayor, Ed Lee


March 2012 - Moonbot Studios seen on the red carpet with the Limited Edition Morris Lessmore DODOcase, wins an Oscar Award for  "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore"


Fall 2012 - DODOcase launches it's Durables Collection t celebrate one of San Francisco's richest traditions, and opens up a dedicated sewing studio. 


2013 - CEO Craig Dalton filming for TechCrunch (in front of Crystal, the DODOcase truck). 


Team DODOcase!