The awesomeness you see above is an iPhone 4 case dubbed the Opena. It is the result of the work by Melbourne, Australia-based industrial designer Chris Peters and Rob Ward, a former Toolmaker. The pitch?
The idea for The Opena came to us one afternoon when we were out having some beers. Some people have bottle openers on their keyrings, but many times you don’t always have your keys with you. But what is always with you? Your phone!
The injection-moulded case is machined from solid blocks of ABS plastic while the bottle opener part is stamped out of food-grade stainless steel. The final production-spec Opena case will have a fine satin textured surface finish. They are raising $15,000 on Kickstarter to complete the project – it’s costly due to the tooling and 3D CAD technology involved. You can secure yourself one the first Openas for just fifteen bucks. We just hope opening bottles with this thing won’t scratch or break the iPhone 4’s glass back.
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