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No metal, no magnets - the thinnest phone stand/grip/mount. New from the creator of the world’s best tablet stand.
No metal, no magnets - the thinnest phone stand/grip/mount. New from the creator of the world’s best tablet stand.
634 backers pledged £12,536 to help bring this project to life.
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Ezl is a new design from the creator of the Plinth Tablet Stand, funded on Kickstarter in 2014. It has been in development since 2018.

It is simple, strong and reliable.

I hope you like it.

No metal, no magnets, only 2mm thin. So Yes, you can. 😉
Available in a range of beautiful colours to complement most phone cases.
Love your phone case as it is? I hear you.
Leather case? Yep, Ezl makes that better too.

 Ezl provides three essential functions, all packed within a wafer-thin 2mm pad which sticks to your phone or case. 

Firstly, Ezl slides open instantly and single-handedly into a stand, enabling you to clearly see, unlock (facial recognition) and interact with your phone without having to pick it up.

And, because little details are important at this scale, Ezl has soft rubber feet to keep your phone where you put it - both when open and closed.

See who’s calling
Keep an eye on your phone without picking it up - at work...
..while studying..


..or dreaming on the train 😉
Developed and rigorously tested for the modern workplace

Ezl's second key function is as a secure and comfortable grip, enabling you to reach all areas of your phone screen with ease. It also helps you avoid dropping your phone accidentally, or having it knocked from your hand. 

Ezly reach all areas of your phone screen
Extremely comfortable and natural grip


Arthritis or other limited mobility? Ezl helps.

Thirdly, Ezl has discrete features which will allow it to connect quickly to accessories (coming soon) such as desk chargers, car mounts etc.

And, because it is only 2mm thin and contains no metals or magnets, it will not interfere with wireless charging. 

At only 2mm thin, Ezl allows wireless charging even with a case on your phone
Accessory brackets will allow you to quickly but securely clip your phone to anything you like.
Car mounts, desk chargers, all planned to come soon.
90° charging plugs enable viewing and charging with Ezl.
Ezl is carefully profiled to slip easily into your pocket without catching.

Ezl will be made in the UK, using a tiny amount (6g!) of readily recyclable polymer.  All packaging and shipping materials are paper.

My chosen factory is in the heart of the Devon countryside, powered by solar energy.
It will be available in a range of colours (choose yours at the end of the campaign).
Got a case you really love? I hear you.
The Kickstarter Special - personalise your phone with your special photo or image.



Since my first kickstarter campaign was funded in 2014, I have made and sold nearly 60,000 Plinths - each one guaranteed for life.

Plinth will hold all tablets and phones stable on its rubber feet, at any of 5 carefully chosen positions.
Some people misinterpret thin, light plastic as cheap and weak. Not so.

Risks and challenges

I design products which I believe make people’s experience better.

I don’t do paid market research, and I don’t make things primarily to be as profitable as possible. Ethics and environmental responsibility are extremely important to me.

This approach in itself makes my business quite a risky one. I have been working on Ezl on and off for over a year now, with my fingers crossed that the world is going to like it.

Fortunately for this project, I have teamed up with an extremely skilful and experienced toolmaker, who will also be doing the production moulding. He is sufficiently convinced of Ezl’s potential that he has already started working on production tooling, which will be ready in mid-October.

The main risk is whether together we will sell enough Ezls to recover the £17,500 tooling investment.

As experienced design and manufacture professionals, we are not worried about production or fulfilment. However, some aspects can only be proved and optimised after we mould Ezl for the first time - particularly regarding transparent materials and metallic colours.

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  1. Select this reward

    Pledge £6 or more About US$ 8

    Early Bird

    You will receive 1 Ezl phone stand at the silly price of only £6.

    Will retail for £9 | 33% discount

    Includes:
    • Ezl phone stand
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    Limited 199 backers
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    Pledge £7 or more About US$ 10

    1 Ezl phone stand

    You will receive 1 Ezl phone stand at the bargain price of only £7.

    Will retail for £9 | 22% discount

    Includes:
    • Ezl phone stand
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    64 backers
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    Pledge £10 or more About US$ 13

    1 Plinth Tablet stand

    You will receive 1 Plinth Tablet stand at the bargain price of only £10.

    Retails for £14 | 28% discount

    Includes:
    • Plinth Tablet Stand
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    7 backers
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    Pledge £14 or more About US$ 19

    2 Ezl phone stands

    You will receive 2 Ezl phone stands at the bargain price of only £7 each.

    Will retail for £18 | 22% discount

    Includes:
    • Ezl phone stand
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    106 backers
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    Pledge £15 or more About US$ 20

    Kickstarter Special Ezl phone stand

    You will receive 1 Ezl phone stand printed with a photo, sketch, logo or other design of your choice (I will contact you for details after the campaign ends).

    Only available to Kickstarter backers - Unique Opportunity!

    Includes:
    • Kickstarter Special Ezl phone stand
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    11 backers
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    Pledge £16 or more About US$ 21

    1 Ezl + 1 Plinth

    Total support for all your mobile tech! You will receive the new Ezl phone stand and 1 Plinth tablet stand.

    Will retail for £23 | 30% discount

    Includes:
    • Ezl phone stand
    • Plinth Tablet Stand
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    47 backers
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    Pledge £20 or more About US$ 26

    Early Bird superdeal: 4 Ezl phone stands

    You will receive 4 Ezl phone stands at the bargain price of only £5 each.

    Will retail for £36 | 44% discount

    Includes:
    • Ezl phone stand
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 140 backers
    £

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    Pledge £30 or more About US$ 39

    2 Ezls + 2 Plinths

    Total support for all your mobile tech! You will receive 2 new Ezl phone stands and 2 Plinth tablet stands.

    Will retail for £46 | 34% discount

    Includes:
    • Ezl phone stand
    • Plinth Tablet Stand
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    27 backers
    £

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    Pledge £50 or more About US$ 65

    Christmas superdeal: 12 Ezl phone stands

    Treat all your friends and family to the coolest new device this Christmas! You will receive 12 Ezls for only £4.16 each!

    Will retail for £108 | 53% discount

    Includes:
    • 12× Ezl phone stand
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    23 backers
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    Pledge £100 or more About US$ 129

    Shopkeeper trial: 25 Ezl phone stands

    Own a shop? E-commerce trader? Test the market with 25 assorted Ezls at only £4 each!

    Will retail for £225 | 55% discount

    Includes:
    • 25× Ezl phone stand
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    4 backers
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    Pledge £200 or more About US$ 258

    Corporate gift: 20 Special Branded Ezls

    You will receive 20 Ezl phone stands printed with your company logo or other design (I will contact you for details after the campaign ends).

    Includes:
    • 20× Kickstarter Special Ezl phone stand
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    2 backers
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Funding period

- (48 days)