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Small batch of MacBook Sleeve and MacPads, made in-house by our craftsmen in Lahore.
Small batch of MacBook Sleeve and MacPads, made in-house by our craftsmen in Lahore.
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A month ago we have been reached by Kickstarter to be part of the “Make 100” project, an initiative that inspired us to craft 100 new products. We recently built our in-house workshop in Lahore and Kickstarter’s Make/100 initiative seemed like the perfect way to launch our MacBook accessories in a small batch.

 

About the collection

We believe that the MacBooks have become the primary tool for modern creatives. They effect how we consume, learn and create things. At Markhor, we want to enhance your experience of using them everyday by introducing all new accessories.

These are absolutely beautiful, water-resistant and lightweight.


Markhor Sleeve:
a beautiful sleeve that is lightweight, water resistant and protects your MacBook 12″/13″/15″ or the iPad 12.9″.

Mouse Pad XL: a premium oversized leather pad for any type of Mouse / Trackpad.

Markhor MacPad: a truly unique leather pad that gives a comfortable typing and drawing experience. (Available in plain and foldable style)

Pencil Sleeve: a beautiful leather sleeve for your Apple Pencil or other writing/drawing instrument.

 

 


Markhor Sleeve is designed on the philosophy of doing one thing well. It’s made of felted wool material which makes it a perfect lightweight, water resistant protector of your MacBook. The closure is made of leather with magnets for grip. The back pocket allows you to carry additional iOS devices that you might want to take along. And you can be certain of the craftsmanship that went into making these.

Available in three colors, White, Tan, and Black.

 

Specifications

Form Factor: Sleeve
Materials: Full-Grain Cow Leather, Felted Wool
Length* : 23.5-inch (59.6 cm)
Width* : 11.5-inch (29.2 cm)
Height: 0.74-inch (1.89 cm)
MacBook 12″/13″/15″ or the iPad 12.9″ 

 

 


For dozens of mouse sizes, there is only one Mouse Pad you need. And that is extra large. It can even take a cup of coffee alongside.

  

Specifications:

Form Factor: Pad
Materials: Full-Grain Cow Leather, Felted Wool
Width: 9.5-inch (24.1 cm)
Length: 11.5-inch (29.2 cm)
Height: 0.74-inch (1.89 cm)
Any type of Mouse or Trackpad


We love our MacBooks. While we always wanted to have Sleeves for them, we actually didn’t know that we needed a MacPad. When Dilawar joined us full time he made one for the fun act of decorating the space around his new MacBook. A week later all of us had one.

We suddenly realized just how good it felt to actually use the product. We all share tables for work nowadays. By having a separate space of your own that only you can control on that shared table provides the extra nudge for creativity.

MacPad comes in two variations. Foldable that you can carry along with your MacBook. And large, for your stationery desk at office or home.

Available in three colors, White, Tan, and Black.

 

 

 

Specification

Form Factor: Foldable Pad, Portable
Materials: Full-Grain Cow Leather, Cellulose Board, Suede Leather Lining,
Length* : 19.5-inch (49.5 cm)
Width* : 12.5-inch (31.7 cm)
Weight* : 0.38 kg (0.85 lbs) 
Thickness: 3.25 mm
MacBook 12″/13″/15″ or the iPad 12.9″

 

 


MacPad is designed for those who spend many hours in front of a large screen. The MacPad works as a focal point, to assist in decluttering and enhance your workplace and productivity Just like the foldable MacPad, it gives a comfortable typing and drawing experience.

Available in three colors, White, Tan, and Black. 

Specifications 

Form Factor: Hard Pad, Plain
Materials: Full-Grain Cow Leather, Cellulose Board, Suede Leather Lining
Length: 23.5-inch (59.6 cm)
Width: 11.5-inch (29.2 cm)
Weight: 0.47 kg (1 lbs)
Thickness: 3.25 mm



A beautiful leather cover for your Apple Pencil or favorite pen. Single piece leather, hand stitched with matching high-quality cotton thread.

 

 

 

 

  • We don’t use markhor animal skin (leather). This species is endangered.
  • We have strict requirements for any animal products we use.
  • We don’t trade in exotic animal skins (leather), or use materials from vulnerable or endangered species.
  • We don’t use leather from some countries, because of the poor treatment of animals.
  • We only accept leather products from animals that have been bred for meat production.

 

 

We love Kickstarter, this is where Markhor was born! It is amazing that support from you guys can mean the difference between a good idea and a great reality for teams like us. Your support will help us place the order for materials, tools and hire 1-2 more people like Dilawar Hussain in our team.

Below; our founder Waqas Ali hand delivering rewards to the backers of our first Kickstarter campaign.

  

April 2017 – Kickstarter ends

May 2017 – Procurement of materials

June 2017 – Shipping first batch of up to 300 units

July 2017 – Shipping to rest of the backers

We will ship complete units from our fulfillment facility in Lahore to anywhere around the world. Once shipped, you will receive an email along with tracking information of your rewards.

United States: $10. The package will be sent using FedEx International Priority for 1–5 day delivery.

Pakistan: Free. The package will be sent using TCS for 1-2 day delivery.

International: $15. Depending on your country the package will be sent using FedEx International Priority or DHL Express Worldwide and delivered within 5–7 days.

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Risks and challenges

We have been using these products internally for quite some time now. The finished products which we thought were good enough to ship are with us. We need money to procure materials in bulk and start making more.

Since we are doing everything in-house, we don’t run the risk of a factory negotiation going to an abrupt end. All in all, we are super excited to bring you on board with these.

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    Pencil Sleeve

    A beautiful Sleeve for your Apple Pencil. Handcrafted using full-grain leather. Choose color and size later.

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    Markhor Mouse Pad XL

    A premium oversized leather mouse pad for any type of Mouse / Trackpad. Choose colors later.

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    Markhor Sleeve for MacBook 12"/13"/15" made with premium felted wool and full-grain leather. Only 70 available. Choose color and size later.

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    Early backer — Markhor MacPad

    Markhor MacPad (your choice of foldable or plain), made using full-grain premium leather and cellulose board sheet. Only 50 available. Choose color and size later.

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    Markhor Sleeve for MacBook 12"/13"/15" made with premium felted wool and full-grain leather. Choose color and size later.

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    Markhor Sleeve + MacPad set

    One Markhor Sleeve (for MacBook 12"/13"/15") and one Markhor MacPad (foldable/plain). Choose color and size later.

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    Markhor Mouse Pad + Sleeve + MacPad set

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    10 Sleeves with Your Initials/logo

    10 MacBook Sleeves with your initials or company logo on it. Only 15 available. Choose color and size later.

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    10 MacPads with Your Initials/Logo

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