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Plinth Voted choice of Best Tablet Accessories!

UK Phone Company Three have just published their roundup of Best Tablet Accessories for 2017, and we're delighted to see they have chosen Plinth as their pick of the best in Tablet Stands. See their full article HERE TRY ONE NOW If you don't agree it's better than [...]

By | 2017-08-29T10:57:31+00:00 August 12th, 2017|Design, News, Trends|0 Comments

Plinth is the perfect support for the Nintendo Switch!

Ratan Bawrie with Plinth - the world's most versatile pocket Ipad and Tablet Stand and 13 others. 20 April at 17:52 · Setup #1: - Nintendo Switch with ColorWare Inc. Mystique & Goldrush Matte Joy-Con's - Orzly Accessories Tempered Glass Screen Protector - WaterField Designs (SFBags.com) Switch Cityslicker Grizzly Brown case - TaoTronics TT-BA07 Bluetooth [...]

By | 2017-08-26T19:56:20+00:00 April 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Dragons miss an Opportunity – AJ Joshi doesn’t, and Invests in Plinth

Within an hour of Dragons' Den being broadcast on 28 August 2016, I had a tweet from a chap I'd never heard of - AJ Joshi. A couple of days later we had a lengthy telephone conversation, after which he invited me to meet him at the Institute of Directors in London the following Monday. [...]

By | 2017-09-13T14:13:00+00:00 September 20th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|8 Comments

Plinth Enters the Dragons’ Den!

Runaway success since I took Plinth before 'the Dragons’ in the popular BBC series Dragons' Den, seeking their marketing expertise and investment in the Plinth tablet stand. See how I got on, and what they thought of my design, broadcast on Sunday 28th August 2016, BBC2 at 9pm (now available on iPlayer). You can [...]

By | 2017-09-13T14:13:37+00:00 August 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|8 Comments

Plinth – Environment friendly?

Some customers have asked how environment-friendly Plinth is, so I hope this post answers your concerns. Plinth was designed to give the maximum amount of stability and adjustment for all devices, using the absolute minimum of materials and weight. The standard Plinth is made from only 46g of highly recyclable ABS - an engineering plastic, [...]

By | 2016-10-13T19:34:17+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Design, Environment|2 Comments

Single use Plastics – our responsibility as designers and users

On the day that England is finally forced to join the rest of the UK in charging for disposable plastic bags, I see that before mid-morning #plasticbags is already trending on twitter, which much of the rest of the world is finding (quite rightly) funny. The low price and ease of manufacture of all things [...]

By | 2016-10-13T19:34:17+00:00 October 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

iPad Pro launched – and it will sit happily on a Plinth

December 20th 2015 -update: Here is an iPad Pro and iPhone 6+ sat on Plinths - I've finally got to try one and they are amazingly brilliantly stable.                     I was really pleased to see the launch of the iPad Pro yesterday. These photos show a [...]

By | 2016-10-13T19:34:17+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet Laser, Neon and Bubblegum

We've been doing trials with new materials and new colour combinations, and are delighted to now offer some really cool new versions of the world's best stand for your tablet or phone. Plinth Laser Plinth is already incredibly tough (see it run over by a tractor here), but to achieve this cool translucent model, we've [...]

By | 2016-10-13T19:34:17+00:00 August 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tools move to Barkley Plastics, as Plinth steps up a Gear

As part of our continuing drive to make Plinth better, we have just completed moving the injection mould tools to Barkley Plastics in Birmingham. I have been searching for months to find a company with the right machinery, capability, and perhaps most importantly approach to business and willingness to 'make things happen'. I have high [...]

By | 2015-06-30T12:46:54+00:00 June 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|5 Comments