Zazzle Partners with Dodocase To Offer An iPad Case That’s Sturdy, Old-Fashioned — And Customizable

Custom product company Zazzle just announced that it’s teaming up with Dodocase, the manufacturer behind what we’ve described as “one of TechCrunch’s favorite iPad cases.”

When I met with Zazzle’s co-founder and Chief Product Officer Jeff Beaver a few months ago, he told me that one of the company’s goals is to partner with local manufacturers. Zazzle is based in the Bay Area (Redwood City, to be precise), and it says that each case produced through this partnership will be “handcrafted in San Francisco.” The company is offering Dodocase iPad cases in the style of hardcover books and iPhone 5 wallets. As with any other product offered on Zazzle, you can customize the cases with your own images and text.

Zazzle writes:

The Dodo bird remains on the list of extinct animals but thanks to DODOcase, bookbinding continues to thrive. DODOcase has expanded and grown their San Francisco operation to include an in house print shop, bookbindery and woodshop. Combining DODOcases’ style and quality with Zazzle’s customization — now that’s something you can hold onto for years to come.

You can browse the selection of iPad cases here.