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  • How it all started.In 2005, essential tpe announced its first product the ultra protection sleeve which resembled their concept of how an insanely great product would look like. In spring 2006, essential tpe was ocially founded by isaiah creative at Taipei. Germinating in a beautiful metropolis, it consisted of a group of local designers and manufacturers with passion

    to deliver their ideas as products.

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    What we believe in.We at essential tpe believe that great products comes only from great designs. We consider every single detail dur-

    ing the design process, and besides form and function, we believe in the perceived atmosphere of our products. We

    endeavor to deliver our best to you through the development of our products while maintaining the highest possible

    quality that reects your personal taste.

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    The mother city and the mother community.We focus on delivering fashionable, easy-to-use, innovative consumer products that reects your lifestyle. After all, we

    are a local company which always support and benefit the local community: We hire local designers, work with local

    manufacturers, and ensure everyone has been fairly paid. Located in Taipei (TPE), our parent company isaiah creative holds the largest designer convention in Taipei and numerous Macintosh communities abroad. We pay tribute to this humanity thru our practice for now and forever, with aim to make the community a more fun and creative place.

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  • Introducing the ultra protection sleeve family.

    First announced in 2005, our ultra protection sleeves had became bestsellers. Nowa-

    days, theyre still preferred by valuable Apple laptop users all over the world. Comes

    with two different designs and 4 different sizes available for all Apple laptops.


    Meet the signature..

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  • Slim, but strong..

    The ultra protection sleeve slim are the latest product line of the ultra protection

    sleeve family. The Sleeve is made with durable, compressed EVA foam embraced

    between a cross-waved, Nylon 1680D outfit and an ultra-soft interior lining which

    protects your laptop from any scratches. Each sleeve are tailored specially for your

    laptop, made with aim to perfectly fit your beloved unit while at the same time

    maintaining a durable, elegant and ballistic look.



    Ultra Protection Sleeve Slim

    Available for Macbook, Macbook Pro

    Price from 44.9 USD

    Macbook, Macbook Pro

    1350 TWD, 368 HKD

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  • Pecha Kucha Night, devised by Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham (Klein Dytham architecture), was conceived in 2003 as a place for

    young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public.

    But as we all know, give a mike to a designer (especially an architect) and youll be trapped for hours. The key to Pecha Kucha Night is its patented system for avoiding this fate. Each presenter is allowed 20 images, each shown for 20 seconds each giving

    6 minutes 40 seconds of fame before the next presenter is up. This keeps presentations concise, the interest level up, and gives

    more people the chance to show.

    Pecha Kucha (which is Japanese for the sound of conversation) has tapped into a demand for a forum in which creative work can

    be easily and informally shown, without having to rent a gallery or chat up a magazine editor. This is a demand that seems to

    be global as Pecha Kucha Night, without any pushing, has spread virally to over 100 cities across the world. Please Come and

    Check out the Pecha Kucha Night Taipei edition, which hold by essential tpes mother company, isaiah creative, at its mother city, Taipei.

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  • Ultra Protection Sleeve

    Available for Macbook, Macbook Air, Macbook Pro

    Price from 39.9 USD

    Macbook, Macbook Air, Macbook Pro

    1200 TWD, 338 HKD

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  • reduce reflection from bright light.enhance color contrast.maintain screen image quality.

    do it all at a time. no compromise.introducing vivid protector ar.probably the best anti-reflection screen protection film for your macbook pro.

    vivid protector ar. macbook pro

    Product will available from July 2009. Price from 35 usd 990248, available for Unibody Macbook Pro 13 and Macbook Pro 15

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  • Hong Kong

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    Office (Kowloon) +852 2395-1838 Unit B, 8/F., Lucky Horse Ind. Bldg., No.64, Tong Mi Rd.

    Wanchai +852 2834-3931 Shop 218-219, 2/F., Computer Center, 130 Hennessy Rd.

    Mongkok +852 2332-6678 Shop 306, 3/F., Mongkok Computer Center, 8 Nelson St.

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