Zephyr mechanical keyboard

The top case is a uni-body design in which is CNC'd out of a solid block of aluminum, and the bottom case plate is interchangeable. This plate can be swapped out with acrylic (clear plastic), artisan plates, metal plates - you name it! 

By default, the bottom case plate is clear plastic, so that the LEDs on the keyboard can glow under the chassis of the case.

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Land of the Dead artisan keycap

Halloween is about to come, and we are preparing to visit Land of the Death. In order to do so, we need to get some token to enter the realm. 

With our knowledge about Land of the Death we design 3 token in a sharp of mechanical keyboard keycap.

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Mid Autumn Festival 

The Mid-Autumn Festival is a harvest festival celebrated by Vietnamese, Chinese, Singapore, Malaysia. Each nation has their own name for the festival like in Vietnam we call it Tết Trung Thu. The festival is held on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar with full moon at night, corresponding to late September to early October of the Gregorian calendar with full moon at night. This is the Mid-Autumn Festival is on October 4th of the Gregorian calendar.

There are four symbols of Mid-Autumn festival that we have in our hand The Moon, The Moon Cake, The Lion (in Lion Dance), and the Moon Rabbit.

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The making of Typewriter

Out of all type of keyboard, mechanical keyboards are still the best in-term of style, performance, and passion of the key clackers. Furthermore, it brings a nostalgic feeling for those who care and enthusiasm about using their finger for typing things.

Take a little bit of rewind. We got ourself an old type writer. Then we started by observing the typewriter in our studio, note down some key points and work on its very first sketches. 

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The next Nebula project

A nebula (Latin for “cloud”; pl. nebulae, nebulæ, or nebulas) is an interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionized gases. Originally, nebula was a name for any diffuse astronomical object, including galaxies beyond the Milky Way. The Andromeda Galaxy, for instance, was once referred to as the Andromeda Nebula (and spiral galaxies in general as “spiral nebulae”) before the true nature of galaxies was confirmed in the early 20th century by Vesto Slipher, Edwin Hubble and others.

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Guardian of the East keycap

This symbol isn't only present in China, but is seen in all over eastern asian countries such as Japan, Korea, Tibet, Thailand, Burma, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Cambodia and Laos. The name of this Guardian Lion varies from these different countries, like in Japan, it is called Komainu, (Korean Dogs, due to its introduction to Japan from Korea).

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JACKPOT keyset

We were inspired from the number 7 derived from the year 2017, and 777 is also a lucky number. The keyset was also inspired from the slot machine which can possibly bring you luck in this new year. With the sounds of 'kaching!' and a feeling of satisfaction from the clicks and clacks, it *may* make you the luckiest man alive, who knows!?

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CNC keycap

Our first exercise is the keycap with on Lefthanded logo on it. With this exercise we worked on material, light direction as well as the shape of the keycap."

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Starry Night keyset

The first keyset by Jelly Key team was named Starry Night after the name of an oil painting by Van Gogh as the team was inspired by the color of that masterpiece. That inspiration has continued to nourish the team’s creativity that led to the work of keyset. 

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