We've always been fans of Tord Boontje's baroque intricate patterns, a playful merging of flora and fauna silhouettes that is all about form and shadow. He's taken that signature style and graced the netbook category HP Mini 110 with a new "Imprint 3D" pattern design of his work, making it perhaps the most designer-centric netbook out there...
The just barely over 1" thin HP Mini 110 features a 10.1-inch, mercury-free LED display, keyboard that is about 92% the size of a real keyboard, and comes preinstalled with Windows 7 Starter. Tord Boontje has also designed 15 wallpapers, a screen saver, and a Stardock MyColors desktop theme specifically for the the HP Mini 110 to complete the package.
But the real feature worth noting is the debut of HP Imprint 3-D, a 3-D PC surface technology which allows multiple layers of pattern or design to be embedded into the surface to create an element of dimensions and shadow. Think of those glass embedded paperweights you can often find at gift or drugstores and you've got the idea. We're expecting a future blitz of layered menageries and design from HP and others, perhaps hopefully offering the option to upload your own images/design for a customized machine in the near future.
More details about the HP Mini 110 by Studio Tord Boontje here.