The Best in Holiday 2012 Gift Finds: Uncommon custom iPhone cases tops in category

The Best in Holiday 2012 Gift Finds is an ongoing series until December that celebrates the practical to the extravagant, the unusual to the commonly needed items of everyday life.

From food, wine and spirits to beauty, clothing and even home goods and appliances, we have been trying and testing and ultimately weeding out the good stuff you should consider for giving this holiday season. Take us shopping with you.

The Uncommon line of custom iPhone cases is hands down the best gift for anyone with this device.  Whether you own an older 3S, or iPhone 4 or the new iPhone 5, they can take any image and make a resilient case that slides on perfectly for you to make your cell phone a truly unique accessory.


Why we love it:

American made and under $40 for most personalized items. These on-demand digital printed iPhone cases use a process that embeds the image deep in the plastic case – which means that it won’t smear or scratch off.

You can feature your favorite photos or even your artwork on Uncommon iPhone 4/4S customizable cases. This made in the USA product takes your selected image using their proprietary 3D TATT® printing process that ensures your case features a vivid, long-lasting design that you’ll be proud to show off 24/7.


Uncommon iPhone 4/4S cases are constructed of the highest quality blend of polymers to protect your phone from damage.

Uncommon’s new iPhone 5 cases are available now at Their iPhone 5 collection is configured to the unique dimensions, look and feel of the iPhone 5 and allow you to stand out in the crowd. The iPhone 5 styles include: iPhone 5 Capsule Case $39.95, iPhone 5 Deflector $34.95, and the iPhone 5 Black Bezel Deflector $34.95.

iPhone 5 Capsule Case, $39.95
    •       Easy two-piece slide on and off design
    •       Remove bottom piece only for easy docking
    •       Black bezel to protect your screen
iPhone 5 Deflector Case, $34.95
   •       Super slim, one-piece snap-on case
   •       Easy access to all device functions
iPhone 5 Black Bezel Deflector Case, $34.95
   •       Super slim, one-piece snap-on case
   •       Easy access to all device functions
   •       Black bezel frames the screen for a polished, sharp look

You can upload anything,  a photo, logo, phrase, name, or monogram. For those that are hard to shop for – you can give them an Uncommon gift card and let the people on your holiday list choose their own design – a very cool option.

You can also choose from Uncommon’s ready-made designs (like IZAK ZENOU, JESSICA HISCHE, HIROSHI FUJIWARA), among other curated art collections.

Uncommon ( is the first personalized iPhone case company and offers a selection of ready-made cases or customized cases where images can be uploaded within minutes online and delivered in just a few days. 

Uncommon is based in Chicago, USA.

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