BookArc möd for MacBook

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A stand that coordinates with your room as well as it matches your MacBook.

BookArc möd is a meticulously crafted hardwood MacBook stand that blurs the lines between furniture and technology. Inspired by the remarkable spaces many MacBook owners inhabit, this beautiful arc-shaped stand elevates your MacBook up off your desk for a clean workspace. Delivered in museum-quality packaging, this impressive stand looks more like a fixture for your home than an accessory for your Mac.

The story behind BookArc möd

A compact notebook. A comfortable desktop.
Same MacBook. 

MacBooks are amazing mobile computers – but why not stretch out when you’re home? BookArc möd invites you to dock your MacBook in a luxury wood stand and use your MacBook like a desktop when you’re at home. Connect a widescreen external monitor and your favorite keyboard + mouse and notebook mobility becomes desktop luxury. (Apple calls this feature “closed-clamshell mode” – we call it the best of both worlds).

Two screens have you seeing double?

Do you have two screens (your MacBook Display and an external Display) fighting for desktop space and your attention? Try making your external Display your only Display by closing your MacBook and running it in Closed Clamshell mode. Just like that, you have a minimal, more spacious workspace and more importantly, your eyes will be focused on one screen, rather than bouncing between two. Your MacBook parked in BookArc möd can help you stay laser-focused on the project before you, while freeing up valuable desk space. You’re welcome.

Using MacBook in Closed Clamshell Mode

Inspired by the masters of furniture design.

Design inspiration for BookArc möd comes from mid-century modern classics like the unparalleled Eames Lounge Chair and the incredible Cherner Armchair. We chose hardwoods and wood finishes that complement most any room or studio this elegant arc will live in. Along with great looks, this heirloom quality stand is designed with future MacBooks in mind. BookArc möd comes with two soft, interchangeable silicone inserts to fit your MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and MacBook Pro with Retina display.

Finishes that complement your space.

BookArc möd comes in two gorgeous color options for an even better fit with your environment. Choose from a light, bright Birch, or a rich, dark Espresso. Both are made with quality hardwoods and look amazing next to the aluminum MacBook. Each BookArc ships with inserts designed to hold MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and MacBook Pro with Retina display. Which will you choose?

  • BookArc möd Espresso
  • BookArc möd Birch

BookArc möd Specs

BookArc möd

Height: 3 inches (7.5 cm)
Width: 5 inches (12.75 cm)
Depth: 10.15 inches (25.8 cm)
Weight: 0.5 pounds (.22 kg)


MacBook Air (11 and 13-inch)
MacBook Pro (13 and 15-inch)
MacBook Pro with Retina display (13 and 15-inch)

BookArc möd FAQs

How to use your MacBook in Closed Clamshell Mode [video]

Ok, now why would I want to use my MacBook closed?

Many reasons, but basically it boils down to wanting a portable notebook on the road, and a comfortable desktop computer at home. Using your MacBook closed on a BookArc while connected to your favorite widescreen monitor, keyboard and mouse is truly the best of both worlds.

What Apple Portables can work closed while attached to an external display?

According to Apple, all MacBooks, MacBook Pros, MacBook Air and PowerBook G4s can work in Closed Clamshell mode. More info directly from Apple can be read here.

Will Twelve South offer a replacement BookArc möd insert of the 2016 MacBook Pro models?

No, we will not be making new inserts for the discontinued BookArcs, including BookArc möd.