New Look for System76 Thelio

Sep 21, 2022

System76 has given their already stellar Thelio desktop computer a redesign by way of the chassis accent panel.

Carl Richell, CEO of System76 had an epiphany. He says, “I was waiting in line for a COVID test and I was staring at the wood trim in my car, wondering how long it would all take. I stared hard enough to the point where I started thinking about the wood-to-metal ratio, and how modern the design felt with only a little bit of wood.”

This inspiration led Richell to cutting down on the wood veneer not only for a sleeker, more modern look, but also to make the build process of the chassis more efficient. With a slimer piece of wood veneer, the process takes much less precision to accomplish, which results in greater consistency and reduces the number of extrusions from 4 to 2. The wood (as well as other materials) is sourced within the US and for every Thelio purchased, System76 plants a tree through the National Forest Foundation.

Along with the slimmer veneer, the Thelio has picked up more color variations for the wood, which is also swappable to allow users to change the look of their desktop whenever they choose. Colors include Neptune Blue, Martian Red, and Farout Pink.

Check out the new look and purchase your Thelio from the official System76 site.

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