The heirloom-grade Model 01 keyboard does away with keyboards' longstanding unfriendliness to the human hands

The Model 01 shifts the design of a typical keyboard. Focusing on the ergonomics of typing, the keyboard’s keys are spread out evenly for your fingers without a large spread. The keyboard scales down the size of a typical keyboard by cutting it in half, making all keys reachable by either hand.


The developers, Keyboardio, first believed this would simply be a hobby project that would take a month at most. This was two and a half years ago. Deciding against going down the quick route, they took their time with the design and learned 3D modeling to bring their image to life. They went through several prototypes and settled on a keyboard that matched the image of a butterfly.

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