Space Needle

Reaching New Heights: Padholder's Collaboration with the Space Needle

In the heart of Seattle stands an iconic symbol of innovation and progress: the Space Needle. And behind the scenes of its monumental renovation project in 2019, Padholder played a pivotal role in enhancing the visitor experience. Let's delve into the fascinating case study of Padholder's collaboration with the Space Needle and the creation of a groundbreaking all-clear acrylic iPad stand.

A Local Collaboration

Founded in 2010 in Tacoma, WA, Padholder was just a stone's throw away from the bustling city of Seattle. So, when the opportunity arose to collaborate with the Space Needle on their renovation project, Padholder jumped at the chance. The prospect of contributing to such an iconic landmark was not only thrilling but also deeply meaningful for the Padholder team.

Innovation in Design

The Space Needle project presented a unique challenge: to create an all-clear acrylic iPad stand that seamlessly integrated with the sleek and modern aesthetic of the renovated space. The stand needed to be both functional and visually striking, allowing visitors to interact with the iPad for videos and photos while complementing the Space Needle's futuristic ambiance.

Bringing the Vision to Life

Padholder's team of experts embarked on the task with enthusiasm and creativity. Drawing on their expertise in tablet mounting solutions, they developed a concept for a four-foot-tall stand that would showcase the iPad while providing seamless charging capabilities. To add an extra touch of refinement, Padholder flame polished all the edges of the stand, ensuring a smooth and polished finish that enhanced its visual appeal.

A Source of Pride

Today, the Padholder-designed iPad stand stands proudly within the Space Needle, serving as a testament to the power of collaboration and innovation. For Padholder, seeing their product on display in one of Seattle's most iconic landmarks is a source of immense pride. It's a reminder of their commitment to excellence and their ability to make a meaningful impact in their community and beyond.


The collaboration between Padholder and the Space Needle exemplifies the spirit of innovation and partnership. By combining their expertise and creativity, they have created a truly memorable experience for visitors to this historic landmark. As the Space Needle continues to inspire awe and wonder for generations to come, Padholder stands ready to support its mission with innovative solutions and unwavering dedication.