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The tré | Apple Bluetooth Magic Trackpad and Keyboard Tray

This products was born out of necessity. I was a longtime Macbook (going back to when they were iBooks) user, and when ergonomics forced me to move to a desktop workstation I couldn’t adjust from the . Apple’s Magic Keyboard and Trakpad are great but with the angle they’re designed with they couldn’t be used the laptop keyboard/trackpad worktop configuration. After lots of testing with different designs, materials, and production methods we finally found the perfect balance of form and function and the tré was born.

The tré is designed to be a minimal, elegant Keyboard and Trackpad Tray for Apple Magic Keyboard and Magic Trackpad 2. A simple yet powerful device that allows you to harness the incredible power of the Apple Magic Keyboard and Magic Trackpad 2 to bring the comfort, convenience, and efficiency of a laptop keyboard/trackpad configuration to your couch, mobile, or desktop environment. Precisely carved from a premium synthetic material for a lightweight, durable base, and lovingly hand-finished, to bring function and style to any work station. The recess in the in tré accommodates the angled design of the Magic Trackpad and Keyboard to hold the devices completely flat to give you flush, seamless worktop just like the configuration of your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air. Apple devices not included.


To bring laptop comfort and efficiency to the Magic Trackpad and Keyboard. To bring a simple minimal design to your workstation to inspire efficiency and good work.

Designed, manufactured, hand-finished, and shipped by PurposeMade in Milwaukee, WI. 

CNC routed from premium foam PVC for a finished product that is that is more durable, lightweight, and stable than wood or bamboo.

Hand finished with care and purpose. Slim cork bumpers on the bottom to keep your work surface sleek and in place. 

10.08” (25.6cm) x 11.48” (29.16cm) x .55” (1.4cm)

This product is handmade and will have some irregularities in the finish that won’t affect the performance or quality of the device.

This product works with the Apple Magic Keyboard and Magic Trackpad 2 (it does not currently work with the Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad) These devices can be used with.

  • iMac
  • Mac Pro
  • Macbook Pro and MacBook Air
  • iPhone
  • iPad
  • Apple TV 
  • Mobile Devices
  • PC


Will this work with X device?
The tré bluetooth keyboard and trackpad tray just works with Apple Magic Keyboards and Trackpad 2 Tray for now, and connectivity is dependent on compatibility with those devices. The Apple Magic Keyboards work as a bluetooth keyboard with many models of computer, mobile, or tablet. Some features are limited to iOS and MacOS. Magic Trackpad 2 works on both Mac and other desktop operating systems as an alternative to a mouse. Some features only work with MacOS. Contact us if you have any questions.

Does the tray interfere with the connectivity of the devices?
No, we’ve tested this extensively and haven’t had issues with the tray interfering with the bluetooth connection of the devices to the computer.

Can I charge the devices while they’re in the tray?
In a word, no, but to the credit of the amazing designers, developers and engineers at Apple, the batteries in the Magic Keyboard and Trackpad have an extremely long life. In our experience, with heavy daily use the keyboard’s charge will last a few months, and the trackpad several weeks. So charging happens so rarely it’s rarely a functional concern. To keep the design of the tré Magic Keyboard and Trackpad 2 Tray as minimal and elegant as we could we haven’t extended the thicknesses to accommodate charging cord access while they’re in the tray. We recommend pulling the devices out of the tray and charging them overnight after they get below 10%. 

Do you make this out of wood/bamboo? Why foam PVC?
We don’t, and believe us we tried. The challenges with using natural material like wood or bamboo is that they are not stable when machined to such a minimal profile, and they expand, contract, and warp depending on moisture and temperature in a given environment. Foam PVC is a stable, lightweight, and durable material that can be worked and finished just like wood. We found that with the current method of production this produces the highest quality we can get the tré Magic Keyboard and Trackpad 2 Tray to. 

How do the trackpad and keyboard stay in the tray?
The tré Magic Keyboard and Trackpad 2 Tray is designed to hold the devices in place snugly without clips or latches. To get the devices in place just slide one edge in the pocket and give the device a little tap to get it in place. The tray is designed with a little groove to easily pull the devices back out. 

Will my palms interfere with the device or errantly click the trackpad while working?
In short, yes. If you use ‘tap to click’ to click on an object with a soft touch without actually depressing the trackpad button then we have seen errant inputs from the palms while typing. To help we have created an acrylic bumper that helps with this issue, and we send one with every order.

Setting up your tré.

Adding the trackpad bumper.