Burning CDs is slow and impractical when at a clients site.Â In addition, who wants to leave behind their 16GB flash drive with a mix of personal and professional information?Â With that said, we designed a small pack of drives we could tear and use when needed.Â Since we travel and present files to clients this gives us an easy, inexpensive and creative way to leave files with the client.
The design lends itself to the old-school flyers you’d see around town for a local band playing at a pub or someone looking to offer odd-job services.Â The physical form factor says it all…quick, easy, here-ya-go.
Each pack of four is recycled paper used as it’s chassis/case and COB memory and USB connector (Chip On Board) for the memory.Â Each tab is perforated for easy tear and use functionality.
The designer Kurt Rampton of Bolt Group offers the drives in a couple different
Markus Bischof is a Germany craftsman who’s recently applied his skills to the creation of hand crafted USB drives.
Made from extremely old wood and veneers it’s hard to believe a single tree hasn’t been (recently) cut down for it’s creation. Rather, the materials used, come from old wood collections where the wood is as hard as stone and incredibly smooth to the touch. For example some USB drives where made from an old pipe organ built in 1839 and dismantled years ago.
It’s clear these materials aren’t collected from local trees but rather hand crafted and hold a historical past from the materials used.
The image above is a sample shot which the German Bundesumweltminister (Federal Environment Minister) ordered as a representative giveaway to the ministers of other countries.