A Modern Hard Drive Inspired by the Floppy Disk

A Modern Hard Drive Inspired by the Floppy Disk
technology

The floppy disk comes back around in this retro-inspired hard drive

Rob Kleiman
  • 11 march 2016

Seoul-based designer Jin Woo Han didn’t want to be part of the last generation to remember a floppy disk. To honor the old-school technology and modernize the iconic square, his team at Ahhaproject created a modern storage disk that looks just like one. The floppy is an iconic symbol from the canon of data storage solutions, but with the popularity of cloud storage and efficient external hard drives, the hard truth is that it’s obsolete.

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