Philippe Starck‘s designs range from interior designs to mass produced consumer goods such as toothbrushes, chairs, and even houses, so why not to use that talents on a hard drive? In cooperation with the premier manufacturer of the high quality digital storage – LaCie, a French product designer announced the Blade Runner, a desktop hard drive.
Starck’s influence is evident from the complex design concept to the hands on manufacturing process. We can use the Blade Runner on every desktop, in home office, study or media room. Its strange appearance that resembles like radiator with space for air circulation is little more than just an external hard drive. Sturdy aluminum exterior shields preserves the hard drive from overheating, and provides security for safeguarding essential data.
LaCie Blade Runner have an LED power button in the form of Starck’s signature symbol that glows to indicate activity.
Fitted with a high speed USB 3.0 interface La Cie Hard Drive Blade Runner comes with 4TB of space and 10GB of Wuala Secure complimentary cloud storage. If you want to pay a little more than an ordinary hard drive just for look, for $299 you’ll get a powerful and secure external hard drive. Better, hurry up, only 9,999 pieces are made, and the product page already says it’s out of stock.