Artist Rob Smith's 'back2root' Revamped USB Keys will Cause Envy

By: Luisa Amanda Gomes - Published: Jun 18, 2010 • References: back2root.deviantart and beautifullife.info
British artist Rob Smith 'back2root' has taken the USB key and embellished it into something incredible. Taking inspiration from steampunk art, Smith has applied the intricate principles of this art form to create these USB drives. Using the intricate parts from eight pocket watches and devoting 12+ hours to each memory stick, Smith has poured in a lot of detail and precision to his functional works of art.

The results of Rob Smith's dedication to these steampunk devices are so amazing that I can’t help but be depressed at the sight of my dull Kingston Traveler flash drive.