We're Shopping With a Hive Mentality

The worker-bee geometry of these honeycomb-inspired objects proves that the best design is found in nature.

By Sarah Virginia White
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Honeycomb Lantern

Rippled pink glass fills the polygon panes of the Honeycomb Lantern by Los Angeles designer Marjorie Skouras; from $3,176, marjorieskourasdesign.com.

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Welles Sconce

The blackened-steel globes of the Welles sconce are lined with brass, copper, or nickel to lend a metallic glow; $750 for one, gabriel-scott.com.

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Honeycomb Jacquard

San Diego native Hannah Larson wove this Honeycomb Jacquard as her textile interpretation of crumbling, abandoned beehives; price upon request, behance.net/hannahlarson.

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Sea Life Sculpture

For her hand-carved Sea Life Sculpture, Benicia-based artist Elizabeth Lundburg salvaged wood from a felled poplar tree; $3,000, studio-e-artworks.com. 

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Gem Tables

British designer tom dixon introduces his line of Gem Tables, which are sand-cast in nickel-plated aluminum; from $1,200, arksf.com.

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Build Shelves

The new modular Build Shelves from Movisi comprise individual elements that mix and match to make the perfect form; $235 for six, movisishop.com.

Originally published in the Winter '13 issue of California Home+Design. Click here to subscribe.

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