|Colored honeycomb from France.*|
Bees and honeycomb patterns can be traditional, or they can be translated into modern items. Forever popular, this is not really a trend, per se, but rather some new takes on an old design. What's old is new again, right?
This is the first image that caught my eye -- honeycomb in copper lacquer:
|Tom Dixon, from Elle Decor Nov 2012|
And here's the next one, two pages later in my Elle Decor. I immediately said, "Oooooooohhh..."
|Arteriors Pendant Lights|
Art installation by Aleksandra Zee:
My shameless inclusion of Alexander McQueen**, with the 2013 line, inspired by bees and beekeeping:
And finally, just to prove our point that vintage is just as relevant, here's some lovely glasses from Etsy:
|From Sweet Potato Jack on Etsy|
*Photo from blogs.voanews.com.
**We're going to have something McQueen in the blog about 95% of the time. We LOVE him and his line, if you can't tell already... And his work (as does his successor's, Sarah Burton's) always inspires us.