Hive: A Biodegradable 3D-Printed Shade by Plumen

Plumen has teamed up with designer Luke Deering to create a bespoke shade specifically for their unique lightbulbs. Hive is a biomorphic, biodegradable, 3D-printed shade inspired by the natural structure of honeycombs. The shade works to frame the bulbs, allowing them to shine through and adding to their beauty.

Through the latest 3D-printing technology, Hive is printed in PLA bioplastic that’s 90% recycled plastic and other plant-based resources. In the end the shade will biodegrade within six months, closing its circle of life completely.