A331 Beehive Pendant

The A331 Beehive Pendant, designed by Alvar Aalto, creates a warm and diffused illumination when switched on. Its signature design features an ingenious row of perforated steel rings, giving it the distinctive sculptural presence that inspired its nickname "Beehive". 

Overall Dimensions

Diameter:  13"

Height: 11.75"


Canopy Diameter: 4"


Shade is white-painted aluminum with chrome- or brass-plated steel rings. Includes 13' white plastic cable. 


Made in Finland.


Artek's A331 Beehive Pendant was designed by Alvar Aalto in 1953 for the University of Jyväskylä. One of Aato's most recognisable and beloved designs, the Beehive's signature shape consists of a white aluminum shade and plated steel rings that filter the light in an etherial manner. Organic shapes and modern design make this pendant perfect for any space.

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