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From Clay Tentacle Lanterns to Mollusk-Inspired Illuminators

By: Jennifer Gosnell - Published: Jul 16, 2012
Octopus's eight long and fascinating tentacles have been many an inspiration for architecture, design, fashion and technology. The suctions used on their cool tentacles have been the influence for suction technology. These creatures of the deep have had a major influence over modern creations and culture.

Octopus inspirations come in many forms: there are amazing examples of mollusk lighting, fashion accessories, sea creature furniture, incredible tentacled wall art and sweet headphones. Like sharks, octopus are the source of many legends and often feared for being an evil creature lurking to pull you under. However, they are simple really awesome sea animals and have long been a source of inspiration and curiosity for marine biologists and investigative scientists looking to create something new alike.