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        Design Inspired by Nature

        Though it may be an unfamiliar term to most people, biomimicry, or looking to nature for design inspiration, is not a new approach to solving design challenges. In fact, its guiding principles have served to inspire architectural works, aviation breakthroughs, and consumer products. This collection of images presents some easily recognized inventions and parallel designs found in nature. In some cases, the natural form inspired the human-made form.

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