It's some much needed innovation for a product whose last major innovation was a reservoir tip, added 70 years ago.
So why hexagons? “There’s a reason why honeycombs are the shape they are, and why snake scales move the way they do. It’s because hexagons are strong, symmetrical, and tessellate perfectly," says Filip Sedec, founder and inventor of Hex. "They’re one of nature’s go-to shapes for anything needing to be at once lightweight, and incredibly strong. That’s why the structure of Graphene – the thinnest, strongest material we know of today is ... you guessed it, hexagonal.”