We’re sure you would like to bring some nautical wonder into your house with the Abyss Table, indeed a spectacular coffee table that mimics the depths of the ocean with stacked layers of wood and glass. The table is made by popular London-based furniture design company Duffy London; the limited-edition quantity makes a geological cross-section as fascinating as the sea, completing the table as a three-dimensional representation of a geological map. With the significant price of £5,800 (approximately $10,000), the Abyss Table is as much a work of art as a functional piece of furniture.

The Founder Christopher Duffy says, I was looking into sheets of thick glass at my glass manufacturer’s factory, and I noticed that how the material darkened as they added more layers the similar way the sea does as it deepens. I got an idea to use this effect to replicate a real piece of the earth’s sea bed. Similar to a mythical power had lifted an accurate rectangle straight from the earth’s crust to use as his personal ornament.” The Christopher Duffy is famous for creating inventive and idiosyncratic products that combine art and function. The perfect examples is of their creative furniture designs comprise a Little Red Riding Hood-inspired table with axe legs, a coffee table supported by floating balloons, and a playful swing table with hanging chairs.

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