Inception-inspired coffee table bends reality (and a city) in your own home

The ultimate gift for fans of Christopher Nolan's cerebral blockbuster

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As Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Ariadne (Ellen Page) stroll through the streets of Cobb's own dreams, she asks; "What happens when you mess with the physics of it all?"

Ahead, the streets rise up, the horizon shrinks; she's witness to an entire city neatly folding itself in half. This key scene from Christopher Nolan's 2010 blockbuster Inception inspired one designer to mess with the physics of traditional furniture; producing a spectacular coffee table piece which sees a wooden city bend neatly over itself, creating fascinating edges and illusions in the process. 

Created by Cypriot designer Stelios Mousarris, the Wave City Coffee Table was created through a mix of wood, steel, and 3D printing technology. It's a brilliant use of Mousarris' background, having once worked as a modelmaker for Fosters and Partners before establishing his own company Mousarris in 2014.





The scene in Inception it was inspired by:

Only one problem: this limited edition piece will set you back €5000. Hey, it's not our fault we were once told to, "dream a little bigger, darling."