3D Inception-style desk bends reality

Inception desk

This mind-bending desk is made from wood and steel

Famed for its puzzling plot and distinctive visuals, the 2010 sci-fi film Inception provided the inspiration for this folded desk, created by Greek designer Stelios Mousarris. You'd be forgiven for thinking the intricate design is the product of hours spent in a clever photo editor. But no. The table was created out of steel and wood using 3D printing technology – and it isn't as precarious as it looks.

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Dom Carter

Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.