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The Abyss Table by Duffy London - globally sourced garments.
With multiple layers of stacked glass and wooden slices, Duffy London has built ‘The Abyss Table’, replicating the dramatic depths of an indigo ocean. The design creates a geological cross-section of the sea, completing the table as a 3-dimensional model of a geological map.

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I was looking into sheets of thick glass at my glass manufacturer’s factory, and noticed how the material darkened as they added more layers – the same way the sea does as it deepens. I wanted to use this effect to replicate a real piece of the earth’s sea bed. like a mythical power had lifted a perfect rectangle straight from the earth’s crust to use as his personal ornament.‘ traditional to the design studio’s aesthetic, the furniture piece acts as both a conversation piece as much as it does a functional one. Designer Christopher Duffy describes.

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