Labyrinth Coffee Table

Photo credit: Benjamin Nordsmark via Laughing Squid

Most coffee tables are boring, this one is not. Designed by Benjamin Nordsmark, the Labyrinth Coffee Table has a maze underneath the glass top with small figurines you can navigate with magnets underneath. Nordsmark says: “Most people possibly remember from their childhood how they used to play with miniature figures in small universe similar to the real world. And these nostalgic feelings are the ones that the table should generate in people minds and encourage them to explore and go deeper into the story of the labyrinth.” Continue reading for a video and more information.

The table was built up with a main core in steel to make it strong enough to last for decades and was later on covered up with 5 mm. of massive maple wood.

A nice thing about this detail is that the handles stick to all the surfaces on the table because of the magnetisme.