For many New Yorkers, the after-dinner ritual of loading up the dishwasher is pure fantasy. But while we’re stuck scrubbing away in our under-sized sinks, this fun dish rack from the Whitney museum’s gift shop is a nice reminder as to why we make the compromises we do. The flexible 3D model of Midtown Manhattan comes from Italian designer Luca Nichetto, who was inspired by the scene in the 2010 movie “Inception” where NYC folds into itself “like rubber.”
The silicone dish rack holds plates between its streets and glasses atop its skyscrapers, and can also double as a desk organizer. It measures 14″ x 15.8,” comes in pink, blue, and grey, and retails for $110.
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