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The Art of Optical Illusions Book

Miscellaneous 25 November 2020 0 Comments

The Art of Optical Illusions Book

With the holidays approaching, you may find yourself looking for a unique gift idea. You might want to give The Art of Optical Illusions: Deceptions to Challenge the Eye and the Mind a try. The Art of the Optical Illusions, a 224-page hardcover authored by Brad Honeycutt and Terry Stickels, looks at the several forms […]

Optical Illusion Lamp

Miscellaneous 23 November 2020 0 Comments

Optical Illusion Lamp

Viable London is a design studio recognized for its creative diversity and ingenuity. The studio designs furniture, lighting, and products, as well as conceptual installations and exhibitions, and works with international manufacturing companies and private commissions. Their distinctive Titanic Lamp design is sure to bring a “sinking feeling” to your bedroom or living room.

Hallway Optical Illusion

Miscellaneous 14 November 2017 0 Comments

Hallway Optical Illusion

How would you like to walk down this hallway?  It is made entirely out of tiles and while it looks like it is sinking on the right side, it is a perfectly flat surface.   This bizarre hallway can be found at the Casa Ceramica (a tile company, of course) showroom in Manchester, England.  It took […]

Optical Illusion Coffee Mug

Miscellaneous 20 July 2017 0 Comments

Optical Illusion Coffee Mug

I recently came across an interesting coffee mug that is available for sale on Zazzle.  As a fan of optical illusions, I thought it was a very clever design for an otherwise ordinary drinking vessel.  The spatial geometric design gives the illusion that the mug is concave rather than having a truly cylindrical design. If […]

Donald Trump Optical Illusion

Miscellaneous 3 November 2016 0 Comments

Donald Trump Optical Illusion

While searching for some political optical illusions with the upcoming presidential election in the United States, I couldn’t help but laugh out loud when I ran across this one.  Someone was clever enough to draw out the head of Republican presidential candidate (and billionaire) Donald Trump.  Then they got their cat to lay directly on […]

Disturbing Eye Painting

Miscellaneous 31 October 2016 0 Comments

Disturbing Eye Painting

In honor of Halloween, I thought I would post up something that I find to be a little bit on the creepy side.  Some artist (if you know who did this, please let me know and I can add a credit at the bottom of the post) decided to paint a full eye on the […]

12 Black Dots Optical Illusion

Miscellaneous 12 September 2016 0 Comments

12 Black Dots Optical Illusion

Psychology professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka recently posted this optical illusion on his Facebook page, which then made it to Twitter and quickly went viral through a large number of shares and retweets.  If you look at this pattern, you will be able to find 12 black dots.  The problem is, most people are completely unable to […]