Octopus Anamorph by Truly Design

Anamorphosis 23 February 2015 0 Comments

Octopus Anamorph by Truly Design

This anamorphic octopus mural was painted by Mach505 of Truly Design at SAMO, the artistic hub of Torino, Italy.  He spent two weeks searching for the best way to break up the tentacles of the green beast in the best way possible. Additional photographs of this painting can be found below.

Minotaur Anamorph by Truly Design

Anamorphosis 19 January 2015 0 Comments

Minotaur Anamorph by Truly Design

Truly Design was asked to create this anamorphic installation for Burning Giraffe Art Gallery in Turin, Italy.  Describing this project, they indicated that: “We chose the minotaur because of its double human and animal nature, the latter being that of a bull, symbol of our hometown Torino.  The minotaur lives secluded in its labyrinth, as […]

Hidden Animals Optical Illusion

Hidden Objects 27 October 2014 0 Comments

Hidden Animals Optical Illusion

Art Directors Anaïs Boileau and Samuel Volk oversaw the production of this recent advertisement for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) called Botanimal.  The copy that accompanies the ad (which can be seen in the lower right corner, but is much too small to read here) is as follows: “Donate to save a tree and save […]

Pacific Life Pavement Chalk Art

Anamorphosis,Video 13 October 2014 0 Comments

Pacific Life Pavement Chalk Art

While watching the Michigan State vs. Purdue football game this past weekend (Michigan State won 45-31), a commercial for the insurance company Pacific Life came on during one of the breaks.  It took me about half way through the commercial before I realized that the subject matter of the advertisement was a three dimensional anamorphic […]

Jeep’s Animal Optical Illusions

Upside Down 11 September 2014 0 Comments

Jeep's Animal Optical Illusions

International advertising agency Leo Burnett created a series of three topsy-turvy optical illusion images for an ad campaign for Jeep.  Each of the designs features an image of an animal with the tag line “See whatever you want to see.” printed beneath the Jeep logo. When the designs are turned upside down, the animal transforms […]

Bar Code Zebra

Miscellaneous 7 August 2014 0 Comments

Bar Code Zebra

This interesting illustration, inspired by the art of Thomas Barbèy, shows a zebra that appears to be melting into what looks like a bar code.  To create this piece, Nevit Dilmen started with an actual photograph of a zebra taken at Copehagen Zoo.  He then digitized it and manipulated the stripes to come up with […]

Kölner Zoo Logo

Hidden Objects 4 August 2014 0 Comments

Kölner Zoo Logo

It probably goes without saying that we love logos that feature optical illusions or other hidden objects.  The logo presented below is for the Kölner Zoo in Germany.  It features a green elephant with a star for an eye.  Closer examination of the logo, however, reveals a few hidden objects.  Do you see them? In […]