How The Ames Room Illusion Works

Estimation,Video 4 September 2014 0 Comments

How The Ames Room Illusion Works

In this brief video from Scientific American, the Ames Room illusion is demonstrated and then completely revealed.  If you are not familiar with an Ames Room, first have a look at this vintage Ames Room illusion photograph.  Now watch the video and see exactly how this trick is done.

Trompe L’oeil Garage Doors

Trompe L'oeil 12 December 2012 0 Comments

Style Your Garage - Tank

If you are tired of having a boring old garage door, consider breathing some life into it with a trompe l’oeil billboard.  Style Your Garage, from Germany, has created a series of posters that can be applied directly to garage doors.  When the doors are closed, it appears that they are open (and more often […]