A Very Lively House

Ambiguous 7 January 2016 0 Comments

A Very Lively House

This interesting house has features that make it appear to look like a face.  The two rounded windows on the roof look like eyes and the woodwork located over the window resemble a smiling mouth.  When I saw this pictures, I almost noticed the face before the actual architecture.  I would be curious to know […]

The Architect by Erik Johansson

Impossible 28 May 2015 0 Comments

The Architect by Erik Johansson

Here is one of the latest captured ideas from photographer and retoucher Erik Johansson.  The paradoxal geometry of the house leads to quite a bit of confusion as you admire it.  Is the man sitting at the table inside his home or outside? To see another interesting house that uses a similar technique, be sure […]

Christmas Tree Optical Illusion

Miscellaneous 26 December 2012 1 Comment

Christmas Tree Optical Illusion

Patrick Kruger from Seattle brought a 14 foot Christmas tree home that would not fit into his house.  So he naturally did what anyone else would do…  he cut the top of the tree off and attached it to his roof.  A few deceptively placed shingles help create the effect that the tree is busting […]

House I by Roy Lichtenstein

Ambiguous,Video 20 September 2012 0 Comments

House I by Roy Lichtenstein

Roy Lichtenstein was an American pop artist whose style was influenced by both popular advertising and comic books.  He created a sculpture titled House I for the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden in Washington D.C. in 1998.  The house, constructed with fabricated and painted aluminum, appears to be normal when viewed from a fixed […]

Leaning House

Forced Perspective 17 July 2012 1 Comment

Leaning House

Why would a home builder construct houses at such an angle?  Surely a leaning house, such as this one, would be somewhat difficult to live in. To see another house that would be difficult to live in, you might want to revisit Orosz’s Corner House.  This forced persepctive photograph is courtesy of Panoptikum.