The Way to the Top

Impossible 12 November 2012 0 Comments

The Way to the Top by Erik Minnema

Impossible scenes are always welcome on this site.  We have previously featured impossible items such as triangles, stairs, nuts and tennis courts.  The following photograph represents an impossible chess board.  The modified board appears to be a flat surface.  But something is odd about it.  The pawn in the lower left corner looks as if […]

D for Deceive by Tang Yau Hoong

Impossible 7 November 2012 0 Comments

D for Deceive by Tang Yau Hoong

Tang Yau Hoong is a visual artist and graphic designer from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia who loves simplistic design.  Many of his works incorporate elements of illusion and surrealism.  In his impossible design below titled “D for Deceive”, the person walking up the staircase will be shocked to discover that they did not ascend upon reaching […]

Engineer’s Nightmare by Jos Leys

Impossible 27 August 2012 0 Comments

Engineer's Nightmare by Jos Leys

To call this stairway construction an engineer’s nightmare would be an understatement.    Start on the pathway at the bottom and climb down the stairs.  As you do so, you actually are moving up the building.  Be thankful that you are not the person tasked with constructing this bizarre series of stairs. To see more impossible […]

Impossible Stairs by Andreas Aronsson

Impossible 3 August 2012 0 Comments

Impossible Stairs by Andreas Aronsson

If you tried to walk up or down these stairs to get to the top or the bottom, you would find yourself walking for a very long time. This is a variation of the Penrose Stairs created by Lionel and Roger Penrose in 1959. More of Andreas Aronsson’s impossible figures can be viewed on his […]