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By on July 19, 2008, with 36 Comments

A Dodecahedron is a 12 faced polyhedron with 20 verticals and thirty edges. It’s a 3D geometric object. You can see the example in the first image below. The optical illusion behind this installment is obvious only when you see the second photo. Dodecahedron Optical Illusion is composed of a bunch of random floating chunks of wood. As they appear to be randomly spread around the area, when viewed from the correct angle they form a perfect Dodecahedron. More precisely, this installment is created from dozens of seemingly random positioned parts that obtain cohesive structure only when viewed from certain angle. Bunch of similar examples can be found on this site. Starting from Felice Varini’s circles, all the way to Bicycle Installment and that strange installment from Hungary. I’m not quite sure who is the artist behind this amazing illusion, but if you find some info, be sure to share through comments.

  • Anonymous

    Nice one :)
    Keep up the good work.

  • Anonymous

    Very interesting.

  • Tinderbox

    sweet, good effort


    1st comment!

    • jeremy

      its funny that a couple of you said first comment, when you weren’t even close

  • Lacrosse Lover

    1st comment? That must take so much patience to do!!! Very clever. Nice illusion

  • Paige

    I love these! They are so cool.

  • Anonymous


  • Anonymous

    wow, but I’d hate to be the one to put that together! My worst nightmare!

  • Anonymous

    kool illusion.. must have taken aggggeeeesssss 2 construct!

  • mike

    thats amazing! theres only one lsight flaw on the top most wood beam, other then that its perfect

    (1st comment?!)

  • Beth

    This is so cool, these are some of my favorite kinds of illusions. I love the circles too!

  • Anonymous

    Wow! It’s hard to believe it’s made from individual pieces.

  • David and Kathy Washburn

    Very cool. Makes you wonder what else you could create this way.

  • Anonymous

    @3, 4, 9:
    No, you weren’t the first comment. You fail. Even if you were, it’s a waste of cyberspace to announce it triumphantly.

    Very cool illusion.

  • Anonymous

    If you plan to make a structure like that, just forget it! :-)


  • Anonymous

    Awesome! Altho it mite hav been hard 2 build

  • Anonymous

    Why do people always say “1st comment!”. Who cares? You are retards.

    Cool illusion! :P

  • Anonymous

    Very awesome!!

  • Anonymous

    You guys trying to get first need to lay off it. You dont get it and you just look stupid.

  • Michael

    Wow, who has time for this kind of thing?

  • Anonymous

    It’s missing an edge.

  • Maveric1122

    This looks cool. I wonder how they did this.

  • sannaha

    Very nice, that you have shown this Pictures. Feels like home, because this one stands neaar a castle in the city i live…
    A better picture you can find here

  • I shan’t tell you my name!

    I’m sure that can only be done at a certain angle. That’s splendid!

  • Anonymous

    That is absolutely amazing

  • Greeng11

    it is missing a part of it at the right side at the top.

  • sizwe

    shame you can only see it from one angle

  • sizwe

    cool :D

  • alexmurcer

    Well finally i found it!!! U can see the shadows of the damn thing on the wall !!!!! that’s why he put this image in Blackandwhite !!! to confuse shadows with the damn thing !

  • EdwardCullensGal

    Aagh… math…

  • jeremy

    its funny that a couple of you said first comment, when you weren’t even close. even if you we’re, would it really make you feel that cool? get a life

  • jeremymercer

    otherwise.. cool illusion

  • tiffany longacre

    wow cool illustion of the ball

  • Sanyo Seiki

    Wow! Mind blowing!

  • Chriss

    Hello everybody!!

    I know more about this pic…
    Watch this link for more Info


    It is my hometown so i’am very happy that you like it.


  • Jigille