Here’s an illusive rug I thought you might find interesting. The company that produces them used a well known pattern that makes perfectly straight and parallel lines seem slanted. It would make a perfect gift for individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder, don’t you think? More “bent” surfaces and floors can be found inside this category.
In order to successfully run highly popular blog such as this one, one has to make early peace with the fact he can’t make everyone happy at all times. There just isn’t that many different old-school illusions to keep your interest (without recycling) – so I have to become creative here and then. Sometimes I […]
If you’re an old time visitor to this site, there’s nothing new for you today – move along ;) This is just something I had to share with our newcomers; for them to see how astonishing and effective simplest of colour patterns can be. Not only does this static picture seem to move as your […]
The Warping Cushion Effect is yet another optical illusion that proves how selected patterns are able to distort the reality we perceive. Just look at the diagonal lines below! Even though they are perfectly straight and parallel, as well as the rectangles they form intersecting, something obviously doesn’t seem right. The warping effect that makes […]
Just by looking at this frame on your right, you would say there is no chance it depicts a perfect rectangle, right? But hang on there for a second! Let me show you what happens if we just remove the wavy frame surrounding the picture… Voila! The inner picture now becomes a perfect rectangle! Be […]
This optical illusion carpet, spotted in a Paris video game store provides an illusion of vortex floor. The effect is achieved by printing bent lines in according manner, just like what we have already seen in Apple exec’s garden. Not only does this carpet messes with your mind, it might also help you actually to […]
There is this guy on Flickr… he recreates strange things using nothing but Lego. Remember the little mushroom-fellow from Super Mario Bros? He seems to be his favorite! But one of his works fully captured my attention. Check out the checkerboard below! In the beginning of this site we’ve introduced Seemingly Bent category (one that […]
Our friends over from Deceptology are coming up with some great optical illusions lately. Check out them bow-legged gentlemen on your right for example! The effect used is relatively simple, one we featured hundreds of times in our Seemingly Bent category. But this time you can see it in more interesting context. The bent lines […]