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The use of optical illusions in advertising to coax a second viewing
Implications - In today’s highly ad-saturated media, some agencies argue that capturing consumer attention is best done through confusion rather than being simple and direct. Using techniques like optical illusions relies on the hope that consumers will be compelled to take a second look.
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Body Paint Illusions - Emma-Jane Cammack Camouflage Art
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Viral 156,625 Clicks Pub: Aug 13, 08
Body Paint Illusions
Emma-Jane Cammack Camouflage Art
The body paint art of UK-based freelancer Emma-Jane Cammack is extraordinary. The artist extends her creative boundaries into illusionary artwork where the human body melds into the main picture. The subject… [More]
Optical Illusion Wallpaper - Warped Wall Coverings
SCORE: 6.9
Viral 181,052 Clicks Pub: Oct 23, 07
Optical Illusion Wallpaper
Warped Wall Coverings
This warped wallpaper might make you feel a bit delusional, even if you haven’t indulged in any recreational mind expanders. It was created by Tom Hanke, a German artist who custom prints the papers… [More]
Optical Illusion Photos - Perfect Angle Photography
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Viral 33,390 Clicks Pub: Nov 29, 07
Optical Illusion Photos
Perfect Angle Photography
This incredible gallery shows a collection of "20 Photographs Taken at the Exact Right Angle," causing distorted illusions for entertainment value. "They say timing is everything, but some photographs… [More]
3D Illusion Chalk Drawings II - The Work of Kurt Wenner
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Viral 93,512 Clicks Pub: Jun 14, 08
3D Illusion Chalk Drawings II
The Work of Kurt Wenner
Kurt Wenner, born in Ann Arbor, Michigan is a master chalk artist who originally worked for NASA. At NASA, we worked as an advanced scientific space illustrator. But then, Wenner moved to Italy where… [More]
Optical Illusion Ads - Touch Someone with a Letter
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Hot 13,283 Clicks Pub: Apr 10, 08
Optical Illusion Ads
Touch Someone with a Letter
This warming image comes from The Australian Postal Service. The text in the background of the image appears to be wrapping around the hugging couple. It says, "If you really want to touch someone, send… [More]
Optical Illusion Decor - Felice Varini's 3D Rooms
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Warm 21,238 Clicks Pub: Sep 14, 08
Optical Illusion Decor
Felice Varini's 3D Rooms
Swiss artist, Felice Varini does not digitally manipulate pictures. What he is incredibly good at is painting walls, ceilings and floors such that optical illusions form when viewed at certain angles.… [More]