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57 Intense Illusions

Illusory Innovations, from Optical Illusion Seating to Hallucinogenic Decor

— April 19, 2010 — Art & Design
Can we really trust what we see? In the case of illusory innovations, such as those shown in this cluster, the answer is often no, regardless of how hard you struggle to make sense of certain images and designs.

Designers are continuing to capitalize on this fact, too, perhaps because the struggle to connect what you see and what you understand draws more engagement from the viewer or customer. Take a break from reality and trick your eyes and mind with this collection of illusory innovations, which includes everything from gravity-defying wine bottles to motion sickness furniture.
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Optical Illusion Apparel
Optical Illusion Apparel
The Applebum 2010 Orange Box Collection is a Visual Feast
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Sprawled-Out Photo Shoots
Sprawled-Out Photo Shoots
Monica Barreneche's Illusory Editorial for Summus Magazine #3
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55
Illusionads For Shoes
Illusionads For Shoes
Scholl Makes Dangerous Slippery Scenarios Safe
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54
Optical Illusion Raingear
Optical Illusion Raingear
Hooded Mackinaw Jacket Appears Demi From a Distance
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53
Magical Closets
Magical Closets
Rafael Morgan Creates Magician-Approved Clothing Storage
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52
Hallucinogenic Photo Shoots
Hallucinogenic Photo Shoots
Brent Chua is Enchanting in 'Extreme Solitude'
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51
Holographic Illusions
Holographic Illusions
The Graphics Lab 360 Light Display is Out of This World
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50
Extreme Digital Reflections
Extreme Digital Reflections
Canon Optical Image Stabilizer Ads
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49
Optical Illusion Collages
Optical Illusion Collages
Let the Odd Artwork of Eva Eun-Sil Han Amaze Your Eyes
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48
Optical Illusion Tic-Tac-Toe
Optical Illusion Tic-Tac-Toe
The XO Game
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47
Supreme Fashion
Supreme Fashion
Nicole Richie's Red Carpet Gown Channels Diva Diana Ross
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46
Illusory Sneakers
Illusory Sneakers
Pierre Hardy's Perspective Cubes Feature a Freaky 3D Pattern
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45
Optical Illusion Seating
Optical Illusion Seating
The All Wood Minja Kolehmainen 'Side Chair' Looks Like Fabric
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44
Gravity Defying Wine Bottles
Gravity Defying Wine Bottles
The Chain Stand
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43
Fake Battle Injuries
Fake Battle Injuries
DIY Clothing Illusion Creates a Gaping Hole In Your Torso
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42
Illusory E-Shirts
Illusory E-Shirts
'See-Thru-Me' Looks Like LED Lights Are Shining Through Your Torso
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41
Optical Illumination
Optical Illumination
Stuart Haygarth's Eyeglass Chandelier is Exquisite
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40
3d Illusion Shelves
3d Illusion Shelves
The Bjorn Jorund Blikstad Imeuble is Inspired by the Rubik's Cube
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39
Waterfall Furniture
Waterfall Furniture
Optical Glass Designs by Tokujin Yoshioka
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38
Blendtography
Blendtography
Matt Barnes Sells Products With Pictures, Not Words
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37
Fancy Floatographs
Fancy Floatographs
Jan von Holleben Creates Classy Illusions of Floating for 'The Snowbed'
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36
Optical Illusion Furniture
Optical Illusion Furniture
No. 8 Huit Sofa
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35
Optical Illusion Knitwear
Optical Illusion Knitwear
Cooperative Designs F/W 2010 Collection is Not Easy on the Eyes
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34
Circloptical Illusions
Circloptical Illusions
The Felice Varini Circles Overtake Vercorin, Switzerland
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33
Acid Trip Exhibitions
Acid Trip Exhibitions
Tofer Chin's 'Double Dip' Explores the Creative Possibilities of LSD
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Handsy Photography
Handsy Photography
Jan von Holleben Mimics Legendary Artists With "The Great Masters"
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31
Motion Sickness Furniture
Motion Sickness Furniture
The Hypnose Sofa
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30
Optical Illusion Furniture II
Optical Illusion Furniture II
B&B Italia Moon by Zaha Hadid
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29
Optical Illusion Curtains
Optical Illusion Curtains
Swarovski VEIL Has Hidden Mona Lisa
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28
Geek Chic Illusion Drapes
Geek Chic Illusion Drapes
ASCII Computer Code Curtains
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27
Fluttua
Fluttua
Optical Illusion Floating Bed
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26
Pixelated Graffiti
Pixelated Graffiti
Mario Chalk Art
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25
Wall-Mounted Board Games
Wall-Mounted Board Games
Straight Up Chess
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24
Complete Living Cubes
Complete Living Cubes
Jo Nagasaka Creates Paco, the Ultimate Space-Saving Home
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23
Illusory Death Traps
Illusory Death Traps
British Waterways Commissions Street Art to Slow Reckless Bikers
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22
Hallucinogenic Teapot Decor
Hallucinogenic Teapot Decor
The T-Magi Store's Perforated Optical Illusion Wall
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21
Garden Vortexes
Garden Vortexes
The Faulders Studio Deformscape Creates an Unorthodox Optical Illusion
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20
Optical Illusion Seating
Optical Illusion Seating
Mathia Bengtsson's Paper Chair is a Confusing Delight
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19
Photographic Illusions
Photographic Illusions
Michael Kai's ‘This Side Up' Collection
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18
Optical Illusion Shelves
Optical Illusion Shelves
The Mini Warp Bookshelf by Onur Mustak Cobanli
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17
Optical Illusion Bikes
Optical Illusion Bikes
Gustavo Huertas' Op ART Bicycle Design Will Cause Car Accidents
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16
Optical Illusion Sportsvertising
Optical Illusion Sportsvertising
Mammoth Mountain Ski Uses Bill(snow)boarding For Attention
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15
Waterfall Sinks 2
Waterfall Sinks 2
CBD Glass Studio Designs
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14
Illusory Invisible People
Illusory Invisible People
Liu Bolin Makes Men Disappear With His Tricky Painting Techniques
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13
Optical Illusion Promotions
Optical Illusion Promotions
McDonald's Coffee Heats Up the Advertising World
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12
Optical Illusion Photos
Optical Illusion Photos
Perfect Angle Photography
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11
Reality Shocktography
Reality Shocktography
10 Images You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped
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10
Urban Illusion Immersion Paintings
Urban Illusion Immersion Paintings
Massive 3D Street Art by Edgar Muller
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9
Perfect Angle Photography
Perfect Angle Photography
Mighty Optical Illusions
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8
3D Illusion Chalk Drawings II
3D Illusion Chalk Drawings II
The Work of Kurt Wenner
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7
3D Illusion Chalk Drawings
3D Illusion Chalk Drawings
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6
3D Illusory Graffiti
3D Illusory Graffiti
Chalk Ice Age Hits Ireland With Incredible Ice Crevasse
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5
Optical Illusion Wallpaper
Optical Illusion Wallpaper
Warped Wall Coverings
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4
Illusory Fashion Photography
Illusory Fashion Photography
Brian Walker's Ironic 'Plastic Fantastic'
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3
Intense Optical Illusions
Intense Optical Illusions
Akiyoshi Kitaoka's Illustrations are Freakishly Intense
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2
Optical Illusion Body Painting
Optical Illusion Body Painting
Creative Paint Job Turns Three People Into the Image of a Tiger
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3D Floor Murals
3D Floor Murals
10 Incredible Optical Illusion Designs to Floor Your Friends
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