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36 Stimulating Furniture Designs

From Optical Illusion Rugs to Deceptive Porcelain Bricks

— June 18, 2018 — Art & Design
Stimulating furniture designs are important for an engaging interior arrangement because they capture the attention by way of formatting, function and aesthetic. While the focus of some brands extends in creating highly sculptural pieces that give an artistic and museum-forward ambiance to the contemporary home, others step up the game by infusing their designs with a strong illusory property that prompts individuals to look or feel twice.

Therefore, the stimulating furniture is not only functional, it is also incredibly sculptural and offers a multi-sensory experience that goes beyond its traditional instrumentality. From Patricia Urquiola's optical illusion rugs to Bodegón Cabinet's dimension-challenging chairs, deceptive, stimulating furniture can definitely find a lot of opportunities to engage people and disrupt interior design.
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Mirrored Tableware Sets
Mirrored Tableware Sets
Half/Full Uses Bowls, Plates and Spoons with Illusions to Trick Diners
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Flicker-Free Panel Lighting Displays
Flicker-Free Panel Lighting Displays
LG Display's OLED Panels Illuminate a Baskin Robbins in Seoul
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Crystal-Inspired Gem Mirrors
Crystal-Inspired Gem Mirrors
Designer Debra Folz's Mirror Collection is Delicate and Elegant
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Deceptive Spherical Lights
Deceptive Spherical Lights
Child Studio's 'In the Shadow of a Man' Features Angled Surfaces
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Collaborative Psychedelic Mirrors
Collaborative Psychedelic Mirrors
The Atlas Mirror Takes Influence from Colorful 80s Aesthetics
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Colorful Moiré Carpet Designs
Colorful Moiré Carpet Designs
Gabriel Dawe and Mannington's 'Moiré Collection' Debuted at NeoCon
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Deceptive Porcelain Bricks
Deceptive Porcelain Bricks
Ceramica Rondine's Brick Generation Collection Looks Like Brick
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Inspirational Patterned Postcards
Inspirational Patterned Postcards
MOO and PATTERNITY Created an Illusory Postcard Collection
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Vibrantly Colored Illusory Interiors
Vibrantly Colored Illusory Interiors
Ana House's Rooms are Divided by Color and Odd Shapes
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Optical Illusion Coin Banks
Optical Illusion Coin Banks
The New Supreme Coin Bank is a Fun Illusion Toy for Storing Money
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Illusory Interior Designs
Illusory Interior Designs
Architect Sean Griffiths Used Trompe L'Oeil Techniques to Create Space
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Fur-Covered Timepieces
Fur-Covered Timepieces
The Touch Clock's Hands are Covered in a Mop of Fur
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Elegant Cork Armchairs
Elegant Cork Armchairs
This Chair by KDVA Studio Was Inspired by Ancient East Design
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Contemporary Double-Walled Drinkwear
Contemporary Double-Walled Drinkwear
The 'Li-wai' Series Puts a Modern Twist on Chinese Ceramics
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Optical Illusion Floor Treatments
Optical Illusion Floor Treatments
The 'Void Rug' Creates an Endless Pit within Your Home
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Irregular Rug Shapes
Irregular Rug Shapes
Patricia Urquiola's New Collection is Available in Three Primary Colors
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Illusory Bookstore Designs
Illusory Bookstore Designs
The Zhongshuge Bookstore Has an Expansive Space and a Unique Design
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Lopsided Kneeling Tables
Lopsided Kneeling Tables
This Unbalanced Table Creates the Illusion of a Living Creature
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Geometrically Shapeshifting Shelving
Geometrically Shapeshifting Shelving
Olafur Eliasson's Green Light Series has a Triangular Pattern
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Abstract Workspace Wall Coverings
Abstract Workspace Wall Coverings
Visual Magnetics' 'Forces' Collection Features Illusive Designs
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Optical Illusion Mirrors
Optical Illusion Mirrors
Bower Created the Arch Mirror to Resemble Windows and Doors
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Optical Illusion Rugs
Optical Illusion Rugs
Patricia Urquiola's New Rugs Use Block of Color and Bold Outlines
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3D Gradient Rugs
3D Gradient Rugs
This Three-Dimensional 'Carpet Sign' Collection Was Designed by Karim Rashid
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Minimalist Optical Illusion Art
Minimalist Optical Illusion Art
Erika Zolli's New Black and White Series Plays Tricks on the Eyes
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Optical Illusion Furniture
Optical Illusion Furniture
'The Parallel Universe' Collection Was Designed Using Opposing Lines
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Slanted Furniture Collections
Slanted Furniture Collections
XYZ Integrated Architecture's '60 Series' Line Plays With Perception
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Multi-Level Plating Experiences
Multi-Level Plating Experiences
Supertaster 2.0 Creates an Elevated Dining Experience
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Protest-Inspired Public Benches
Protest-Inspired Public Benches
'Riot of Color' Was Inspired by the 2011 London Riots
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Illusive 3D Flooring Patterns
Illusive 3D Flooring Patterns
Atrafloor's Geometric Line Consists of Abstract Cubist Patterns
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Optical Concept Chairs
Optical Concept Chairs
The Le Redonda Chair by Bodegón Cabinet Plays with Dimensions
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Energy-Harnessing Glass Blocks
Energy-Harnessing Glass Blocks
These Solar Glass Blocks Aim to Naturally Illuminate Buildings
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Illusory Retail Shops
Illusory Retail Shops
The Lemonade Studio Shop boasts Mirrored Counters and Striped Surfaces
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Elegant Emotive Speakers
Elegant Emotive Speakers
The Laier Speaker Projects Mood-Matching Lights on Its Panels
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Translucent Vertical Vinyl Players
Translucent Vertical Vinyl Players
The 'o-ton' Vertical Record Player Has Smart Integration
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Optical Illusion Bookshelves
Optical Illusion Bookshelves
This Floating Bookshelf Makes it Look Like Your Books Can Levitate
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Futuristic Tea Kettle Designs
Futuristic Tea Kettle Designs
Norm Architects Designed This Gorgeous Tea Kettle Made of Glass
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