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Vertigo-Inducing Carpets

Watch Your Step on This Optical Illusion Rug

— February 3, 2014 — Art & Design
This optical illusion rug creates the frightening impression that you are descending a set of dark and foreboding steps.

Measuring 3-feet by 5-feet and made from 100% polyester, this creatively designed rug is sure to create a sense of vertigo in those unfortunate souls you subject to walking on it. Called the Stairway to Darkness Rug, one glance and it's easy to see how it received its name. A set of six steps are printed on the carpet that gradually get smaller; at the same time darkness surrounding the steps grows and grows until it completely envelops the steps.

The incredible effect of this optical illusion rug will terrify friends into thinking they're descending a steps that will lead them to their doom. When in fact, they've only just entered your house.
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